The Headies 2011

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The Headies 2011
Date October 22, 2012 (2012-10-22)
Location Eko Hotel and Suites
Victoria Island, Lagos
Country Nigeria
Host Rita Dominic and eLDee
Television/Radio coverage
Network HipTv
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The sixth edition of The Headies (formerly called The Hip Hop World Awards) were hosted by Rita Dominic and eLDee.[1] The show was held on October 22, 2011, at the Eko Hotel and Suites in Victoria Island, Lagos. 2face Idibia received three awards, including the Artiste of the Year plaque. Darey took home the Best R&B Single and Recording of the Year plaques for his song "The Way You Are". Chocolate City rappers M.I and Ice Prince won two awards apiece. Don Jazzy and Dr SID both took home an award. Capital Femi walked away with the Best Vocal Performance (Male) award. Wizkid won the Next Rated category and was presented a Hyundai Sonata at a later date. Waje was the only female to win an award. The Hall of Fame award went to Afro juju musician Shina Peters. A total of twenty one plaques made up of 21 carat gold were given out.[2][3][4][5][6]

Performers[edit]

Winners and nominees[edit]

Best R&B/Pop Album Best Rap Album
  • Untouchable - Ruggedman
  • MI2 - M.I (Winner)
  • I Am William - 2Shotz
  • African American - Sauce Kid
  • Boys Are Not Smiling - Terry Tha Rapman
Best R&B Single Best Pop Single
Best Vocal Performance (Male) Best Vocal Performance (Female)
  • Darey - "The Way You Are"
  • Bez - "More You"
  • Capital Femi - "Money Money Money" (Winner)
  • Timi Dakolo - "There Is A Cry"
Best Rap Single Best Street-Hop Artiste
  • Samklef - "Noni"
  • Jahbless (featuring Ice Prince, Durella, Reminisce, and eLDee) - "Joor Oh (Remix)" (Winner)
  • Olamide - "Eni Duro"
  • Konga - "Kabakaba"
  • Wizboyy - "Owusagi"
Best Collabo Lyricist on the Roll
  • "You Know it" - Goldie (featuring eLDee)
  • "Facebook Love" - Essence (featuring Jaywon)
  • "Joor Oh (Remix)" - Jahbless (featuring Ice Prince, Durella, Reminisce, and eLDee)
  • "Number One" - M.I (featuring Flavour) (Winner)
  • "Oleku" - Ice Prince (featuring Brymo)
  • Mode 9 - "Rhyme Tight" (Winner)
  • Ice Prince - "Oleku"
  • M.I - "Undisputed"
  • Terry Tha Rapman - "Boys Are Not Smiling"
  • Vector - "Get Down"
Song of the Year Best Recording of the Year
  • "Oleku" - Ice Prince (featuring Brymo) (Winner)
  • "Only Me" - 2 Face Idibia
  • "Give It To Me" - D'Prince (featuring D'banj)
  • "Pop Something" - Dr SID (featuring D'banj)
  • "Fimile" - Kas
  • "The Way You Are" - Darey (Winner)
  • "God Hand" - Eva Alordiah
  • "Rain Drops" - 2 Face Idibia
  • "Be My Man" - Asa
Album of the Year Artiste of the Year
  • MI2 - M.I
  • Back From The Future - Sound Sultan
  • Turning Point - Dr SID
  • Beautiful Imperfection - Asa
  • The Unstoppable International Edition - 2 Face Idibia (Winner)
Producer of the Year Best Music Video Director
  • Don Jazzy - "Over the Moon", "Mr Endowed", and "Pop Champaign" (Winner)
  • Samklef - "Don't Dull", "Kilode", "Jonzing World", and "Noni"
  • Jay Sleek - "Only Me" and "2010"
  • Jesse Jagz – "Oleku" and "Jargo"
  • Cobhams Asuquo – "The Way You Are" and "There Is A Cry"
  • Patrick Elis - "Holla at Your Boy"
  • Clarence Peters - "You Know It"
  • Gini - "Ko Ma Roll"
  • Mex - "Pop Off Selecta"
  • DJ Tee - "Eni Duro" (Winner)
Next Rated African Artiste of the Year
  • Ice Prince - "Oleku"
  • Wizkid - "Holla at Your Boy" (Winner)
  • Olamide - "Eni Duro"
  • Tiwa Savage - "Kele Kele Love"
  • AngolaCabo Snoop - "Windeck" (Winner)
  • Ghana R2Bees - "Kiss Your Hand"
  • South Africa Liquideep - "Fairytale"
  • South Africa Freshlyground - "Waka Waka"
  • Ghana V.I.P - "Away"
Hip Hop World Revelation of the Year Hall of Fame
  • Dr SID (Winner)
  • Mo'Cheddah
  • Jesse Jagz
  • YQ
  • Lynxxx

References[edit]

  1. ^ Arogundade, Funsho (22 June 2011). "Rita Dominic, elDee Host The Headies". P.M. News. Retrieved 28 February 2014. 
  2. ^ Bilen-Onabanjo, Sinem (2 August 2011). "The Headies 2011 Nominees Announced". Fab Magazine. Retrieved 28 February 2014. 
  3. ^ "24 Hours To ‘The Headies’: D’banj, 2Face, Whizkid, Others Battle For Honours". P.M. News. 21 October 2011. Retrieved 28 February 2014. 
  4. ^ Arogundade, Funsho (26 October 2011). "2011 The Headies: 2Face, Darey, MI, Others Win Multiple Awards". P.M. News. Retrieved 28 February 2014. 
  5. ^ "Who rules @ The Headies?". Vanguard. 22 October 2011. Retrieved 28 February 2014. 
  6. ^ "The 2011 edition of the Hip-Hop World Awards – "The Headies" took place at the…". Golden Icons. Retrieved 28 February 2014.