Nigerian Grammy Award-winning Afrobeats artiste, Ayodeji Ibrahim Balogun also known as Wizkid on Sunday won five awards at the Headies Award held at the Cobb Energy Performing Arts Centre in Atlanta.
Wizkid became the most decorated artiste in the history of the awards after winning 5 categories from the ten he was nominated for, to take his tally of the headies award to 15.
Wizkid won the song of the year for (Essence) ft Tems, best collaboration (Essence) ft Tems, best R&B single (Essence) ft Tems, best Afrobeats album (Made in Lagos ) and Album of the year (Made in Lagos deluxe edition) at the Glamour Event Centre, in Atlanta, United States.
His feat at the awards is coming after popular rapper, Kanye West declared Wizkid’s Essence has the best ever in music history.
Full list of winners and their categories at the awards:
Best Rap Album – Olamide (Carpe Diem)
Best Collaboration – Wizkid feat. Tems (Essence)
Best R ‘n’ B Single – Wizkid feat. Tems (Essence)
Album of the Year – Wizkid (Made in Lagos (Deluxe Edition)
Best Afrobeat Album – Wizkid (Made in Lagos)
Songwriter of the Year – Adekunle Gold (Sinner).
Best Music Video – TG Omori (Champion – Fireboy DML feat. D Smoke)
Artiste of the Year – Burna Boy (Nigeria)
Best Male Artiste – Burna Boy
Digital Artiste of the Year – Davido
Humanitarian Award of the Year – Davido
Best Recording of the Year – Patoranking (Celebrate Me)
Producer of the Year – SARZ (Monalisa – Lojay and SARZ)
Best Alternative Album – Ibeji (Intermission)
Headies’ Viewer’s Choice – Arya Starr (Bloody Samaritan)
Best Afrobeat Single – Fireboy DML (Peru)
Best Reggae and Dancehall Album – Patoranking (Three)
Best Vocal Performance (female) – Waje (Last Time)
Best Vocal Performance (Male) – Oxlade (Ojuju)
Lyricist on The Roll – A-Q (The Last Cypher)
Best Streethop Artiste – Goya Menor & Nektunez (Amenor Amapiano remix)
Best Rap Single – Ladipoe feat BNXN (Feeling)
Best Alternative Single – Flavour (Doings)
Rookie of the Year – Fave
Best Inspirational Single – Kcee & Okwesili Eze group (Cultural Praise)
Special Recognition -Dbanj (Talent)
Hall of fame – Angelique Kidjo
International Artiste Special Recognition – Akon & Wycle Jean
Best Central African Artiste of the Year – Innoss’B
Best East African Artiste of the Year – Diamond Platinumz
Best North Africas Artiste of the Year – Latifa (Tunisia)
Best South African Artiste of the Year – Focalistic (South Africa)
Best West African Artiste of the Year – Gyakie
Special Recognition – Efe Omorogbe, Sunday Are, and Bose Ogbulu