The Headies Award for Album of the Year

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The Headies Award for Album of the Year
Awarded for best album released by a solo artist or group in year under review, that meets judges requirements of excellence and acceptability
Country Nigeria
Presented by Hip Hop World Magazine
First awarded 2006
Last awarded 2015

The Headies Award for Album of the Year is an award presented at The Headies, a ceremony that was established in 2006 and originally called the Hip Hop World Awards.

Album of the Year
Year Nominees Result Ref
2015 Ayo by Wizkid Nominated [1]
The Chairman by M.I Nominated
Street OT by Olamide Won
Double Trouble by P-Square Nominated
Rich & Famous by Praiz Nominated
King of Queens by Yemi Alade Nominated
2014 Baddest Guy Ever Liveth by Olamide Won [2]
The Journey by Sean Tizzle Nominated
L.I.F.E - Leaving an Impact for Eternity by Burna Boy Nominated
No Guts No Glory by Phyno Nominated
2013 YBNL by Olamide Won [3][4]
Desire by Iyanya Nominated
Omo Baba Olowo by Davido Nominated
R&BW by Banky W. Nominated
Blessed by Flavour N'abania Nominated
2012 The Invasion by P-Square Won [5][6]
Everybody Loves Ice Prince by Ice Prince Nominated
Superstar by WizKid Nominated
Super C Season by Naeto C Nominated
2011 The Unstoppable International Edition by 2face Idibia Won [7][8]
Mi2 by M.I Nominated
Back From The Future by Sound Sultan Nominated
Turning Point by Dr SID Nominated
Beautiful Imperfection by Aṣa Nominated
2010 Mushin 2 Mo'Hits by Wande Coal Won [9][10]
C.E.O by Da Grin Nominated
Un-darey-ted by Darey Nominated
Danger by P-Square Nominated
Least Expected by Bracket Nominated
2009 Street Credibility by 9ice Won [11][12]
The Entertainer by D'banj Nominated
Paradigm Shift by Mode 9 Nominated
Talk About It by M.I Nominated
The Unstoppable by 2face Idibia Nominated
2008 Asa by Aṣa Won [13]
Game Over by P-Square Nominated
Grass 2 Grace by 2face Idibia Nominated
E Pluribus Unum by Mode 9 Nominated
Independent by Faze Nominated
2007 Hitsville by Paul Play Won [14]
Free at Last by FreeStyle Nominated
After Da Storm by Weird MC Nominated
2006 Get Squared by P-Square Won [15]

Category records[edit]

Most wins

Rank 1st 2nd 3rd
Artist Olamide P-Square 2face Idibia
Wande Coal
Paul Play
Total wins 3 wins 2 wins 1 win

Most nominations

Rank 1st 2nd 3rd
Artist P-Square Olamide
2face Idibia
Mode 9
Total noms 5 nominations 3 nominations 2 nominations


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  8. ^ "The Headies 2011 Nominees Announced". 2011-08-02. Retrieved 2014-05-17. 
  9. ^ "Music, Glamour & Lots of Yellow as Wande Coal & Da Grin dominate the 2010 HipHop World Awards". Bella Naija. 2010-06-02. Retrieved 2014-05-21. 
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  12. ^ "HipHop World Awards 2009 Nominees Announced". Bella Naija. 2009-03-12. Retrieved 2014-05-17. 
  13. ^ Greg (2008-03-31). "The Hip Hop World Awards". World Hip Hop Market. Retrieved 2014-05-17. 
  14. ^ "Past Winners". 2013-10-17. Retrieved 2014-05-21. 
  15. ^ "Past Winners | The Headies". 2013-10-17. Retrieved 2014-05-21.