sarkodie wins best african act in the headies

Written by on 10/21/2012

Ghanaian rapper, Sarkodie stays winning as he bagged the Headies Award for Best African Act at the well attended ceremony which took place at the expo hall of the Eko Hotel and Suites in Lagos, Nigeria on Saturday, October 20.

The big winners on the night included Wizkid, Vector and P-Square with two nods apiece.

Rapper Vector might received his first ever ‘Headie’ in the ‘Best Rap Single’ category for his hit ‘Angeli’ featuring 9ice, as well as the ‘Lyricist on the Roll’ award.

The night also saw Psquare returnig to the Headies’ honours list after a two-year hiatus. Their ‘Invasion’ album won ‘Album of the Year’ and ‘Best R&B-Pop Album’.

In addition, elder brother Jude Okoye also received the award for ‘Best Music Video,’ beating tough competition from Clarence Peters. The ‘Artiste of the Year’ went to EME signee Ayo ‘Wizkid’ Balogun. The 22-year-old was also awarded the ‘Revelation of the Year’ award.

Full List of Winners at the 2012 Headies:

Best RnB Singer – May D – Soundtrack

Best Pop Single – Iyanya – Kukere

Best Rap Single – Angeli -Vector ft 9ice

Best RnB/Pop Album – P Square

Best Street Hop – Chuddy K

Best RnB Pop Album – P-Square

Best Rap Album – Ice Prince – E.L.I

Best Vocal Performance (Male) – Wande Coal – Private Trips

Best Vocal Performance (Female) – Tiwa Savage – Love Me Love Me Love Me

Best Collaboration – Sound Sultan ft Excel and Flavour – Orobo

Revelation of the Year – Wizkid

Recording of the Year – Brymo – Ara

Best Label Head – Banky W

Producer of the Year – TY Mix – Super C Season (Naeto C)

Lyricist on the Roll – Vector – Angeli

Next Rated – Davido

African Artist of the Year – Sarkodie (Ghana) Azonto

Artiste of the Year – Wizkid

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