Two of Nigeria’s finest music exports, Wizkid and Davido win big at 2017 #MOBOAwards

Nov 30, 2017 |

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.

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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:

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