Rema led the way as one of the winners with multiple awards at the 2023 Headies held in Atlanta, Georgia.
Asake, ODUMODUBLVCK, Burna Boy, and Victony are other artists who emerged as multiple winners at the 16th Headies Awards, showcasing their talent and contributions to the music industry.
Rema was crowned ‘Best Male Artist’ in recognition of his versatility and impact on the music industry.
Rema’s Calm Down Shines at 2023 Headies
Rema also earned the title ‘Digital Artist of the Year’ for his impressive work, especially on the hit song ‘Calm Down’.
Director K, who directed the music video, won the ‘Best Video Director’ award. At the same time, Selena Gomez was named “International Artiste of the Year” for her feature on the song. This recognition represents the global appeal of Nigerian music and its ability to attract international talent.
Rema receives African Artiste of the Year Award at 2023 Headies
Rema was named the African Artiste of the Year on the continental stage, while Black Sherif from Ghana became the Best West African Artiste of the Year.
The Best Central African Artiste of the Year went to Libianca from Cameroon, the Best East African Artiste of the Year to Diamond Platinumz from Tanzania, the Best North African Artiste of the Year to El Grande Toto from Morocco, and the Best Southern African Artiste of the Year to Focalistic from South Africa.
Other standout winners
Music Luminary, Asake also seized the spotlight by winning the prestigious Album of the Year award for ‘Mr. Money With The Vibe’. He was also recognised as the ‘Next-Rated’ artist, solidifying his potential as a future music icon in Nigeria.
Also, Burna Boy emerged victorious in the “Afrobeats Single of the Year” category for his sensational track ‘Last Last’ and was honoured with the ‘Best R&B Single’ award for his hit song ‘For My Hand’ featuring Ed Sheeran.
Another winner who stood out at Headies was ODUMODUBLVCK. He clinched the title of ‘Best Rap Single’ for his hit track ‘Declan Rice.’ He also secured the ‘Rookie of the Year’ award, which comes with a house.
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