The Headies 2008

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The Headies 2008
Date March 15, 2008 (2008-03-15)
Location Planet One, Maryland, Lagos
Country Nigeria
Host Basketmouth and Dakore Egbuson
Television/Radio coverage
Network HipTv
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The third Hip Hop World Awards, hosted by popular comedian Basketmouth and Nollywood actress Dakore Egbuson, were held on March 15, 2008, at Planet One in Maryland, Lagos, Nigeria.[1][2][3]

Winners and nominees[edit]

Winners are emboldened.

Album of the Year Artiste of the Year
  • D'banj (Winner)
  • 2face Idibia
  • P-Square
  • Olu Maintain
Song of the Year Recording Artiste of the Year
  • "Do Me" - P-Square
  • "See Me So" - 2Face Idibia
  • "Kolomental" - Faze
  • "Yahoozee" - Olu Maintain (Winner)
  • "Styllee"' - DJ Jimmy Jatt (featuring 2face, Elajoe & Mode 9)
  • "Bimbamke" - Aṣa (Winner)
  • "Stylee" - Jimmy Jatt
  • "Greenland" - TY Bello
  • "True Love" - 2Face Idibia
  • "Need Someone" - Faze
Producer of the Year Best Music Video
  • Cobhams Asuquo - "Bibanke" (Winner)
  • Mosa - "Greenland"
  • Puffy Tee - "Yahoozee"
  • OJB - See me So
  • ID Cabasa - "Ruggedy Baba"
  • "Stylee" - DJ Tee (Winner)
  • "Do Me" - Jude Okoye
  • "Greenland" - TY Bello & Abbey
  • "Fire on the Mountain" - COSA
  • "Sasha" - Clarence Peters
Best Reggae/Dancehall Album Best R ‘n’ B/ Pop Album
  • Uchie - African Rockstar
  • True Story - Timaya (Winner)
  • Fever - African China
  • Grass to Grace - 2Face Idibia (Winner)
  • Independent - Faze
  • Call my Name - Niyola
  • Press on Part 2 - Indispensables
  • Game Over - P-Square
Best Rap Album Best Collabo
  • Defination - Jimmy Jatt
  • E Pluribus Unum - Mode 9
  • Ruggedy Baba - Ruggedman (Winner)
  • Tha Rapman Begins - Terry Tha Rapman
  • First Lady - Sasha
  • "Stylee" - Jimmy Jatt, Mode 9, 2Face Idibia & Elajoe (Winner)
  • "Ruggedy Baba" - Ruggedman
  • "Lorile" - X-Project
  • "Yahoozey" - Olu Maintain
  • "Booty Call" - Mo Hits All Stars
Best Rap Single Best Vocal Performance (Male)
  • "Crowd Mentality" -M.I (Winner)
  • "Mo" - Rooftop MC
  • "Stylee" - Jimmy Jatt, Mode 9, 2Face Idibia & Elajoe
  • "U know my P" - Naeto C
  • 2Face Idibia - "Stylee"
  • Wande Coal - "Ololufe"
  • Faze - "Someone like You"
  • 9ice - "Ruggedy Baba" (Winner)
Best Vocal Performance (Female) Next Rated
  • Jebele - Kween
  • "Le Fenu So" - Lord Of Ajasa (featuring 9ice)
  • "Bibanke" - Asa (Winner)
  • "Ekundayo" - TY Bello )
  • "Ijoba Orun" - Lara George
  • GT The Guitarman - "Dreamer"
  • Wande Coal - "Ololufe" (Winner)
  • Banky W - "Ebutte Metta"
  • M.I - "Crowd Mentality"
  • Cyrus da Virus - "Very Gbofty"
Hip Hop World Revelation of the Year African Artiste of The Year
  • 9ice (Winner)
  • Aṣa
  • TY Bello
  • Olu Maintain
  • Sasha
Lyricist on The Roll Hall of Fame
  • Terry tha Rapman - "Only 4 Naija"
  • Mode 9 - "Contradiction" (Winner)
  • M.I - "Crowd Mentalist"
  • Ruggedman - "Ruggedy Baba"
  • Obi Asika
  • Olisa Adibua

References[edit]

  1. ^ Adekunle, Ayeni (26 January 2008). "Nigeria: Hip Hop World Awards 2008 is Here!". allAfrica.com. Retrieved 11 March 2014. 
  2. ^ "The Hip Hop World Awards". World Hip Hop Market. 21 March 2008. Retrieved 11 March 2014. 
  3. ^ "Glitz and Flaws of HHWA 2008". Modern Ghana. Retrieved 11 March 2014.