The Headies: Nominees list out

Nominee List ALBUM OF THE YEAR Best album (solo or group) in year under review, that meets judges’ requirements of excellence (in realms as: songwriting, production, rendition and promotion) and acceptability (sales, popularity) MI2 – M.I Back From The Future – Sound Sultan Turning Point – Dr Sid Beautiful Imperfection – Asa Unstoppable Int’l Edition – 2Face ARTISTE OF TH E YEAR Most critically and commercially adjudged artiste in the year under review. Overall most successful artiste for the year under review. Darey MI D’banj Tuface Duncan Mighty SONG OF THE YEAR Most popular song released as a single or from an album in the   year under review. Decided by voting Oleku – Ice Prince Ft. Brymo Only Me – 2Face Give It To Me – D’ Prince ft. D’banj Pop Something – Dr Sid ft. D’banj Fimile – Kas RECORDING OF THE YEAR Best single recording ( On-air only or released) by artiste or group in year under review. Originality and production very essential The Way You Are – Darey God Hand – Eva Rain Drops – Tuface Be My Man – Asa PRODUCER OF THE YEAR The individual responsible for producing the most acclaimed songs/ album in the year under review. His CV for the year includes top-notch tracks and production credits no one can fault. Don Jazzy – “Over the Moon” by Dr Sid, Mr Endowed, Pop Champaign Samklef – Don’t Dull, Kilode, Jonzing World, Noni J Sleek – Only Me, 2010 Jesse Jagz – Oleku, Jargo Cobhams – The Way you Are, The re Is A Cry BEST MUSIC VIDEO ( AWARD GOES TO DIRECTOR) Best conceptualised, best edited, best picture, best directed and most exciting video in year under review as voted by fans and decided by the jury. Patrick Elis – Holler At Your Boy Clarence Peters – You Know It (Goldie) Gini – Ko Ma Roll (Mo’ Cheddah) Mex – Pop Off Selecta ( Dipp) DJ Tee – Eni Duro (Olamide) BEST R ‘N’ B SINGLE Best R&B single in year under review (by single individual or group) Only Me – 2Face The Way You Are – Darey I Gat Money – Femi Ft. Eedris For A Minute – Waje Oyi – Flavour BEST POP SINGLE Best pop single in year under review (by single individual or group) Give It To Me – D’ Prince Pop Champaign – Dr. Sid Holler At Ur Boy – Wizkid Endowed – D’banj Fimile – Kas BEST R ‘N’ B/ POP ALBUM Best R&B or pop album in year under review ( by single individual or group) Turning Point – Dr Sid Beautiful Perfection – Asa Back To The Future – Sound Sultan Double Dare – Darey Unstoppable Int’l Edition – 2Face BEST RAP SINGLE Best single released on-air recording of a rap song Oleku – Ic Prince Ten Over Ten – Naeto C Boys Are Not Smiling – Terry Tha Rapman Eni Duro – Olamide She and My Swagga – Ruggedman feat Ice Prince BEST RAP ALBUM Best album by a rap artiste or group in year under review Untouchable – Ruggedman MI2 – M.I I Am William – 2Shotz African American – Sauce Kid Boys Are Not Smiling – Terry Tha Rapman LYRICIST ON THE ROLL   Rap Artiste with best lyrical depth and performance on a single song or album Modenine – Rhyme Tight Ice Prince – Oleku MI – Undisputed Terry Tha Rapman – Boys Are Not Smiling Vector – Get Down BEST COLLABO        Best R&B, Pop or hip hop collaborative track (including cameos) in year under review You Know it – Goldie ft Eldee Facebook Love – Essence ft Jaywon Joor Oh (Remix) – Jahbless ft. Ruggedman, Ice Prince, Durella, Reminisce & Eldee Number One – M.I ft. Flavour Oleku – Ice Prince ft. Brymo BEST VOCAL PERFORMANCE (MALE) Single male artiste with most outstanding vocal performance on a single song or album Darey – The Way You Are Bez – More You Femi – Money Money Money Timi Dakolo – The re Is A Cry   BEST VOCAL PERFORMANCE ( FEMALE)        Single female act with most outstanding vocal performance on a single song or album Waje – For A Minute Tiwa Savage – Kele Kele Love Eva – God Hand Ego – Fall In Love AFRICAN ARTIST OF THE YEAR None Nigerian category Cabo Snoop (Angola) – Windeck R2Bees (Ghana) – Kiss Your Hand Liquid Deep (South Africa) – Fairytale Freshly Ground (South Africa) – Waka Waka V.I.P (Ghana) – Away BEST STREET HOP The most popular street-hop single in year under review Noni – Samklef Joor Oh (Remix) – Jahbless ft. Ruggedman, Ice Prince, Durella, Reminisce & Eldee Eni Duro – Olamide Kabakaba – Konga Owusagi – Wizboyy NEXT RATED  Most promising upcoming officially unreleased act in the year under review Ice Prince – Oleku Wizkid – Holler At Your Boy Olamide – Eni Duro Tiwa Savage – Kele Kele Love HIPHOP WORLD REVELATION OF THE YEAR Best New artiste in the year under review Dr. Sid Mo’Cheddah Jesse Jagz YQ Lynxxx BEST CONSCIOUS SONG OF THE Best positive message oriented and social corrective songs that meet judges requirements in areas of composition, production, concept and acceptability. If You Ask Me – Omawumi Wild Wild West – M.I Only Me – 2Face The re Is A Cry – Timi Dakolo One Day – eLDee Tha Don HEADIES HALL OF FAME Special recognitio

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