Burna Boy, Wizkid, Davido others win big at Headies

5 Sep 2022

Award-winning artistes, Burna Boy, Wizkid, Davido and others have won big at the 2022 Headies Award.

The 15th annual Headies award, was held at the Cobb Energy Performing Arts Centre in Atlanta, the first time the show held outside Nigeria.

Wizkid and Tems were among the top winners of the night, as their international hit song ‘Essence’, which was declared the best song in music history by American rapper and fashion designer, Kanye West.

The song also won the song of the year award and best R&B single.

The artistes also won individual awards, as Wizkid won album of the year for ‘Made in Lagos’, while Tems won Best Female Artiste and best R&B album for ‘If Orange Was A Place’.

Burna Boy and Davido won double awards; Burna Boy won best male artiste and African Artiste of the Year award, while Davido got digital award of the year and humanitarian award of the year.

Buju BXXN, won the 2022 Headies Awards Next Rated Award. His award came with a 2022 ultra Bentley Bentayga SUV worth over N300million.

See other winners of 2022 Headies Awards:

Best recording of the year: ‘Celebrate me’- Patoranking

Song of the year: ‘Essence’- Wizkid feat. Tems

International artiste recognition: Chris Brown

Songwriter of the year: “Sinner”- Adekunle Gold

Special recognition (talent): D’Banj

Best Afrobeats Single: ‘Peru’ – Fireboy DML

Best streethop artiste:  ‘Amenor Amapiano Remix’ Goya Menor &Nektunez