In a stunning triumph at the 2023 Headies Awards, the maverick singer Wande Cole has clinched the coveted title of Best Male Vocal Performance for his soul-stirring rendition of “KPE PASO.”
The Best Male Vocal Performance category at the Headies Awards is renowned for its fierce competition, consistently featuring exceptionally talented artists.
Wande Cole’s remarkable victory places him in the esteemed company of past winners such as Praiz, Wurld, Shaydee, Timi Dakolo, Darey, and Banky W, underscoring his position as one of the industry’s premier vocalists. These luminaries have all contributed significantly to the rich tapestry of Nigerian music.
The Headies, established in 2006 by the Hip Hop World Magazine of Nigeria, serves as a beacon for recognizing outstanding achievements in the Nigerian music industry. This annual extravaganza showcases performances by both established and promising artists and is broadcast live on HipTV, reaching audiences across Nigeria.
The 2023 Headies Awards boasts an impressive array of over 20 categories, including Album of the Year, Artiste of the Year, Song of the Year, and Rookie of the Year.
In the fiercely competitive Best Male Vocal Performance category, Wande Cole faced off against formidable contenders, including Oxlade with “KU LO SA,” Ric Hassani with “MY ONLY BABY,” Magixx with “LOVE DON’T COST A DIME,” Chike with “SPELL REMIX,” and Praiz with “RECKLESS.” However, it was Wande Cole’s emotive performance of “KPE PASO” that ultimately earned him the well-deserved title of winner.