The Headies Award for Album of the Year is an award presented at The Headies, a ceremony that was established in 2006 and originally called the Hip Hop World Awards.[note 1] It was first awarded to Get Squared in 2006.
|The Headies Award for Album of the Year|
|Awarded for||Best album released by a solo artist or group in year under review, that meets judges requirements of excellence and acceptability|
|Presented by||Hip Hop World Magazine|
|Album of the Year|
|2020||Apollo – Fireboy DML||Won|||
|African Giant – Burna Boy||Nominated|
|Afro Pop Vol. 1 – Adekunle Gold||Nominated|
|Yellow – Brymo||Nominated|
|Boo of the Booless – Chike||Nominated|
|2019||Moral Instruction by Falz||Won|||
|About 30 by Adekunle Gold||Nominated|
|Outside by Burna Boy||Nominated|
|No Bad Songz by Kizz Daniel||Nominated|
|2018||Simisola by Simi||Won|||
|Gold by Adekunle Gold||Nominated|
|Klĭtôrĭs by Brymo||Nominated|
|Ijele the Traveler by Flavour||Nominated|
|Sounds from the Other Side by Wizkid||Nominated|
|The Playmaker by Phyno||Nominated|
|2016||New Era by Kizz Daniel||Won|||
|Stories that Touch by Falz||Nominated|
|Wanted by Wande Coal||Nominated|
|Seyi or Shay by Seyi Shay||Nominated|
|2015||Street OT by Olamide||Won|||
|The Chairman by M.I||Nominated|
|Ayo by Wizkid||Nominated|
|Double Trouble by P-Square||Nominated|
|Rich & Famous by Praiz||Nominated|
|King of Queens by Yemi Alade||Nominated|
|2014||Baddest Guy Ever Liveth by Olamide||Won|||
|The Journey by Sean Tizzle||Nominated|
|L.I.F.E - Leaving an Impact for Eternity by Burna Boy||Nominated|
|No Guts No Glory by Phyno||Nominated|
|2013||YBNL by Olamide||Won|||
|Desire by Iyanya||Nominated|
|Omo Baba Olowo by Davido||Nominated|
|R&BW by Banky W.||Nominated|
|Blessed by Flavour N'abania||Nominated|
|2012||The Invasion by P-Square||Won|||
|Everybody Loves Ice Prince by Ice Prince||Nominated|
|Superstar by WizKid||Nominated|
|Super C Season by Naeto C||Nominated|
|2011||The Unstoppable International Edition by 2face Idibia||Won|||
|MI 2 by M.I||Nominated|
|Back From The Future by Sound Sultan||Nominated|
|Turning Point by Dr SID||Nominated|
|Beautiful Imperfection by Aṣa||Nominated|
|2010||Mushin 2 Mo'Hits by Wande Coal||Won|||
|C.E.O by Da Grin||Nominated|
|Un-darey-ted by Darey||Nominated|
|Danger by P-Square||Nominated|
|Least Expected by Bracket||Nominated|
|2009||Street Credibility by 9ice||Won|||
|The Entertainer by D'banj||Nominated|
|Paradigm Shift by Mode 9||Nominated|
|Talk About It by M.I||Nominated|
|The Unstoppable by 2face Idibia||Nominated|
|2008||Asa by Aṣa||Won|||
|Game Over by P-Square||Nominated|
|Grass 2 Grace by 2face Idibia||Nominated|
|E Pluribus Unum by Mode 9||Nominated|
|Independent by Faze||Nominated|
|2007||Hitsville by Paul Play||Won|||
|Free at Last by FreeStyle||Nominated|
|After Da Storm by Weird MC||Nominated|
|2006||Get Squared by P-Square||Won|||
|Total wins||3 wins||2 wins||1 win|
|Total noms||5 nominations||3 nominations||2 nominations|
- The nominees for the 2006 edition are not included in the Recipients table because they are not available.
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