Headies [Hip-Hop World Awards] 2011 Nominees… Choc Boyz Grab 13 Total Nominations

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It sure looks like the Choc Boyz put the Headies nominations in a choke-hold, as they grab 13 total nominations in this years Headies. Including features, you can bump that up to 16 total. Very impressive showing.

Other artists who have shined in this years nomination list include 2face (with 6 total), Dr. SID (4 nominations), Darey (4 nominations) and Asa (3 nominations). Pretty exciting list of nominees if you ask me.

It is important to note that this list is based on music work released between Dec 2009 & Feb 2011.

ALBUM OF THE YEAR

Best album (solo or group) in year under review, that meets judges’ requirements of excellence (in realms as: songwriting, production, rendition and promotion) and acceptability (sales, popularity)

MI2 – M.I

Back From The Future – Sound Sultan

Turning Point – Dr Sid

Beautiful Imperfection – Asa

Unstoppable Int’l Edition – 2Face

 

ARTISTE OF THE YEAR

Most critically and commercially adjudged artiste in the year under review. Overall most successful artiste for the year under review.

Darey

MI

D’banj

Tuface

Duncan Mighty

 

SONG OF THE YEAR

Most popular song released as a single or from an album in year under review. Decided by voting

Oleku – Ice Prince Ft. Brymo

Only Me – 2Face

Give It To Me – D’Prince ft. D’banj

Pop Something – Dr Sid ft. D’banj

Fimile – Kas

 

RECORDING OF THE YEAR

Best single recording (On-air only or released) by artiste or group in year under review. Originality and production very essential

The Way You Are – Darey

God Hand – Eva

Rain Drops – Tuface

Be My Man – Asa

 

 

PRODUCER OF THE YEAR

The individual responsible for producing the most acclaimed songs/album in the year under review. His CV for the year includes top-notch tracks and production credits no one can fault.

Don Jazzy – “Over the Moon” by Dr Sid, Mr. Endowed, Pop Champaign

Samklef – Don’t Dull, Kilode, Jonzing World, Noni

J Sleek – Only Me, 2010

Jessie Jagz – Oleku, Jargo

Cobhams – The Way you Are, There Is A Cry

 

BEST MUSIC VIDEO (AWARD GOES TO DIRECTOR)

Best conceptualized, best edited, best picture, best directed and most exciting video in year under review as voted by fans and decided by the jury.

Patrick Elis – Holler At Your Boy

Clarence Peters – You Know It (Goldie)

Gini – Ko Ma Roll (Mo’Cheddah)

Mex – Pop Off Selecta (Dipp)

DJ Tee – Eni Duro (Olamide)

 

BEST R ‘N’ B SINGLE

Best R&B single in year under review (by single individual or group)

Only Me – 2Face

The Way You Are – Darey

I Gat Money – Femi Ft. Eedris

For A Minute – Waje

Oyi – Flavour

 

BEST POP SINGLE

Best pop single in year under review (by single individual or group)

Give It To Me – D’Prince

Pop Champaign – Dr. Sid

Holler At Ur Boy – Wizkid

Endowed – D’banj

Fimile – Kas

 

BEST R ‘N’ B/ POP ALBUM

Best R&B or pop album in year under review (by single individual or group)

Turning Point – Dr Sid

Beautiful Perfection – Asa

Back To The Future – Sound Sultan

Double Dare – Darey

Unstoppable Int’l Edition – 2Face

 

BEST RAP SINGLE

Best single released on-air recording of a rap song

Oleku – Ice Prince

Ten Over Ten – Naeto C

Boys Are Not Smiling – Terry Tha Rapman

Eni Duro – Olamide

She and My Swagga – Ruggedman feat Ice Prince

 

BEST RAP ALBUM

Best album by a rap artiste or group in year under review

Untouchable – Ruggedman

MI2 – M.I

I Am William – 2Shotz

African American – Sauce Kid

Boys Are Not Smiling – Terry Tha Rapman

 

