#BaddestGuyEverLiveth: Olamide bags 8 nominations for the “Headies” – See full nomination list

by Tutu Akinlabi

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Rapper, Olamide really is the “baddest guy ever liveth.”

The star has bagged a whopping 8 nominations for the Hip Hop World Awards aka “The Headies”

The star shared the news and this photo via Instagram and captioned it :

Team YBNL tnx a lot !!! Please let’s keep it going .. Vote for my guy Baddo

See other artistes that made the nomination list:

  1. BEST RECORDING OF THE YEAR
A non-voting category for the best single recording by an artiste or group in year under review.
  1. I WISH – WAJE
  2. GOOD MORNING –      BRYMO
  3. NATURAL     SOMETHING – SOUND SULTAN
  4. THIS YEAR -     JAYWON
  1. PRODUCER OF THE YEAR
An individual responsible for producing the most acclaimed song or album in the year under review.
  1. PHEELZ -     DUROSOKE
  2. DTUNES – SHO     LEE
  3. DEL B –      LIMPOPO
  4. LERIQ – LIKE     TO PARTY
  5. LEGENDURY     BEATS – EMI NI BALLER
  1. BEST MUSIC  VIDEO
A voting category for the best conceptualist, best directed and most exciting video in the year under review. This award goes to the video director.
  1. ALINGO – JUDE     OKOYE/CLARENCE PETERS
  2. OLIVER TWIST –      SESAN
  3. GAGA CRAZY –      AJE FILM WORKS
  4. AZONTO– MOE     MUSA
  5. YES/NO -     CLARENCE PETERS
  1. BEST     R&B/POP ALBUM
A category for the best R&B/Pop Album in the year under review (by single individual or group).
  1. IYANYA VS.     DESIRE – IYANYA
  2. O.B.O. –      DAVIDO
  3. R&BW –      BANKYW
  4. BLESSED –      FLAVOUR
  5. AWAY &     BEYOND – 2FACE
  1. BEST R&B  SINGLE
A category for the best R&B single in year under review (by single individual or group).
  1. DON’T LET GO –      CAPITAL FEMI
  2. GOOD GOOD     LOVING – BANKYW
  3. LIKE TO PARTY      – BURNA BOY
  4. RICH &     FAMOUS – PRAIZ
  5. OMOTE – ESE     PETERS
  1. BEST POP SINGLE
A category for the best pop single in year under review (by single individual or group)
  1. IHE NE ME –      2FACE
  2. The KICK -     WANDE COAL FT DON JAZZY
  3. GOBE – DAVIDO
  4. CATCHING COLD      – TUNDE EDNUT
  5. UR WAIST  – IYANYA
  6. GOODY BAG –      D’PRINCE
  1. BEST  REGGAE/DANCEHALL SINGLE
A category for the best Reggae/Dancehall single in year under review (by single individual or group).
  1. I WISH – WAJE
  2. RIHANNA -     OREZI
  3. GIVE IT TO ME      – GENERAL PYPE
  4. GO DOWN – BABA     DEE
  1. BEST RAP ALBUM
A Non-Voting Category for the Best Album By A Rap Artiste Or Group In Year Under Review.
  1. OGA BOSS – ILL     BLISS
  2. THE SECOND     COMING – VECTOR
  3. YBNL – OLAMIDE
  4. BOOK OF RAP     STORIES – REMINISCE
  1. BEST COLLABO
A voting category for the best R&B, Pop or Hip-hop collaborative track (including cameos).
  1. GHOST MODE –      PHYNO FT. OLAMIDE
  2. TONY MONTANA     (REMIX) – NAETO C FT. D’BANJ
  3. BADDEST BOY –      EME FT. WIZKID, SKALES & BANKYW
  4. EZIOKU –      LYNXXX FT.  IKECHUWKU, ILL BLISS     & PHYNO
  5. EMI NI BALLER      – CHIDINMA FT. SUSPECT & ILL BLISS
  6. BABY MI DA     (REMIX) – DR. VICTOR OLAIYA FT. 2FACE
  1. BEST RAP     SINGLE
A voting category for a single (released on-air) recording of a rap.
  1. MAN OF THE     YEAR – PHYNO
  2. ANAM ACHI     KWANU – ILL BLISS FT. PHYNO
  3. DUROSOKE –      OLAMIDE
  4. 2 MUSSHH –      REMINISCE
