MOBO Awards 2017; Wizkid Beat Jay Z, Drake & Migos as Davido Also Win Big (See Full List)
The 2017 MOBO Award was recently held and Nigerian music superstars shone bright at the event. Starboy, Wizkid beat off healthy competitions from Jay-Z and Kendrick Lamar to claim the award for best international artist.
His Nigerian contemporary, Davido claimed the award for Best African act. This two leading acts really made Nigerian to be very proud.
Stefflon Don won the Best Female Act but lost out on Best Newcomer to Dave and Best Hip Hop Act to Giggs.
J Hus also took home Best Song for Did You See, while Mist’s Hot Property won Best Video.
Craig David was awarded BestR&B/Soul Act, while Nigerian singer-songwriter Wizkid beat music heavyweights Jay-Z, Drake and Travis Scott to be crowned Best International Act.
See the full list of other winners below:-
Best male act: Stormzy
Best female act: Stefflon Don
Best album: Stormzy – Gang Signs & Prayer
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
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
With this award, I think Wizkid have now overshadowed Davido even at the same level.
Davido and Wizkid Fans, Drops your comments!