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Wizkid edges out Drake, Burna Boy to win 2 titles at MOBO Awards


Nigerian famous person Ayodeji Ibrahim Balogun, popularly often called Wizkid, gained two awards on the 2021 MOBO awards on Sunday night time.

On the occasion held on the Coventry Constructing Society Area, Coventry, Wizkid gained ‘Finest Africa Act’ and ‘Finest Worldwide Act’.

Streamed dwell on YouTube, the ceremony was hosted by multi-platinum promoting recording artist and actress Leigh-Anne Pinnock and comic and broadcaster Munya Chawawa.

The 2 new awards elevated Wizkid’s trophies on the MOBO to 5.

“TWO awards in a single night time for @wizkidayo! Congratulations on profitable the BEST INTERNATIONAL ACT #MOBOAwards,” MOBO tweeted.

To win one of the best African act, Wizkid defeated a subject of stars together with Burna Boy, Davido, CKay, Tiwa Savage, Rema, Tems, NSG, King Promise and Ayra Starr,

The Nigerian star additionally defeated Kanye West, Drake, Megan Thee Stallion, Lil Nas X, Doja Cat, Polo G, Rema, Skillibeng and Younger Stoner Life (Younger Thug & Gunna) to win Finest Worldwide Act.

The MOBO Awards (Music of Black Origin, also called the MOBOs) are an annual British music awards ceremony honoring achievements in “music of black origin”, together with hip-hop, grime, R&B, soul, reggae, jazz, gospel and Africa. music.

Singer Tiwa Savage was one of many music stars who confirmed up on the awards ceremony.

However most of the winners have been absent, together with Wizkid and Dave, who gained greatest album of the yr.

Highlights from the ceremony will probably be proven on BBC One on Wednesday eight December at 22:35 GMT, together with beforehand unseen backstage footage.

Try the complete record of winners of the 2021 MOBO awards beneath;

Finest Male Act

AJ Tracey
Central Cee
Dave
Getts – WINNER
Headie One
Potter Payper

Finest Feminine Act

Arlo Parks
Bree Runway
Cleo Sol
Little Simz – WINNER
shaybo
Tiana Major9

album of the yr

Arlo Parks – Collapsed in sunbeams
Celeste – Not your muse
Cleo Sol – Mom
Dave – We’re all on our personal – WINNER
Getts – Battle of Curiosity
Headie One – Edna

tune of the yr

A1 x J1 – Newest traits
Central Cee – Dedication Points
Dave – Conflict (feat. Stormzy)
Enny – Peng Black Women (feat. Amia Courageous)
Pa Salieu – My Household (feat BackRoad Gee)
Tion Wayne & Russ Thousands and thousands – Physique (remix feat ArrDee, Bugzy Malone, Buni, Darkoo, E1, ZT & Fivio International) – WINNER

Pricey newcomer

Arlo Parks
ArrDee
BackRoad Gee
Berwyn
Central Cee – WINNER
Enny
Pleasure Crookes
Midas de Jagaban
Pink Pantheress
Wes Nelson

Video of the yr

Bree Runway – Scorching Scorching
Fredo – Cash Talks (feat. Dave)
Little Simz – Lady (feat. Cleo Sol)
M1llionz – Lagga – WINNER
Pa Salieu – My Household (feat BackRoad Gee)
Gradual Thai – Mazza (feat. A$AP Rocky)

Finest R&B/soulact

Bellah
Cleo Sol – WINNER
Jorja Smith
Sault
Tiana Major9
wstrn

Finest grime act

Bugzy Malone
chip
D double E
Frisco
getts
Skepta – WINNER

greatest hip hop act

Dave
D-Block Europe – WINNER
Fredo
Little Sims
Potter Payper
sluggish thai

greatest drill act

Central Cee – WINNER
Digga D
Headie One
Ok Lure
LoskiM1llionz
Russ Thousands and thousands
SR
Tion Wayne
Unknown T

Finest worldwide act

Doja Cat
drake
Kanye West
Lil Nas X
Megan Thee Stallion
Polo G
Rema
Skillibeng
Wizkid – WINNER
Younger Stoner Life (Younger Thug & Gunna)

Finest Efficiency in a TV Present/Film

Ashley Thomas – Theme
Damson Idris – Snowfall
Daniel Kaluuya – Judas and the Black Messiah
Letitia Wright – Small Axe
Michael Ward – Small Axe – WINNER

Finest media character

Charlene White
Chunkz & Yung Filly – WINNER
Harry Pinero
Henrie Kwushu
Julie Adenuga
Maya Jama
Mo Gilligan
Munya Chawawan
Nella Rose
Zeze Millz

Finest gospel act

CalledOut Music
Cece Winans
Guvna B – WINNER
Kirk Franklin
Maverick Metropolis Music
SO

Finest African Music Act

Ayra Starri
Burna Boy
ckay
Davido
King Promise
NSG
Rema
Tems
Tiwa Savage
Wizkid – WINNER

Finest reggae act

Lila Ike
popcan
Sean Paul
Shenseea – WINNER
Skillibeng
Herb

Finest jazz act

Alpha Mist
Blue Lab Beats
Emma Jean Thackray
Jacob Collier
Nubiyan Twist
Sons of Kemet – WINNER

greatest producer

gotcha
Jae5 – WINNER
Juls
M1OnTheBeat
P2J
TSO



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