  5. GHOST MODE –      PHYNO FT OLAMIDE
  1. BEST VOCAL     PERFORMANCE (MALE)
A non-voting category for the single male artiste with the most outstanding vocal performance on a single song or album.
  1. RICH AND     FAMOUS – PRAIZ
  2. OMOTE – ESE     PETERS
  3. DON’T LET GO –      CAPITAL FEMI
  4. YES/NO –      BANKYW
  1. BEST VOCAL     PERFORMANCE (FEMALE)
A non-voting category for the single female artiste with most outstanding vocal performances on a single song or album.
  1. I WISH – WAJE
  2. TOH BAD –      NIYOLA
  3. IRAWO -  SEYI SHAY
  4. TOTALLY YOURS     – ZAINA
  5. ONLY YOU –      NIKKI LAOYE
  1. NEXT RATED
This category is a voting category for the most promising upcoming officially unreleased (or signed) act in the year under review.
  1. SEAN TIZZLE
  2. DAMMY KRANE
  3. BURNA BOY
  4. SEYI SHAY
  5. PHYNO
  1. HIP HOP WORLD     REVELATION
A voting category for the best new artiste in the year under review.
  1. W.A.J.E – WAJE
  2. OMO BABA OLOWO      – DAVIDO
  3. FRENZY –      D’PRINCE
  4. THE YEAR OF     R’N’B – CAPITAL FEMI
  1. LYRICIST ON     THE ROLL
A non-voting category for the Rap Artiste with the best lyrical depth and performance on a single song or album.
  1. OLAMIDE –      VOICE OF THE STREETS
  2. BOOGEY –      SANCTUM
  3. MODE 9 – LET     IT GO
  4. PHYNO – MAN OF     THE YEAR
  1. BEST     STREET-HOP ARTISTE
A voting category for the artiste whose songs are inspired by the streets. Such song should captain lingua, which may also be originated by the artiste and popular on the street.
  1. TERRY G – RUN     MAD
  2. DUROSOKE –      OLAMIDE
  3. MY DEAR –      DAMMY KRANE
  4. SKIBO – SOLID     STAR
  5. ALAYE – LKT
  1. BEST      ‘ALTERNATIVE’ SONG
A voting category for the artiste whose songs reflect any form or style of music which falls outside the mainstream of recent or past popular musical trends.
  1. REPETE –      BLACKMAGIC
  2. OMO PASTOR –      AJEBUTTER FT. BOJ
  3. FEEL ALRIGHT -     SHOW DEM CAMP FT. BOJ & POE
  4. THIS YEAR -     JAYWON
  1. ALBUM OF THE     YEAR
A voting category for the best album (solo or group) in year under review, that meets judges requirements of excellence (in every realm: Songwriting, production, rendition and promotion) and acceptability (Sales and popularity).
  1. IYANYA VS.     DESIRE– IYANYA
  2. O.B.O. –      DAVIDO
  3. R&BW -      BANKYW
  4. BLESSED –      FLAVOUR
  5. YBNL – OLAMIDE
  1. ARTISTE OF THE     YEAR
Most critically and commercially adjudged artiste in the year under review. Overall most successful artiste for the year under review.
  1. IYANYA
  2. DAVIDO
  3. WIZKID
  4. FLAVOUR
  5. OLAMIDE
  6. ICE PRINCE
  1. SONG OF THE     YEAR
A voting category for the most popular song in the year under review. This category is usually decided by voting.
  1. DUROSOKE –      OLAMIDE
  2. UR WAIST –      IYANYA
  3. ALINGO –      P-SQUARE
  4. SHO LEE – SEAN     TIZZLE
  5. LIMPOPO – KCEE
  1. BEST AFRICAN     ARTISTE
A non-Nigerian award category for an individual African artiste with the most outstanding album and astonishing achievements in year under review.
  1. R2BEES
  2. MAFIKIZOLO
  3. LIQUID DEEP
  4. SARKODIE
  5. MICASA
  1. HALL OF FAME
Special recognition for excellence and outstanding impact to the entertainment industry.
            ONYEKA ONWENU

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