Nigerian Afrobeats superstar Ayodeji Ibrahim Balogun, popularly known as Wizkid has run out the winner of the Best African Act Award at the 2021 edition of MTV Europe Music Awards (EMA).
Wizkid was nominated for the category amongst fellow compatriots, Tems, Amaarae, Diamond Platnumz and Focalistic but there was ever only going to be one winner with Wizkid’s name added to the park as the inevitable eventually happened.
MTV Africa in recognition of Wizkid’s honour took to their twitter handle to celebrate the ‘starboy’. Their twitter page wrote; “HUGE congratulations to BIG WIZ @wizkidayo for winning Best African Act! From Lagos to the world.”
Wizkid is currently at the peak of his career and can do no wrong. The musician is basking in his world recognition for his hit song ‘Essence’ which features fellow Nigerian musician Tems. The song which is a single from his ‘made in Lagos’ album continues to trend worldwide and has topped music charts all year worldwide.
Fans are anticipating a new album from Wizkid soon as he continues his world tour.