sarkodie wins best african act in the headies
Written by Gossipghana 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.
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