The 2020 Headies Award ceremony took place on Sunday, February 21.
The 2020 Headies Award show was the 14th edition of the prestigious ceremony.
On February 21, 2021, Nigeria’s premier music award show held via virtual and live media due to COVID-19 restrictions.
A lot of the show had been pre-recorded and the live event, featuring nominees held at Eko Hotels and Suites, Victoria Island, Lagos.
The red carpet began at 5 pm while the main event commenced at 8 pm.
This year saw winners in new categories; Songwriter of The Year and Best Alternative Album.
The hosts for the night were popular comedian, Bovi and media personality, Nancy Isime.
Nigerian recording artiste, Fireboy emerged victorious in five different categories; one year after he missed out on the award for the ‘Next Rated Artiste’ to Mavin Records’ Rema. The 24-year-old YBNL signee bagged the most award for the night; the categories include- Best RnB single; Best RnB Album; Pop album; Hip hop revelation; and the award for Album of the year, ‘Apollo’.
Afrobeats legend, Wizkid went home with two awards.
You can see the full list of winners below;
Best Recording of the year: Brymo- Ozymandias
Pop Single of the year: DJ Neptune x Joeboy x Mr Eazi- Nobody
Producer of the year: PHEELZ ‘BILLIONAIRE’ BY TENI
Rap Album of the year: AQ- GOD’S ENGINEERING
R&B Album of the year: Fireboy- Laughter, Tears & Goosebumps
Alternative Album: Roots- The Cavemen
Pop Album: Fireboy- Apollo
Music Video of the year: Davido- 1 Milli
R&B Single: Fireboy- Tattoo girl
Best Collaboration: Ladi Poe x Simi- Know you
Rap Single of the year: Falz x Ms Banks- Bop Daddy
Male Vocal Performance: Praiz- Under the sky
Female Vocal Performance: Niniola- Addicted
Next Rated: Omah Lay
Headies Revelation: Fireboy
Lyricist on a Roll: Illbliss- Country
Best Street Hop artiste: Mayorkun- Geng
Alternative song– Moelogo- I wonder
Album of the year: Fireboy- Apollo
Artiste of the year: Wizkid
Headies Viewer’s Choice: Wizkid
Rookie of the year: Bad Boy Timz
Songwriter of the year: Simi- Duduke
SPECIAL RECOGNITION: Idris Abdul-Kareem
Hall of Fame: King Sunny Ade