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Wizkid is a pioneer.

At the 2022 edition in Atlanta, Georgia, Wizkid, who won his first Headies Award in 2011 with “Holla at your Boy,” shone brightly.  

Ayodeji Balogun, better known by his stage name Wizkid, is a prominent music artist from Nigeria who has won the Headies award more times than any other artist ever. 

The artist took home five prizes at the 15th Headies Awards, which took place on Sunday in Atlanta, Georgia’s Cobb Energy Performing Arts Center. 

Viewers witnessed live performances by Ruger, Ladipoe, Flavour, and other artists during the event, which was hosted by Nollywood actress Osas Ighodaro and Hollywood actor Anthony Andersen. 

Wizkid won two of the four album categories, including Album of the Year and Best Afrobeat Album (Made in Lagos) (Made in Lagos-Deluxe Edition). His other two honors came from his song “Essence,” which he co-wrote with Tems. It was named Best Collaboration, Best R&B Single, and Song of the Year. On Saturday, September 4, 2022, Kanye West uploaded the single’s cover on his Instagram profile and said, “Best song in music history to date.”

Wizkid, who began winning Headies Awards in 2011 with the Next Rated Category song “Holla at your Boy,” has now won a total of 16 Headies.

Source: TurnTables Charts

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