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Winners At The 16th Headies Awards


September 4, 2023

The 16th Headies Awards ceremony was held in Atlanta, Georgia, on September 3, 2023, for the second year in a row.

Here is a list of all the winners.

Best Rap Single

Odumodublvck – “Declan Rice”

Best Vocal Performance

Wande Coal – “Kpe Paso” 

Best Music Video

Director K – “Calm Down” (Remix)

Best Rap Album

Blaqbonez – Young Preacher 

Lyricist on the roll

Payper Corleone – “Fly talk alone” 

Producer of the year 

Rexxie – Abracadaba Remix 

Best Male Artiste


Rookie of the year


Best Inspirational Single 

Neon Adejo – “Eze Ebube”

Special Recognition 


Afrobeats single of the year 

Burna Boy – “Last Last” 

Digital Artiste of the year 


Best Street Hop Artiste 

Seyi Vibez

Next Rated 


Album of the year 

Asake – “Mr Money with the vibe”

Song of the year 

Burna Boy – “Last Last”

Best Collaboration 

Spyro ft Tiwa Savage – “Who is your guy remix”

African Artiste of the year 

Rema (Nigeria)

Best West African Artiste of the year 

Black Sherif (Ghana)

Best R&B Album

Chike – The Brother’s Keeper

Headies Viewers choice 

Victony- “Soweto”

International Artiste of the year 

Selena Gomez

Best Recording of the year

Victony & Tempoe – “Soweto”

Best Vocal Performance (Female)

Waje – “In Between”

Best North African Artiste of the year 

El Grande Toto – Morocco

Best East African Artiste of the year 

Diamond Platnumz

Best Central African Artiste of the year 

Libianca – Cameroon 

Best Female Artiste 

Ayra Starr 

Hall of Fame 

Youssou N’Dour 

Songwriter of the year

Simi Kosoko, Godsfavour Chidozie, Kosoko Adekunle, Marcel Akunwata – “Loyal” (Simi)

Best Alternate Album

BOJ – Gbagada Express

Best Southern African Artiste of the year 

Focalistic – South Africa

Best R&B Single 

Burna Boy – “For My Hand”

Best Alternative Song 

Wizard Chan – “Earth Song”