Tuesday, August 28, 2012

The 2012 Headies Nomination

Headies 2012
Ladies and Gentlemen the Headies is here once again and this year's edition will hold on Sunday 20th October 2012 at the Eko Hotels & Suite Lagos.

Below is the nomination list for this year's award arranged in Different categories:

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

ARTIST 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)
  • J 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) – Ajeh
  • 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 Artist 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 asingle 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 ARTIST 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
  • Chuddy K

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
I want to say a big congratulations to all who made the list and a bigger congratulations to the potential winners.

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