The Ojuelegba crooner won the award for his feature in Beyonce's Brown Skin Girl music. By Taiwo Okanlawon Nigerian award-winning singers, Damini Ebunoluwa Ogulu popularly known as Burna Boy and Ayo Balogun also known as Wizkid won big at the 2020 Music of Black Origin (MOBO) awards held virtually on Wednesday night. Two Nigerian superstars, Wizkid and Burna boy won big at the Mobo Awards 2020 which was streamed live on YouTube in the early hours of Thursday. In 2016, Wizkid reached the international recognition after his cooperation with the Canadian popular musician Drake. The Mobo awards reported that in 2018 it will go on hiatus for a year, and made a huge comeback On December 9, … NEWS DIGEST – Nigerian music superstars, Burna Boy and Wizkid, won big at the 2020 Music of Black Origin Awards (MOBO) which was streamed live on YouTube in the early hours of Thursday. 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Wizkid was named the Best African Act while Burna Boy clinched the Best International Act award. He also featured on the song of the year, ‘Don’t Rush’ by Nottingham pop-rap duo Young T & Bugsey, which was voted for by the public. This is Wizkid’s fourth MOBO win. For simplification and to avoid errors, each award in this list has been presumed to have had a prior nomination. Wizkid's recent win is the second time he would be bagging the award in two years. The Soul Train Music Awards is an annual show that honours the best in African-American culture music and entertainment. Nigerian musician, Wizkid recently spoke up on discrimination faced by most African artistes during international award shows. Wizkid holds the record for most wins in this category. 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On November 24, 2020, nominations for the 2020 Music of Black Origin Awards were announced. Wizkid, meanwhile, scooped the Best African Act award, beating the likes of fellow Nigerian stars Davido, Fireboy DML, Adekunle Gold and Tiwa Savage, as well as Stonebwoy and Shatta Wale. Burna Boy and Wizkid, two of Nigeria’s biggest popstars, walked away with awards at the 2020 MOBO awards. D avid Adeleke, popularly known by his state name, Davido, is a multiple-award wining singer from Nigeria.. 2017 All Africa Music Awards (AFRIMA) – Best West African Artiste He can now look to the 2021 Grammys, where he is nominated in the best global … He can now look to the 2021 Grammys, where he is nominated in the best global music category for his acclaimed album, ‘Twice as Tall.’. On December 10, 2020, the MOBO Awards returned after a three-year hiatus andNigerian superstars, Wizkid and Burna Boy won big at event. Wizkid also revealed that he is not a fan of awards, adding that awards don’t define an artist or how amazing the artist is because it is a show organised by a company to give people. Mahalia won best female act and best R&B/soul act, following her acclaimed 2019 album Love and Compromise and her 2020 EP Isolation Tapes, recorded partly during the first coronavirus lockdown. The award … It includes music genres like hip hop, grime, R&B, soul, reggae, jazz, gospel, and African music. 2017 MOBO awards – Best International Act: Wizkid 40. Nigerian music superstars, Wizkid and Burna Boy, won big at the 2020 Music of Black Origin Awards (MOBO) which was streamed live on YouTube in the early hours of … Tiwa Savage sang a medley of her hits from her 2020 album ‘Celia,’ including the single ’Koroba.’ She referenced the Lekki shootings in her passionate performance, working lyrics such as ‘who gave the order?’ and ‘we will not forget’ into her songs. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia The BET Award for Best International Act: Africa was an award given to honor the outstanding achievements of international artists from Africa every year before been combined with other BET Award international acts. This is a list of major music awards and nominations received by Nigerian singer Wizkid. Burna Boy and Rema were nominated in the ‘Best International Act’ category alongside Drake, Megan Thee Stallion, Lil Baby and the late Pop Smoke. The song is off Beyonce’s The Lion King: The Gift album. 2020 BET Soul Train Awards: Wizkid, Beyonce’s ‘Brown Skin Girl’ Wins Video Of The Year By Ngere Davies On Nov 30, 2020 Self-acclaimed Starboy and multiple award winning Nigerian singer, Ayodeji Ibrahim Balogun, known professionally as Wizkid, has bagged another award following his recent win at the 2020 BET Soul Train Award. Kemi Filani News recalls that the “Ojuelegba” singer won the BET Best International Act: Africa award in 2012 and 2017. 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Burna Boy emerged winner the “Best International Act” … The live event celebrated the best and brightest talent in the UK’s thriving Black music scene, alongside more established UK and international names and was … They recognize several different recipients, have runners-up and have third place. Burna Boy, Wizkid win at MOBO Awards. Thanks to the talent of the singer, Wizkid Music has reached popularity in 15 countries, including the United States, the United Kingdom, Canada, and Australia. Wizkid, Rema and Burna Boy have been nominated for the 2020 edition of the Music Of Black Origin awards billed for December 9. The MOBO awards were returning for the first time since 2017 to celebrate music of Black origin. By Ngere Davies On Dec 10, 2020. 