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The Informer
5th August 2011, 12:27 AM
Ghana’s VIP and R2bees will be competing with the likes of Cabo Snoop (Angola), Liquid Deep (South Africa), and Freshly Ground (South Africa) for the non-Nigerian category, African Artist of the Year at the 2011 Hiphop World Awards known as the Headies.

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Meanwhile, it appears there would be a strong contention for honours between label mates M.I and Iceprince this year as they popped up in the most nominations alongside the likes of 2face Idibia, Wizkid, Darey, Dr Sid and others. The nominations were revealed Tuesday afternoon in Nigeria.

The full list of nominees is as follows:

ALBUM OF THE YEAR

MI2 – M.I

Back From The Future – Sound Sultan

Turning Point – Dr Sid

Beautiful Imperfection – Asa

Unstoppable Int’l Edition – 2Face

ARTISTE OF THE YEAR

Darey

MI

D’banj

Tuface

Duncan Mighty

SONG OF THE YEAR

Oleku – Ice Prince Ft. Brymo

Only Me – 2Face

Give It To Me – D’Prince ft. D’banj

Pop Something – Dr Sid ft. D’banj

Fimile – Kas

RECORDING OF THE YEAR

The Way You Are – Darey

God Hand – Eva

Rain Drops – Tuface

Be My Man – Asa

PRODUCER OF THE YEAR

Don Jazzy – “Over the Moon” by Dr Sid, Mr. Endowed, Pop Champaign

Samklef – Don’t Dull, Kilode, Jonzing World, Noni

J Sleek – Only Me, 2010

Jessie Jagz – Oleku, Jargo

Cobhams – The Way you Are, There Is A Cry

BEST MUSIC VIDEO (DIRECTOR)

Patrick Elis – Holler At Your Boy

Clarence Peters – You Know It (Goldie)

Gini – Ko Ma Roll (Mo’Cheddah)

Mex – Pop Off Selecta (Dipp)

DJ Tee – Eni Duro (Olamide)

BEST R ‘N’ B SINGLE

Only Me – 2Face

The Way You Are – Darey

I Gat Money – Femi Ft. Eedris

For A Minute – Waje

Oyi – Flavour


BEST POP SINGLE

Give It To Me – D’Prince

Pop Something – Dr. Sid

Holler At Ur Boy – Wizkid

Endowed – D’banj

Fimile – Kas

BEST R ‘N’ B/ POP ALBUM

Turning Point – Dr Sid

Beautiful Imperfection – Asa

Back To The Future – Sound Sultan

Double Dare – Darey

Unstoppable Int’l Edition – 2Face

BEST RAP SINGLE

Oleku – Ice Prince

Ten Over Ten – Naeto C

Boys Are Not Smiling – Terry Tha Rapman

Eni Duro – Olamide

She and My Swagga – Ruggedman feat Ice Prince

BEST RAP ALBUM

Untouchable – Ruggedman

MI2 – M.I

I Am William – 2Shotz

African American – Sauce Kid

Boys Are Not Smiling – Terry Tha Rapman


LYRICIST ON THE ROLL

Modenine – Rhyme Tight

Ice Prince – Oleku

MI – Undisputed

Terry Tha Rapman – Boys Are Not Smiling

Vector – Get Down

BEST COLLABO

You Know it – Goldie ft Eldee

Facebook Love – Essence ft Jaywon

Joor Oh (Remix) – Jahbless ft. Ruggedman, Ice Prince, Durella, Reminisce & Eldee

Number One – M.I ft. Flavour

Oleku – Ice Prince Ft. Brymo

BEST VOCAL PERFORMANCE (MALE)

Darey – The Way You Are

Bez – More You

Femi – Money Money Money

Timi Dakolo – There Is A Cry

BEST VOCAL PERFORMANCE (FEMALE)

Waje – For A Minute

Tiwa Savage – Kele Kele Love

Eva – God Hand

Ego – Fall In Love

AFRICAN ARTIST OF THE YEAR

Cabo Snoop (Angola) – Windeck

R2Bees (Ghana) – Kiss Your Hand

Liquid Deep (South Africa) – Fairytale

Freshly Ground (South Africa) – Waka Waka

V.I.P (Ghana) – Away

BEST STREET HOP

Noni – Samklef

Joor Oh (Remix) – Jahbless ft. Ruggedman, Ice Prince, Durella, Reminisce & Eldee

Eni Duro – Olamide

Kabakaba – Konga

Owusagi – Wizboyy

NEXT RATED

Ice Prince – Oleku

Wizkid – Holler At Your Boy

Olamide – Eni Duro

Tiwa Savage – Kele Kele Love

HIPHOP WORLD REVELATION OF THE YEAR

Dr. Sid

Mo’Cheddah

Jesse Jagz

YQ

Lynxxx

BEST CONSCIOUS SONG OF THE YEAR

If You Ask Me – Omawumi

Wild Wild West – M.I

Only Me – 2Face

There Is A Cry – Timi Dakolo

One Day – eLDee Tha Don

HEADIES HALL OF FAME

Chief Raymond Dokpesi



Source: Ameyaw Debrah