Wizkid wins MOBO award


Wizkid won the Best African Act award at the 17th annual Music of Black Origin (MOBO) Awards which took place in Scotland last night.


After the announcement was made, Wizkid tweeted his excitement: “#TEAMWIZKID we did it!!..now let's get the EMA!!!!...God bless every1 dat voted!!!...wow!!!”.

Wizkid is also nominated for a MTV European Music Award and a Channel O Award, both shows taking place next month.

Wizkid was nominated in the Best African Act category alongside D’Banj, Seun Kuti, Cheikh Lo and Fatoumata Diawara.

Other winners of the night included:

Best UK Act - Jessie J
Best Newcomer, in association with Lebara Mobile - Jessie J
Best Song, in association with PRS for Music - Jessie J - Do It Like A Dude
Best Album - Jessie J - Who You Are
Best Hip Hop/Grime Act - Tinie Tempah
Best R&B/Soul Act - Adele
Best International Act - Rihanna
Best Video - Tinchy Stryder and Dappy - Spaceship
Best Reggae - Alborosie
Best Jazz Act - Kairos 4tet
Best Gospel Act - Triple O
Best African Act - Wizkid
Outstanding Contribution to Music - Boyz II Men

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