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The Headies 2012 Nominations List

Posted by donboye on August 28, 2012 in News · 38 Comments


As released by the screening committee on Tuesday, August 28, 2012 Only music materials released into the Nigerian market between March 2011 and February 2012 are eligible for nomination for Hip-Hop World Awards 2012.

 

ALBUM OF THE YEAR

Best album (solo or group) in year under review, that meets judges requirements of excellence (in every realms: songwriting, production, rendition and promotion) and acceptability (sales, popularity)

Everybody Loves Ice Prince                      – Ice Prince

The Invasion                                                 – P-Square

Superstar                                           – Wizkid

Super C Season                              – Naeto C

 

ARTISTE OF THE YEAR

Most critically and commercially adjudged artiste in the year under review Overall most successful artiste for the year under review.

P-Square

Wizkid

Ice Prince

Naeto C

D’Banj

 

SONG OF THE YEAR

Most popular song from an album in year under review. Decided by voting

Chop My Money                   – P-Square ft. Akon & May-D

Dami Duro                             – Davido

Oliver Twist                           – D’Banj

Gaga Crazy                           – Chuddy K

Kukere                                   – Iyanya

 

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

Stupid Song                          – Bez

Private Trips                          – Wande Coal

Ara                                          – Brymo

I Love You                             – Praiz

 

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.

Cobhams                               – Stupid Song (Bez)

Tee-Y Mix                              – Super C Season (Naeto C)

Shizzy                                                – Dami Duro (Davido)

Jay Sleek                                           – Private Trips (Wande Coal)

Jesse Jags                            – E.L.I (Ice Prince)

 

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.

5 & 6 (Naeto C)                                 – Clarence Peters

Chop My Money Remix (P-Square)         – Jude Okoye

Ara (Brymo)                                       – Aje Filmworks

Kosorombe (Dipp ft. Da Grin)        – Mex

 

BEST R N B SINGLE

Best R&B single in year under review (by single individual or group)

Private Trips                          – Wande Coal

Stupid Song                          – Bez

Nawti                                      – Olu Maintain

Soundtrack                           – May D

Love Me (3X)                                    – Tiwa Savage

 

BEST POP SINGLE

Best pop single in year under review (by single individual or group)

Dami Duro                             – Davido

Oliver Twist                           – D’Banj

Gaga Crazy                           – Chuddy K

Chop My Money                   – P-Square

Kukere                                   – Iyanya

 

BEST R N B/ POP ALBUM

Best R&B or pop album in year under review (by single individual or group)

Superstar                   – Wizkid

Super Sun                – Bez

Versus                                   – 9ice

The Invasion                         – P-Square

 

BEST RAP SINGLE

Best single released on-air recording of a rap song

Too Much Money     – Iceberg Slim

Shutdown                 – Phyno

Angeli                                    – Vector ft. 9ice

Oh My Gosh              – Yung6ix

Young Erikina                      – Olamide

 

BEST RAP ALBUM

Best album by a rap artiste or group in year under review

E.L.I                                        – Ice Prince

The Dreamer Project                      – Show Dem Camp

Rapsodi                                 – Olamide

Super C Season                  – Naeto C

 

LYRICIST ON THE ROLL

Rap Artiste with best lyrical depth and performance on a single song or album

Vector                                     – Angeli

Yung6ix                     – Oh My Gosh

Iceberg Slim              – Too Much Money

Phyno                                    – Shutdown

Erigga                                    – Mo Street Gan

 

BEST COLLABO

Best R&B, Pop or hip hop collaborative track (including cameos) in year under review

Chop My Money remix        – P-Square ft. Akon & May-D

Angeli                                                – Vector Ft. 9ice

Carolina                                 – Sauce Kid Ft. Davido

Stupid Song                          – Bez Ft. Praiz

Orobo                                                 – Sound Sultan Ft. Excel & Flavour

 

BEST VOCAL PERFORMANCE (MALE)

Single male artiste with most outstanding vocal performance on a single song or album

Wande Coal              – Private trips

Banky W                    – Low Key

Praiz                           – I Love You

Brymo                                     – Ara

Bez                             – Stupid Song

 

BEST VOCAL PERFORMANCE (FEMALE)

Single female act with most outstanding vocal performance on a single song or album

Tiwa Savage                                     – Love Me, Love, Love Me

Chidinma                              – Kedike

Ijeoma                                                – Oloomi

Waje                                       – Na The Way

 

AFRICAN ARTISTE OF THE YEAR

Non Nigerian category

Sarkodie (Ghana)                – Azonto

Camp Mulla (Kenya)                       – Feel No Pain

D-Black (Ghana)                  – Get On The Dancefloor

Zahara (South Africa)                     – Loliwe

 

