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Asake Makes History at Headies, Wins Next Rated Artist and Album of the Year

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Fast-rising Afro-fusion artist Asake made history at the 16th edition of the Headies Awards, becoming the first artist to win the Next Rated Artist and Album of the Year in a single night.

Asake’s double platinum album, Mr. Money, was a critical and commercial success, and his win was met with widespread acclaim from fans and industry insiders alike. The album was praised for its innovative sound and catchy melodies, and it helped to solidify Asake’s status as one of the most promising new artists in Nigeria.


In his acceptance speech, Asake thanked his fans, his team, and his label, YBNL Nation. He also gave a shout-out to his fellow nominees, saying that they were all “worthy winners.”

Asake’s win is a major milestone in his career, and it is sure to help him to reach even greater heights in the years to come. He is a true talent, and he has the potential to be one of the biggest stars in Africa.

Here are some other notable wins from the 16th Headies Awards:

  • Rema won three awards, including Best Male Artist, Best African Artist, and Digital Artist of the Year.
  • Burna Boy won two awards, including Song of the Year for “Last Last” and Best International Act.
  • Wizkid won one award, for Best Collaboration for “Essence” with Tems.
  • Olamide won one award, for Hip Hop World Revelation for Fireboy DML.
  • Tiwa Savage won one award, for Best Female Artist.
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The Headies Awards are one of the most prestigious music awards in Nigeria, and they are a major platform for celebrating the achievements of African artists. Asake’s win is a testament to his talent and his hard work, and it is sure to inspire other young artists to pursue their dreams.