10 Head Turning Styles From The 2021 Headies Award

Annie Idibia dazzles in a gold gown at the Headies

The 14th Headies held on the 21st of February had Nancy Isima and famous comedian Bovi as hosts. The Headies award (originally known as the Hip Hop World Awards) started in 2006 by the Hip Hop World Magazine to honor exceptional achievements in the Nigerian music industry annually. Several Celebrities like Wizkid, 2face, Fireboy, and Erica graced the event on Sunday Night.

The artist of the year went to Wizkid. YBNL singer Fireboy also had a stellar night by bagging five awards, including the best RnB album. Omah Lay also won the Rookie of the year award. Actors, musicians, media personalities, and fashion lovers came prepared in their glamorous outfits and styles. From Lilian Afegbaiโ€™s breathtaking gown to Boviโ€™s #Endsars themed top, here are the most jaw-dropping styles of the night:

#1: Lilian Afegbai

Lilian Afegbai's dress style at the 2021 Headies Award
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Nigerian Actress Lilian Afegbai opted for a gown with netted arms and a cross design around the chest. It was a stunning match made for her body type. The dress by Trish O. Couture gave Lilian a classy look for the Headies Award night.

#2: Kim Opara

Kim Opara's dress at the 2021 Headies Award
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The Nigerian reality star wore a colorful flower-designed suit and a matching neckpiece. The take-home from her fashion sense was the blend and balance in her color choices. Her suit by Hertunba was a beauty, no doubt.

#3: Iyabo Ojo

Iyabo Ojo's outfit at the 2021 Headies award
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Popular Nigerian actress Iyabo Ojo wore a glittering gown that matched her earrings; her dress style was one of the highlights at the award night. Her makeup and well-laid hair are also worth mentioning. She was awarded the best-dressed celebrity on Sundayโ€™s Headies award. Tiannah Place Empire designed Iyabo Ojoโ€™s dress for the award night.

#4: Erica Nlewedim

Erica Nlewedim's outfit at the 2021 Headies Award night
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Ex BB Naija Reality Housemate, Erica Nlewedum, wore a red flowing gown sown with a stunning design. Erica looked superb and elegant in her dress styled by Mide. It was one of the most beautiful outfits on the 14th Headies Award night.

#5: Chike

Chike's outfit at the Headies award
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Call him the lover boy and you wonโ€™t be far from the truth. Popular Nigerian RnB singer Chike wore a cream blazer that blends with his dyed hair. Chike built his choice of style around his simplicity. Nevertheless, he looked dashing at the Headies night.

#6: Alex Asogwa

Alex Asogwa's outfit at the 2021 Headies
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TV personality, Alex Asogwaโ€™s bold choice of style was outstanding. She chose a bright-colored outfit and made the best out of it. The stunning outfit is a creation by Sevondejana.

#7: Wathoni Anyansi

Wathoni Anyansi's outfit at the 2021 Headies Award
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Asides from her smile on the red carpet at the Headies, Wathoniโ€™s dress was brilliant. The body-fitting dress had an openly carved chest area that reveals just enough. The BB Naija star looked splendid in the creation by Collettecreations.

#8: Annie Idibia

Annie Idibia's outfit at the 2021 Headies award
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Annie Idibiaโ€™s short dress matched her shoe and earrings in color. However, the actressโ€™s glittering dress was one for the books. Trishoculture made her dress.

#9: DJ Neptune

Dj Neptune's outfit at the Headies award
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The โ€œnobodyโ€ crooner graced the event in a suit. He kept it simple by matching just two colors. The hat was majorly the talking point for most guys.ย 

#10: Tobi Bakare

Tobi Bakare's outfit at the Headies award
(Photo credit: The African Media)

Tobi, the ex BBN star, wore a suit and a black turtle neck. His style was quite simple, but he looked comfortable and dazzling in his outfit.


The Headies award is something every celebrity looks out for. It is akin to the Nigerian Grammy. Also, the fashion style of participants always makes the show more colorful. Who was your best dressed at the Headies 2021? Share your thoughts in the comment box below.ย 

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