February 22, 2021

Fireboy leads pack of winners at 14th Headies

Fireboy appreciates fans with a meet and greet



By Juliet Ebirim

The 14th edition of the Headies awards held yesterday February 21, 2021 and due to COVID-19 restrictions, the show was virtual, with a huge part  of it pre-recorded.

The live event, featuring nominees held at Eko Hotels and Suites, Victoria Island, Lagos with electrifying performances from Chike, Fireboy, Joeboy and Laycon. Red carpet began at 5pm while the main event commenced at about 9:00pm.

Nigerian musician, Fireboy led the pack of winners with five awards including Album of The Year, while Wizkid won two awards including Artist of The Year.

Celebrities in attendance include Wizkid, 2Baba, Sound Sultan, Fireboy, Idia Aisien, AY,  iLLBliss, Bad Boy Timz, Omah Lay, Mayorkun among others.

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The show which celebrates outstanding achievements in the Nigerian music industry was hosted by comedian, Bovi and media personality, Nancy Isime and saw winners in new categories; Songwriter of The Year and Best Alternative Album.

See list of winners below;

Best R&B Single

Tattoo – Fireboy DML


Best Recording of The Year



Best Music Video of The Year

1 Milli – Davido By Director K


Album of the Year

Apollo – Fireboy


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 Album

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


Headies Hall of Fame


King Sunny Ade


Special Recognition


Eedris Abdulkareem

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