MOBO 2011 Awards: And The Winner Is …WIZKID

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Wizkid a few hours ago, became the 4th Nigerian in 5years to win the “Best African Act” category (2face – 2007 , 9ice – 2008, Nneka – 2009) at the 16th annual MOBO (Music of Black Origin ) Awards.

Other nominees in the “Best African Act” category were fellow Nigerians – D’banjSeun Kuti,  Cheikh LoFatoumata DiawaraLiquideepOwiny Sigoma BandSmod,Spoek Mathambo and Vieux Farka Toure.

Unfortunately, Wizkid couldn’t attend the awards ceremony due to work commitments. He did put up an acceptance tweet though:

#TEAMWIZKID we did it!! let’s get the EMA!!!!…God bless every1 dat voted!!!…wow!!!

360noBS congratulates Wizkid and all the other winners!!!

Nigerian music is definitely on the map!!!

See below, the full list of winners:

Best UK act: Jessie J

Best newcomer: Jessie J

Best hip hop/grime act: Tinie Tempah

Best video: Spaceship, Tinchy Stryder and Dappy

Best international act: Rihanna

Best song: Do it Like a Dude, Jessie J

Best album: Who You Are, Jessie J

Best reggae act: Alborosie

Best jazz act: Kairos 4Tet

Best African act: Wizkid

Best gospel act: Triple O

Best R&B/soul act: Adele

Outstanding contribution to music: Boyz II Men




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  1. Oh! wizkid won d mobo award,wow! Baba noni!! I’m so so proud of u.u neva dissapoint.keep it on. U felt blessed nd GOD blessed u…….

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