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The Headies 2011: Nominees List

Posted by donboye on August 2, 2011 in AUDIO, News, Social Views · 7 Comments


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 THE 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, There 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 – There 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 STREETHOP
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 YEAR
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
There Is A Cry – Timi Dakolo
One Day – eLDee Tha Don
HEADIES HALL OF FAME
Special recognition for excellence and outstanding impact to the entertainment industry.
Chief Raymond Dokpesi





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  1. Just saw the headies nominees and I already see loop holes, some categories ain’t just right

  2. Oleku[song of d year, producer of d year, rap album of d year]……Headies nominees reviewed…

  3. Loooking At The Nominee List of The Headies 2011, Tis Obvious Who The Best Producer Was… Samklef noni

  4. Going through the Headies nominees list

  5. Y shudnt dbanj be nominated 4 d video of the year. Abbaah. Crazy award shows

  6. Y shudnt dbanj be nominated 4 d video of the year. Abbaah . For endowed original or rmx. Boys not smiling was nomited & won best rap single & won it last yr.The same song was nominated dis yr wit d same category likewise femi – money money. If there no sng 4 dat yr den skip such category. Shame 2 d headies. Beef song 4 d best conscious music habaa whats only me doing there.Crazy award shows

  7. Y shudnt dbanj be nominated 4 d video of the year. For endowed original or rmx. Boys not smiling was nomited & won best rap single & won it last yr.The same song was nominated dis yr wit d same category likewise femi – money money. If there no sng 4 dat yr den skip such category. Shame 2 d headies. Beef song 4 d best conscious music habaa whats only me doing there.Crazy award shows


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