The year 2019 has no doubt witnessed the rise of so many talented singers, slowly dominating the music industry. With every month, comes a hit song from these fast-rising stars that seem to have developed a spirit of healthy competition amongst themselves.
The Next Rated award at the annual Headies is a highly coveted prize won by the ‘upcoming’ act that has shown the most promise in the year in review. The Winner also gets a car and joins an influential ‘alumni’ of previous superstar winners.
From all the glitz & glam from the special red carpet reception with all shades of designs, the memorable appearances from performing artiste to announcing the winners, attendees were definitely prepared for an interesting indulgence of undiluted entertainment.
Rema, Falz, Teni, Burna Boy, Mayorkun were amongst the big winners of the night and trust us to deliver, we have the full list of winners for you.
Here’s the full list
Best Pop Single — Teni (Case)
Producer of the Year — Killertunes (Fake Love by Duncan Mighty & Starboy)
Best Rap Album — Falz (Moral Instruction)
Best R&B/Pop Album — Mayorkun (Mayor of Lagos)
Best Music Video — Clarence Peters (Dangote)
Best R&B Single — Seyi Shay feat. Runtown (Gimme Love)
Best Collabo — Burnaboy feat. Zlatan (Give Dem)
Best Rap Single — Falz (Talk)
Best Vocal Performance (Male) — Wurld
Best Vocal Performance (Female) — Teni
Next Rated — Rema
Hip-Hop World Revelation — Mayorkun
Lyricist on the Roll — AQ (Crown)
Best Street-Hop Artiste — Chinko Ekun (Able God)
Best Recording of the Year — Teni (Uyo Meyo)
Best Alternative Song — Johnny Drille (Finding Efe)
Album of the Year — Falz (Moral Instruction)
Special Recognition Award — Paul Okoye (Paul OO of Upfront and Personal)
Artiste of the year — Burna Boy
Song of the year — Burna Boy (Ye)
Headies’ Viewer’s Choice — Teni
Best Performer — Yemi Alade
Rookie of the Year — Barry Jyah