2017 African Muzik Magazine Awards (AFRIMMA) – Best Collaboration (Wizkid ft Chris Brown – African Bad Girl) 39. Another public vote winner was Mancunian rapper Aitch, who picked up best newcomer. Several of our faves raked in the top awards at the British based Mobo Awards, which celebrates music of black[Read More…] The award would it make it Wizkid’s third BET achievement, taking him to a pedestal of being the first and only African artiste to win three BET awards. Wizkid and Burna Boy win big at the 2020 Music of Black Origin (MOBO) Awards. Seven Nigerian artistes, including Burna Boy, Wizkid and Tiwa Savage have made the UK’s MOBO Awards 2020 nomination list. MOBO Awards 2017: Thank you Wizkid for raising Nigeria’s flag- Goodluck Jonathan Drill rapper Headie One was named best male act, beating Stormzy, J Hus, Nines and more – he topped the UK charts with his album ‘Edna’ in October. Burna beat Rema, US artists Drake, Megan Thee Stallion, the late Pop Smoke, Lil Baby, H.E.R, Roddy Ricch and Jamaican stars Popcaan and Shenseea to win Best International Act. Wizkid won the Best African Act Award, beating competition from fellow Nigerians Burna Boy, Tiwa Savage, Davido, Fireboy DML, Rema and Adekunle Gold, as well as South Africa’s Master KG, Ivory Coast’s Afro B, Ghanaian dancehall singers Shatta Wale and Stonebwoy and London-based group NSG. Wizkid … But it remains to be seen who has more awards between these two iconic singers. Burna beat Rema, US artists Drake, Megan Thee Stallion, the late Pop Smoke, Lil Baby, H.E.R, Roddy Ricch and Jamaican stars Popcaan and Shenseea to win Best International Act. British artists Headie One, Nines and Mahalia were among the stars who were crowned big winners at the virtual event. Nigerian singers Wizkid and Burna Boy won big at the 2020 Music of Black Origin (MOBO) awards held virtually via YouTube on Wednesday night. The annual award aired its 2020 edition on Wednesday in … Wizkid's recent win is the second time he would be bagging the award in two years. The Soul Train Music Awards is an annual show that honours the best in African-American culture music and entertainment. Burna Boy, Wizkid, Buju Banton win Big At 2020 MOBO, Full List Of Winners. 2017 All Africa Music Awards (AFRIMA)- Song of the year [“Come Closer” (featuring Drake)] 41. He has won the MOBO Best African Act” and “Best International Act” Award at different times. Since this is a specific recognition and is different from losing an award, runner-up mentions are considered wins in this award tally. The … Leading the way, Nines clinched the prestigious album of the year for the chart-topping ‘Crabs In A Bucket.’. Wizkid was once known as Young Prince. Certain award groups do not simply award one winner. (EME featuring Wizkid, Skales, and Banky W.), (Samklef featuring Wizkid, D’Prince, and, NAACP Image Award for Outstanding Duo or Group, https://en.m.wikipedia.org/wiki/Sounds_from_the_Other_Side-Best, "Grammys 2021: Complete list of nominees", "MOBOs 2020: Nines, Headie One, Mahalia lead top winners as Ms Banks and H.E.R. The song won the award for the Video of the Year. Wizkid also emerged winner of the “Best African Act”, a category which had a competitive lineup of stars like Davido, Burna Boy, Tiwa Savage, Fireboy … Wizkid was named the Best African Act while Burna Boy was named the Best International Act. - According to reports, some international award bodies recognise African artistes backstage especially when presenting them with an award. Similarly, Ayodeji Ibrahim Balogun (Wizkid) has won several local and international awards. While Burna Boy was named the Best International Act, Wizkid emerged as the Best African act of the year 2020. The UK’s MOBO Awards are back after a 2-year break with Nigerians leading nominations in the Best International and African Act categories. © 2020 Arise News - Part of the Arise Media Group. He won the award alongside American superstar Beyoncé for their collaboration on the song, Brown Skin Girl. Nigerian singer, Ayo Balogun, popularly known as WIZKID is a recipient of the 2020 BET Soul Train Award. 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He was a studio rat who paid his … Wizkid and Burna Boy won the Best African Act and Best International Act categories respectively. The WIZKID 38. Nigerian international, Ayo Balogun better known as Wizkid has made the country proud as he recently won the Best African Act at the 2020 MOBO Awards. Nigerian ‘starboy’ Wizkid has blasted award organizers who downgrade African artistes at shows in contradiction to international artistes. Burna Boy and Wizkid, two of Nigeria’s biggest popstars, walked away with awards at the 2020 MOBO awards. (KCee featuring Wizkid) Won Most Gifted Ragga Dancehall "Bad Girl" (Jesse Jagz featuring Wizkid) Nominated Mobo Awards: Best African Act Himself Nominated 2014 Nigeria Entertainment Awards: Hottest Single of the Year "Pull Over" (KCee featuring Wizkid) Won "Caro" (Star Boy featuring L.A.X and Wizkid) Nominated Male Artist of the Year Congratulations are in order for Nigerian superstar Wizkid as he bagged a prize at the recent Soul Train Music Awards 2020. Recall we earlier reported that popular Nigerian afrobeats legends, Ayodeji Ibrahim Balogun also known as Wizkid and Burna Boy whose real name is Damini Ebunoluwa Ogulu both won big at the MOBO Awards ceremony. Davido has won the following awards: 1 BEN TV Award for music video of the year – ‘Aye’. Wizkid also clinched the “Best African Act” category beating the likes of Shatta Wale, Rema, Davido, Burna Boy among others, to score the award. Wizkid, Burna Boy win big at MOBO Awards 2020. 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