List of the Headies 2019 Winners: Music is life and one thing I have learned about life is that we tend to celebrate efforts and good works. The Headies 2019 came as expected, and was held at the Eko Convention Centre in Lagos on Saturday, October 19, 2019.
‘Killin’ Dem’ – Burna Boy featuring Zlatan (WINNER)
‘Amaka’ – 2baba featuring Peruzzi
10. BEST PERFORMER
Yemi Alade (WINNER)
N.B: A non-voting category for the artistes whose stagecraft, showmanship and performance routines are exceptionally conceptualized and executed in the year under review with consideration of live performances.
11. BEST R&B SINGLE
‘Tipsy’ – Odunsi ft. RAYE
‘Serenade’ – Funbi
‘Uyo Meyo’ – Teni
‘Wishes and Butterflies’ – Wurld
‘Gimme Love’ – Seyi Shay ft. Runtown (WINNER)
N.B: A category for the best R&B single in the year under review (by a single individual or group).
N.B: This category is a voting category for the most promising act in the year under review.
20. SONG OF THE YEAR
‘Ye’ – Burna Boy (WINNER)
‘Dumebi’ – Rema
‘Wetin We Gain’ – Victor AD
‘Fake Love’ – Starboy ft. Duncan Mighty, Wizkid
‘Case’ – Teni
‘Leg work’ – Zlatan
‘Baby’ – Joeboy
‘Jealous’ – Fireboy DML
N.B: A voting category for the most popular song in the year under review.
21. ARTISTE OF THE YEAR
Burna Boy (WINNER)
N.B: Most critically and commercially adjudged artiste in the year under review. Overall most successful artiste in the year under review.
22. BEST VOCAL PERFORMANCE (FEMALE)
GoodGirl LA – ‘Bless me’
Waje – ‘Udue’
Teni – ‘Uyo Meyo’ (WINNER)
Tems – ‘Mr Rebel’
Falana – ‘Repeat’
N.B: A non-voting category for the single female artiste with most outstanding vocal performances on a single song or album.
23. AFRICAN ARTISTE RECOGNITION
Master KG – Skeleton Moves [SOUTH AFRICA]
Afro B – Drogba (Joanna) [IVORY COAST]
Sauti Sol – Melanin [KENYA]
King Promise – CCTV [GHANA] (WINNER)
DJ Maphoriza – iWalk Ye Phara [SOUTH AFRICA]
N.B: A non-Nigerian award category for an individual African artiste or group with the most outstanding achievement, impact and infiltration into the Nigerian music scene in the year under review.
Great kudos and a thousand cheers to all the winners. Well-deserved indeed! And my special congratulations goes to the Next Rated Artiste (whom I very much anticipated as victor), Rema, also to my favorite musician right now, Teni, and finally uncle Falz.