LYRICIST ON THE ROLL

Rap Artiste with best lyrical depth and performance on a single song or album

Modenine – Rhyme Tight

Ice Prince – Oleku

MI – Undisputed

Terry Tha Rapman – Boys Are Not Smiling

Vector – Get Down

 

BEST COLLABO

Best R&B, Pop or hip hop collaborative track (including cameos) in year under review

You Know it – Goldie ft Eldee

Facebook Love – Essence ft Jaywon

Joor Oh (Remix) – Jahbless ft. Ruggedman, Ice Prince, Durella, Reminisce & Eldee

Number One – M.I ft. Flavour

Oleku – Ice Prince Ft. Brymo

 

BEST VOCAL PERFORMANCE (MALE)

Single male artiste with most outstanding vocal performance on a single song or album

Darey – The Way You Are

Bez – More You

Femi – Money Money Money

Timi Dakolo – There Is A Cry

 

BEST VOCAL PERFORMANCE (FEMALE)

Single female act with most outstanding vocal performance on a single song or album

Waje – For A Minute

Tiwa Savage – Kele Kele Love

Eva – God Hand

Ego – Fall In Love

 

AFRICAN ARTIST OF THE YEAR

None Nigerian category

Cabo Snoop (Angola) – Windeck

R2Bees (Ghana) – Kiss Your Hand

Liquid Deep (South Africa) – Fairytale

Freshly Ground (South Africa) – Waka Waka

V.I.P (Ghana) – Away

 

BEST STREET HOP

The most popular street-hop single in year under review

Noni – Samklef

Joor Oh (Remix) – Jahbless ft. Ruggedman, Ice Prince, Durella, Reminisce & Eldee

Eni Duro – Olamide

Kabakaba – Konga

Owusagi – Wizboyy

NEXT RATED

Most promising upcoming officially unreleased act in the year under review

Ice Prince – Oleku

Wizkid – Holler At Your Boy

Olamide – Eni Duro

Tiwa Savage – Kele Kele Love

 

HIPHOP WORLD REVELATION OF THE YEAR

Best New artiste in the year under review

Dr. Sid

Mo’Cheddah

Jesse Jagz

YQ

Lynxxx

 

BEST CONSCIOUS SONG OF THE YEAR

Best positive message oriented and social corrective songs that meet judges requirements in areas of composition, production, concept and acceptability.

If You Ask Me – Omawumi

Wild Wild West – M.I

Only Me – 2Face

There Is A Cry – Timi Dakolo

One Day – eLDee Tha Don

 

HEADIES HALL OF FAME

Special recognition for excellence and outstanding impact to the entertainment industry.

Chief Raymond Dokpesi

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You’ve seen the list. So drop your thoughts and comments. What are your thoughts? Who are you rooting for? Who do you think should’ve been nominated? Let’s hear it.

40 COMMENTS

  1. hmmmm Choc Boyz. Una try o. I wanted to see Eva Alordiah on this list though, and is Naeto C's album not being considered this year? I'm not entirely sure. Anyways, I'm roooting for Choc Boyz all the way, and is Lynxxx really a revelation? he suxxxx utunu lol

  2. hmmmm. kinda disapointed dou. but am rooting for choc bois al d wai. nd wat the hell happend to eva and muna? som artist dosnt desrve to be on dis list.if dipp dosnt win for best video den dis award is crap!

  3. choc boys all the way,eva m sad she isn't on the list,dipp must win something,ice prince love love oleku………….

  4. fair enuf list, bt i dont no why there ar mor old songz on d list oda dan new ones,dont tink dis guyz;darey,ruggedman etc really strikd it…cmon, i’d lik 2 shove dier albums tru a toilet and flush it….:-!

  5. So hip hop award is telling me dr sid turning point album is better than 9ice tradition. Lolz. The list is bullshit

  6. Dis list is off da hook coz choc boiz em got all the award’s looking for(requirement) so I dnt even care if dey win everything…..expecially my main man….MUSIC INNOVATOR emself!!!

  7. My boyz are good,choc boys.and i hope they get much award as they are nominated __classic dave de mu

    Chocolate city 4 real.keep xceling.

