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The 16th Headies Awards were held on Sunday at Atlanta’s Cobb Energy Performing Arts Centre amid pomp and splendor.

The event, dubbed “Celebrating African Renaissance,” was presented by Osas Ighodaro, a Nollywood actress, and Terrence J, an American media celebrity.

With thrilling performances, Odumodublvck, Young Jonn, Wande Coal, Kcee, Black Sherif, Asake, and others wowed the audience.

Rema was named Best Male Artiste of the Year, while Asake received a brand-new automobile after winning the highly sought Next Rated category.

Similarly, Odumodublvck was awarded a mansion in Lagos after being selected Rookie of the Year.

After much back and forth on social media, neither Blaqbonez nor TG Omori received the prize for Best Music Video of the Year; Director K took the honor.

While accepting his prize for Best Rap Album of the Year for ‘The Young Preacher,’ Blaqbonez maintained, “TG Omori and I are still the best directors.”

Rema took up three trophies in all, including Best Male Artiste of the Year, Digital Artiste of the Year, and African Artiste of the Year.

Full List of Winners And Nominees:

BEST ALTERNATIVE SONG

‘Tinko Tinko’ by Obong Jayar

BEST VIDEO DIRECTOR

‘Calm Down’ by Director K (Rema)

BEST RAP SINGLE

Declan Rice’ by ODUMODUBLVCK

BEST MALE VOCAL PERFORMANCE

‘Kpe Paso’ by Wande Coal

BEST RAP ALBUM

‘Young Preacher’ by Blaqbonez

LYRICIST ON THE ROLL

Flytalk Only’ by Payper Corleone

PRODUCER OF THE YEAR

‘Abracadabra’by Rexxie

BEST MALE ARTIST

Rema

BEST INSPIRATIONAL SONG

‘Eze Ebube’ by Neon Adejo

AFROBEATS SINGLE OF THE YEAR

‘Last Last’ by Burna Boy

ROOKIE OF THE YEAR

ODUMODUBLVCK

SPECIAL RECOGNITION’

Sound Sultan

DIGITAL ARTIST OF THE YEAR

‘Calm Down’ by Rema

BEST STREET HIP-HOP ARTISTE

‘Chance (Na Ham)’ by Seyi Vibez

NEXT-RATED

Asake

ALBUM OF THE YEAR

‘Mr. Money With The Vibe’ by Asake

BEST COLLABORATION

‘Who’s Your Guy Remix’ by Spyro, Tiwa Savage

AFRICAN ARTISTE OF THE YEAR

Rema (Nigeria)

BEST WEST AFRICAN ARTISTE OF THE YEAR

Black Sherif (Ghana)

INTERNATIONAL ARTISTE OF THE YEAR

Selena Gomez

BEST RECORDING OF THE YEAR

‘Soweto’ by Victony, Tempoe

BEST VOCAL PERFORMANCE (FEMALE)

In Between by Waje

BEST CENTRAL AFRICAN ARTISTE OF THE YEAR

Libianca (Cameroon)

BEST R&B Album

‘The Brother’s Keeper’ by Chike

HEADIES VIEWERS’ CHOICE

‘Soweto’ by Victony

BEST EAST AFRICAN ARTISTE OF THE YEAR

Diamond Platinumz (Tanzania)

BEST NORTH AFRICAN ARTISTE OF THE YEAR

El Grande Toto (Morocco)

SONGWRITER OF THE YEAR

‘Loyal’ by Simi Kosoko, Goodsfavour Chidozie, Kosoko Adekunle, Marcel Akunwata

BEST R&B SINGLE

“For my hand’ by Burna Boy

BEST FEMALE ARTISTE

Ayra Starr

BEST SOUTHERN AFRICAN ARTISTE OF THE YEAR

Focalistic (South Africa)

BEST ALTERNATIVE ALBUM

‘Gbagada Express’ by BOJ

HALL OF FAME

Youssou N’dour

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