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2017 MOBO Awards: Wizkid becomes first African to win ‘Best International Act’, Davido wins Best African Act

2017 MOBO Awards: Wizkid becomes first African to win 'Best International Act', Davido wins Best African Act

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2017 MOBO Awards

Popular Nigerian music act, Wizkid, aka StarBoy, has added another feather to his cap. Wizkid made history as he becomes the first African artist to win “Best International Act” at the MOBO Awards which held last night, November 29, 2017 at Leeds First Direct Arena. 2017 MOBO Awards.

The ‘Ojuelegba’ crooner has now joined the likes of Eminem, Drake, Rihanna, Nicki Minaj, and Beyoncé as winners of the category. Davido also won the Best African act category.

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2017 MOBO Awards

2017 MOBO AwardsSee full list of winners below. The 2017 Mobo winners in full…

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Best male act: Stormzy

Best female act: Stefflon Don

Best album: Stormzy – Gang Signs & Prayer

Best newcomer: Dave

Best song: J Hus – Did You See

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Best video: Mist – Hot Property

Best hip-hop act: Giggs

Best grime act: Stormzy

2017 MOBO AwardsBest R&B/soul act: Craig David

Best international act: Wizkid

Best African act: Davido

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Best reggae act: Damian Marley

Best jazz act: Moses Boyd

Best gospel act: Volney Morgan & New-Ye

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Recall that on Tuesday, October 17, 2017, the nominees for the 2017 MOBO Awards were announced and our very own starboy was the only African artist vying for the Best International Act award. He was also nominated in the Best African Act category alongside Davido, Tekno, Tiwa Savage, Maleek Berry, Wande Coal, Mr Eazi and more. Check out full list of nominees HERE.

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