  8. All the artist get luck say p-square jst lunch his album.if no b so.best album,best video,u remember eno easy #240 million glo contract,and also sure they wil hav the highest nomination.ANY opposition.

    • how about kas for best producer/ kas singles wine 4 me/ kas beat collabo 2face & dbanj.
      this nigerian award thing is who you know its fake

  9. how about kas for best producer/ kas singles wine 4 me/ kas beat collabo 2face & dbanj.
    this nigerian award thing is who you know its fake

  10. Ha i just sighed anyway the nominations is superb i would like to see choc boys winning almost all.(strickly my opinion.)

  11. its not fair how about kas for best producer/ kas singles wine 4 me/ kas beat collabo 2face & dbanj.
    this nigerian award thing is who you know its fake

  12. Choc boiz really did well with 13 nominees which shows they really mean it,and i hope to c sam klef with d best producer award that nite.

  13. it wud had been great 2 see,femile remis on d list bt better stil no room 4 evrybdy in d race of lyf. In jybo was supnse 2 b among best street. Gud luck 2 dose nominated.

  14. 2baba…all…d. Way……..mr incredible also……soory dipp…u ain’t lucky @ all……..iceprince nxt rated..no doubt about dat……..buh fink wizkid should win best fuji artiste…pakurumo

  15. waht r ds ppl lukin 4 here?,,, 2hotz, ruggedman, goldie, yq, mocheda, 4 christ sak we av beta artistes 2 tak dier place,,,,,,,, wizkid is so fake buh hes der, dr sid is so dry buh turnin point ws nominated as best album hw com?,,,, se ds stuf is so anoyin abeg.

  16. ur putin untouchable and i am william ruggedman and 2shotz albums respectively nd super c season is not der ds ur tryin 2 tl us dt dos albums r beta it shebi?

  17. A lot of old folks r 2many..d concept is on prefrences abeg..d ruggedmans,2shots,d 2faces,d don jazzys,dbanjs….Naetoc shud ve bn in alot beta groups like:album of d year dat has ten over ten,share my blessing &an international collabo nd sum oda nice cuts..song of d yr;pop sumtin is old nobody dances dat nw,share my blessing shud ve gone 4best collabo &bxt conscious &even ten ova ten 4conscious..producer of d year;don jazzy,cobhams shud ve bn dropd 4 ty mix.d munas,eva allordiah. R missn..d vision is 2promot d newest talent invention nt 2sing praises 2d already know ones..u guys r really mediocritics!

  18. Gudlok 2 my chocboiz, i fink olamide and wizkid does merit a nomination in d next rated category cuz dey have an album already. Tymix deserved a place in producer of and naeto c with duncan mighty merits more nomination than what was given 2 dem. Best of luck chocboiz

  19. Respect 2 d choc boyz,dey ‘v wokd hard enuf 2 b rewarded…bt dey shuld never tink of layn their hands on d best lyricist on d roll…its 4 OPTIMUSNINE

  20. if wizkid or olamide dnt get any credits den dis award tin is crap!!!also Y is super season nt dere Naeto rili dis well not evn share ma blessin or 10over10 dats bad dis award does nt encourage youngstars abeg it only mks d old fashioned papaz lyk 2shorts,rug head man feel lyk dey r stl alive in d industry wen der r not….my adigun(9ice) waz no where to b found Y???plz encourage d new JAY Z in 9ja VECTOR plzzzzzzzzzzz

  21. haba neato c deserves more dean 1 nomination
    dats sooo bad!!
    s m.i better dan him??
    mtchewwwwwwww!!!!

  22. Duncan mighty should have gotten more nomination after all he did far better than d'banj.let this award be a national something not only Lagos based artiste should be nominated.

  23. As long as chocboiz are occopying the whole space am 100% ok. Nd they will by the power of God claim 10 of the awards in which ever category they are nominated. Chocboiz holdin the touch of rap in nigeria for ever.shine the way for them brothers.even youngmoney can only tell of a better geographical location but nothing more. U guys are too good

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