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The 15th annual Headies Awards were presented on Sunday at the Cobb Energy Performing Arts Center in Atlanta, with Wizkid and Tems taking home the top prizes (Sept. 4).

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Top Winners at the 2022 Headies Awards Include Wizkid and Tems.

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The concert was held outside of Nigeria for the first time ever this time.

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The song "Essence," which Wizkid and Tems worked on together, was a top 10 hit on the Billboard Hot 100 in October 2021. (with an assist by Justin Bieber). Song of the year and best R&B single went to "Essence."

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Wizkid won album of the year for Made in Lagos (Deluxe Edition), and Tems won best female artist and best R&B album for If Orange Was a Place in addition to their two joint wins.

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Patoranking won best reggae & dancehall album for Three as well as best recording of the year for "Celebrate Me."

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Burna Boy won the awards for best male artist and African artist of the year.

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Best Afrobeats Single and Best Music Video went to FireBoyDML for "Peru" and "Champion," respectively (featuring D Smoke).

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For "Bloody Samaritan," Ayra Starr won digital artiste of the year and the Headies viewers' choice award. As the featured artist on Ladipoe's "Feeling," Bnxn earned the Next rated: award and shared the prize for best rap single.

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Chris Brown defeated Justin Bieber, Beyoncé, Drake, Ed Sheeran, and Nas to win worldwide talent of the year.

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The category is intended for non-African musicians or ensembles who have made remarkable contributions to the Afrobeats genre.

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