Many of the favourite Nigerian artists took home different awards at the 2018 Headies awards held early on Sunday.
Popular in entertainers Davido and Small Doctor are among the numerous artistes that won the 2018 Headies awards held Saturday night.
While millionaire Davido won award as Best Pop single and artist of the year, Small Doctor won the 2018 best street hop artiste.
Others are MI- Best rap single; Teni- Rookie of the year; Reminisce- Best rap album.
Others are – Innocent Idibia (2face) and Ayodeji Balogun (Wizkid).
The awards in the early hours of Sunday culminated from the 12th edition of HEADIES which took place at the Eko Convention Centre, Victoria Island, Lagos.
NAN also reports that Headies award formerly known as the Hip Hop World Awards was established in 2006 by the Hip Hop World Magazine of Nigeria to recognize outstanding achievements in the Nigerian music industry.
It usually features performances by established and promising artists. Wizkid received the best music video award, the best R and B pop album award and the viewers’ choice award for his song ”Come closer”.
2face had the best reggae dancehall single award for his song ” Holyholy”.
Other winners are Mayorkun with next rated award; Omawumi- female best vocal performance; Praiz- male best vocal performance; Nasty C- Africa artiste of the year; Aramide- Best Alternative Song.
Simi- Best recording of the year; Yemi Alade- Best Performer; Tiwa Savage- Best collabo; Kidominant- Producer of the year; MI- Lyricist on the roll.
Lagos State and some companies were recognised as industry brand ambassadors.
They were MTN, Globacom, Federal Inland Revenue Service, Nigerian Breweries, Pepsi, and Hennessey.