Wizkid And Tems Emerge As The Top Winners Of 2022 Headies Award – See Full List Here

The Headies Award is an annual ceremony to recognize the achievements in the Nigerian music industry. The award event was established in 2006 by the Hip Hop World Magazine of Nigeria. The 15th edition of the ceremony was held on 5th, September 2022 at Cobb Energy Performing Arts Center in Atlanta, USA.   

The event was hosted by Hollywood Actor, Anthony Anderson, and Nollywood Actress, Osas Ighodaro. There were captivating live performances by notable Nigerian musicians like Ruger, Asake, Fireboy DML, Ladipoe, among others.

Wizkid and Tems emerged as the top winners of the 2022 Headies award. Wizkid won 5 awards at this year’s event, and he has been crowned as the highest recipient since the inception of Headies in 2006 – he has bagged a total of 20 Headies awards so far.

The most coveted award, the Next rated category was won by BNXN (Fka Buju) who received a Bentley car as a prize.

See full list of award winners and their categories:

1. Best Rap Album

Olamide- Carpe Diem

2. Best Alternative Song

Flavour- Doings

3. Best Rap Single

Ladipoe x Buju (aka BNXN)- Feelings

4. Best Street Hop Award

Nektunez x Goya Menor’s- Ameno Amapiano

5. Best Female Vocal Performance

Waje- Last time

6. Lyricist on the Roll award

A-Q- The Last Cypher

7. Producer of the Year

SARZ (featuring Lojay)– Monalisa

8. Recording of the Year

Patoraking- Celebrate Me

9. Best Video Director

TG Tomori- Fireboy x D Smoke “Champion”

10. Best R&B single

Wizkid X Tems- Essence

11. Best Alternative Album

Ibejii- Intermission

12. Best Dancehall/Reggae Album

Patoranking- Three

13. Collaboration of the Year

Wizkid x Tems- Essence

14. Songwriter Award

Adekunle Gold- Sinner

15. Best Afrobeats Single

Fireboy- Peru

16. Song Of The Year

Wizkid x Tems- Essence

17. Viewers Choice Award

Ayra Starr- Bloody Samaritan

18. Next Rated Award


19. Best Inspirational Song

KCee & Okwesili Eze Group- Cultural Praise

20. Album Of The Year

Wizkid- Made In Lagos

21. Best Central African Artiste Of The Year


22. International Artiste Special Recognition

Wyclef Jean

23. Special Recognition (Talent)


24. Special Recognition Awards

Bose Ogulu
Efe Omorogbe
Sunday Are

25. Rookie of the Year


26. Best R&B Album

Tems- If Orange Was A Place (EP)

27. Female Artist of the Year


28. Humanitarian of the Year


29. Digital Artist of the Year


30. Best Male Artist

Burna Boy

31. Best African Act

Burna Boy

32. Best International Artist Recognition

Chris Brown

33. Hall Of Fame

Angelique Kidjo

34. Best West African Artist

Gyakie (Ghana)

35. Best Male Vocal Performance


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