Two of Nigeria’s finest music exports, Wizkid and Davido win big at 2017 #MOBOAwards
Wizkid and Davido last night emerged winners of the Best International Act and Best African Act award respectively at the MOBO Awards (Music of Black Origin) 2017 edition, Davido won beating out Eugy, Juls, Maleek Berry, Mr Eazi, Sarkodie and more. Not only did he win an award, he also performed at the ceremony. While Wizkid beat Jay-Z, Cardi B, Kendrick Lamar and others to clinch the best international artist award at the event on Wednesday.
Stormzy was the biggest winner at this year’s event as he clinched three awards: best male artist, best grime act, and best album.
However, Maleek Berry, Tiwa Savage, Tekno, Wande Coal were also nominated but they did not win any of the categories.
See full list of winners:
Best Male Act: Stormzy
Best Female Act: Stefflon Don
Best Album: Stormzy – Gang Signs & Prayer
Best Newcomer: Dave
Best Song: J Hus – Did You See
Best Video: Mist – Hot Property
Best Hip-Hop Act: Giggs
Best Grime Act: Stormzy
Best R&B/Soul Act: Craig David
Best International Act: Wizkid
Best African Act: Davido
Best Reggae Act: Damian Marley
Best Jazz Act: Moses Boyd
Best Gospel Act: Volney Morgan & New-Ye
See photos of Davido with his award: