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Africa Entertainment News of Monday, 22 February 2021


Nigeria's Wizkid wins Artiste of the Year category for the 3rd time at Headies Music Awards

Popular Nigerian music star Ayodeji Balogun aka Wizkid was awarded the Artiste of the Year 2021. He also won the Viewers Choice Award.

This would be the third time the Nigerian singer won the Headies Awards for Artiste of the Year.

The 'Joro' hitmaker beats other nominees such as Davido, Tiwa Savage, Mayorkun and Burna Boy to win the award.

Wizkid's appearance to the show this year came as a shock to many as he is known to snub the Headies Award show in the past.

The event held in Lagos, Nigeria on Sunday, February 21, 2021, saw artistes like Simi, Brymo, Fire Boy among others walk away with some awards.

Below are the winners

Best R&B Single

Fireboy DML

Best Recording of The Year


Best Music Video of The Year

1 Milli - Davido By Director K

Producer of The Year

Pheelz - Billionaire by Teni

Best Vocal Performance (Female)

Niniola - Addicted

Best Vocal Performance (Male)

Praiz - Under The Sky

Best Street Hop Artiste

Mayorkun - Geng

Rookie of The Year

Bad Boy Tims - MJ

Best Pop Single

Nobody - DJ Neptune feat Joe Boy and Mr Eazi

Best Collabo

Ladipoe and Simi - Know you

Best Alternative song

Moelogo - I wonder

Best Rap Single

Falz - Bop Daddy feat. MS Banks

Best R&B Album

Fireboy DML - Tears, laughter and goosebumps

Best Alternative Album

Roots - The Cavemen

Next Rated

Omah -Lay

Viewers Choice Award


Songwriter of the Year

Simi - Duduke

Best Pop Award

Fireboy - Apollo

Lyricist on The Roll

Ilbliss Goretti - Country

African Artiste Recognition Award

Master KG

Headies Revelation

Fireboy DML

Best Rap Album

God's Engineering - AQ

Song of The Year

Nobody- DJ Neptune feat. Joeboy and Mr Eazi

Artiste of The Year