Nigerian sensation, Wizkid has beaten off very strong competition to win the Best International Act Award at the 2017 MOBO Awards.
He won in a category which featured the likes of Jay-Z, Kendrick Lamar, Cardi B, Travis Scott, Migos, DJ Khaled, Solange, Drake, and SZA.
The Starboy becomes the first African artist to have won the BET Award and MOBO Award for Best African Act, MTV EMA for Best Worldwide Act and also the Best International award at the MOBO Awards.
Davido also had a good showing on the evening winning the Best African Act. He joins other Nigerians, 2Baba and D’Banj as the only Artists to have won the Best African Act awards at the MTV EMAs, BET Awards and MOBO Awards.Source: MOBO Awards
Other acts who enjoyed strong showings includes British MC, Stormzy, who won 3 awards, J Hus, Craig David, Damian Marley and others.
Peep the full list of winners below and share your thoughts.
The 2017 Mobo winners in full
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