BEST STREET HOP

The most popular street-hop single in year under review

Kako Bi Chicken      – Reminisce

Gaga Crazy               – Chuddy K

Akpako                       – Terry G

Roll                             – Rayce

Mo Street Gan          – Erigga

 

NEXT RATED

Most promising upcoming officially unreleased act in the year under review

Davido

Eva Alordiah

Praiz

Flowssick

 

HIP HOP WORLD REVELATION OF THE YEAR

Best New artiste in the year under review

Wizkid

Ice Prince

Bez

Timi Dakolo

Olamide

 

HEADIES HALL OF FAME

Special recognition for excellence and outstanding impact to the entertainment industry.

Femi Kuti





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33 total comments on this postSubmit yours
  1. I hope Iceprince Wins in all the Categories he was Nominated because he is the only one I see there.. Zamani Boi!

  2. erigga bring home the awards, na u get am. Lol

  3. Why dem no nominate I PRAY O by bigmax or DEY GO by em06…chai! One day we go reach dere too ooo….Olamide u gatz collect reach 3 awards ooo…*smile*

  4. Song of the year category aint fair at all, i believe all dose songs were sinply off d hook, dey all deserve an award

  5. I wish zamani win all the category he was nominated he’s d bomb so far so wt wizzy but y isn’t mi nominated in d best rap series?

  6. @Yung6ix,Erigga…..I bilive una……bring d award to d south

  7. Hey guys dnt b too excited yet my man Khali abdul will b d next big name in naija k though the industry don’t recognise him yet very soon I beliv u man

  8. What happened to vec and saucekid’s kitchen street? Nominators na wa oo. Anywayz VEC is d beast.. Maul ur awards

  9. http://t.co/F09xx3pC enter make u see ogede

  10. #TeamWIZKID!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

  11. naeto c rocks

  12. Team WiZkiD_–_he is de man ++he must win de awards –++ goodluck(team WIzzy ROCKZ

  13. #team @wizkidayo

  14. Una no serious o. . .where’s M.I ? Mtcheww 2 whoeva did d selection. . .get out, da short black boi rulez.

  15. @davido ur head deh dere….vector u re sighted,monster sauce u guyz should grab the heads na una own..Tush say so

  16. But where’s Sarz in all this? 🙁

  17. olamide is the man wish u d best cuz yung erikina ilefo illuminati is 4 street,bigmax kilon fosi sud at b nominated.

  18. What’s fucking wrong with dis 9ja peeps.. D’banj is everything you’ve ever asked for, he is d ruler of the musical prime now and all artist are celebrating him already so what you all saying.. Abeg give d’banj all awards where he’s nominated, Oliver twist! The only afrobeat tract to ever be on the top ten chart of the uk chart list not even that he lasted there for the first 9 weeks and don’t forget Good Music lolz.. You all are mentioning baby musicians.. All bullshits. D’banj take the glory all of it ok.. Team D’banj forever ..

  19. were is dammy krane and MI

  20. I hope ma guy Olamide is awarded one or two of diz award oo,where he is being listed..

  21. Iyanya shld hv 1 or 2 awardz

  22. Download Madpuppy's naija mixtape here.
    http://www.4shared.com/mp3/gJ5EZMyt/MadPuppys_Nai

    Follow @madpuppyinc

  23. TeamYoung6ix

  24. Hey frnds, download “No One” by Yokky ft 2ds on http://m.naijapals.com/music.php?id=22630
    Enjoy this.

  25. Tank God for dbanj in music industry……I really appreciate u.I believe u can do more..please do much better than these more……ur glory hit these world these year….who ever complains u make u more famous and u will forever stand as a strong tree among the best.wish u best 4rm bayo brown again….ekiti state university student

  26. TeamOlamide!!! We got 2 awards already. Rapsody rules

  27. Team neato c, we’re 10 over 10 on point joooooor, wizkid and davido you are sighted much love you guys are bestest.

  28. I wish 9ice, Davido ????? Olamide d very best of luck, ??? guys really deserve d award in each category ??? are nominated for.big up 2 ??? all. 1 luv!

  29. The best rappers in da game right nw re 4rm south,,so south shout to my warri niggas #TeamErigga & TeamYung6ix….Bring home the award,,LarryBird say so

  30. @Wizkidayo you’ve got the artists of the year award no lele

  31. Erigga is my man…i love the guy like mad…furukpe niggas….chop cheat an die mehn

  32. solo baby; itz OLA baby
    Erikina u 2mussH

  33. @smith fuck you ??? D’banj he is no more da best

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