The Headies Award for Next Rated

The Headies Award for Next Rated is an award presented at The Headies, a ceremony that was established in 2006 and originally called the Hip Hop World Awards.[note 1][1] It was first presented to Aṣa in 2006.[2] In addition to receiving the award plaque, recipients of the Next Rated honor are given a gifted with SUVs at a later date.[3][4][5]

The Headies Award for Next Rated
Awarded forMost promising upcoming act in the year under review
Presented byHip Hop World Magazine
First awarded2006
Last awarded2022

In 2022, The Headies announced that the Next Rated category will henceforth receive a brand new 2022 Bentley Bentayga, valued at over N300 million, instead of the SUVs Bnxn won the 2022 next rated award.


Recipients edit

Next Rated
Year Nominees Result
2022 BNXN Won
Ayra Starr Nominated
Lojay Nominated
Ruger Nominated
Zinoleesky Nominated
2020[7] Omah Lay Won
Tems Nominated
Bella Shmurda Nominated
Oxlade Nominated
2019 Rema Won
Lyta Nominated
Victor AD Nominated
Fireboy DML Nominated
Joeboy Nominated
Zlatan Nominated
2018 Mayorkun Won
Maleek Berry Nominated
Dice Ailes Nominated
Johnny Drille Nominated
Zoro Nominated
2016 Mr Eazi Won
Ycee Nominated
Humblesmith Nominated
Tekno Miles Nominated
Aramide Nominated
2015 Reekado Banks Won
Kiss Daniel Nominated
Cynthia Morgan Nominated
Korede Bello Nominated
Lil Kesh Nominated
2014 Patoranking Won
Runtown Nominated
Orezi Nominated
Skales Nominated
Yemi Alade Nominated
2013 Sean Tizzle Won
Dammy Krane Nominated
Burna Boy Nominated
Seyi Shay Nominated
Phyno Nominated
2012 Davido Won
Eva Alordiah Nominated
Praiz Nominated
Chuddy K Nominated
2011 Wizkid Won
Ice Prince Nominated
Olamide Nominated
Tiwa Savage Nominated
2010 Skuki Won
General Pype Nominated
Mo'Cheddah Nominated
Jesse Jagz Nominated
D'Prince Nominated
2009 Omawumi Won
YQ Nominated
MP Nominated
Kel Nominated
D'Jinee Nominated
2008 Wande Coal Won
GT The Guitarman Nominated
Banky W. Nominated
M.I Nominated
Cyrus da Virus Nominated
2007 Overdose Won
Naeto C Nominated
Lawal Olumo Nominated
Kage Nominated
C-Mion Nominated
Gino Nominated
Blaise Nominated
2006 Aṣa Won

Notes edit

  1. ^ The nominees for the 2006 edition are not included in the Recipients table because they are not available.

References edit

  1. ^ "The Headies Awards releases Nominees List for 12th Edition". BellaNaija. 13 April 2018. Retrieved 24 March 2019.
  2. ^ "Winners - The Headies 2006". Hip Hop World Magazine. Retrieved 24 March 2019.
  3. ^ Lade (8 November 2013). "Hip TV's Next Rated: Who's Next?". DStv. Retrieved 15 March 2014.
  4. ^ "Olamide Heads The Headies". Thisday. 29 December 2013. Retrieved 15 March 2014.
  5. ^ Arogundade, Funsho (26 October 2011). "2011 The Headies: 2Face, Darey, MI, Others Win Multiple Awards". P.M. News. Retrieved 15 March 2014.
  6. ^ "Headies goes to USA for 15th edition". 5 March 2022. Retrieved 23 February 2022.
  7. ^ "See di full list of winners for di 14th edition of Headies". BBC News Pidgin. Retrieved 2021-02-26.