The 2022 Headies, which are now taking place in Atlanta, United States of America, have given individual prizes to Nigerian singers Olamide, Wizkid, and Adekunle Gold.
Buju BNXN, a Nigerian songwriter, was previously announced as the 2022 Headies Next Rated winner by The PUNCH.
Below is a list of all the prizewinners.
Olamide’s best album is rap (Carpe Diem)
Best Collaboration: Tems and Wizkid (Essence)
Best R & B Single: Tems & Wizkid (Essence)
Year’s Best Album: Wizkid (Made in Lagos) (Deluxe Edition)
Wizkid’s Best Afrobeat Album (Made in Lagos)
Adekunle Gold is the year’s best songwriter (Sinner).
TG Omori’s best music video (Champion – Fireboy DML feat. D Smoke)
Burna Boy is the year’s top artist (Nigeria)
Male Artist of the Year: Burna Boy
Davido was named the year’s top digital artist.
Year’s Humanitarian Award
Davido won the Humanitarian Award of the Year.
Patoranking’s best recording of the year (Celebrate Me).
Producer of the Year – SARZ (Monalisa – Lojay and SARZ) (Monalisa – Lojay and SARZ).
Ibeji’s Best Alternative Album (Intermission)
Arya Starr won the Headies viewers’ choice award (Bloody Samaritan)
Afrobeat song of the year: Fireboy DML (Peru)
Waje won for best female vocal performance (Last Time)
Best Male Vocal Performance: Oxlade (Ojuju)
A-Q is the Roll’s lyricist (The Last Cypher)
Best Streethop Artists: Nektunez and Goya Menor (Amenor Amapiano remix)
The best rap song is by Ladipoe and BNXN (Feeling)
Best Alternative Single – Flavour (Doings) (Doings)
Favorite Rookie of the Year
Kcee and the Okwesili Eze group’s “Best Inspirational Single” (Cultural Praise)
Special Commendation for Dbanj (Talent)
Angelique Kidjo is in the Hall of Fame.
Akon and Wycle Jean receive special recognition as international artists.
Innoss’B is the best Central African performer of the year.
Most talented East African artist