Burna Boy, Davido, and others Battle for Best Album ahead 2023 Headies

The nominated list for the 16th edition of The Headies, the most prestigious music awards ceremony in Nigeria, was announced on Wednesday.

Numerous local and foreign musicians who have received recognition for their contributions to the music scene in the previous year are included on the list.

Notably, Burna Boy, a Grammy-winning artist known by his stage name Damini Ogulu, garnered the most nominations overall with a total of 11.

Along with Victony, Davido, Rema, Asake, Omah Lay, and Omah Lay, he is in the Album of the Year competition.

The award this year will also honor foreign performers that have established themselves in the Nigerian music scene. Drake, Future, Selena Gomez, Don Toliver, and Ed Sheeran are among the artists up for the 2023 International Artist of the Year award.

Below is a list of some nomination categories of the 16th Headies awards

“Alone” – Burna Boy
“Soweto” – Victony and Tempoe
“I’m a Mess” – Omah Lay
“Ku lo sa” – Oxlade
“Stand Strong” – Davido
“No Woman, No Cry” – Tems

Magicstickz – “Sungba Remix”
Pheelz – “Electricity”
Andrevibez & London – “Calm Down”
Tempoe – “Soweto”
Kel-P – “Kpe Paso”
Rexxie – “Abracadabra”

“Loyal” – Simi
“I’m a Mess” – Omah Lay
“Lift Me Up” – Tems
“Alone” – Burna Boy
“In My Mind” – BNXN
“Earth Song” – Wizard Chan

Album Of The Year
Love, Damini – Burna Boy
Mr Money With The Vibe – Asake
Rave And Roses – Rema
Boy Alone – Omah Lay
Outlaw – Victony
Timeless – Davido

Song Of The Year
“Calm Down” – Rema
“Last Last” – Burna Boy
“Ku Lo Sa” – Oxlade
“Buga” – Kizz Daniel & Tekno
“Finesse” – Pheelz Ft. Bnxn
“Sungba Remix” – Asake Ft. Burna Boy

Best Inspirational Single
“Stand Strong” – Davido Ft Sunday Service Choir
“Jireh (My Provider)” – Limoblaze, Lecrae & Happi Music
“This Year” – Victor Thompson & Ehis ‘d’ Greatest
“Eze Ebube” – Neon Adejo
“Tobechukwu” – Nathaniel Bassey And Mercy Chinwo
“I Get Backing” – Victoria Orenze

Digital Artiste Of The Year
Burna Boy
Ayra Starr
Omah Lay
Kizz Daniel

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