Starboy Wizkid is definitely at the top of his game, clinching awards from all over the African continent and the world. This past weekend has been an extremely eventful one for the young star, as he has in one weekend won three (3) awards.
Wizkid struck gold at this year’s MTV Europe Music Awards (MTV EMAs), earning two trophies. The Nigerian star was honored with trophies for Best African Act and Worldwide Act. Canadian singer Justin Bieber took home three trophies for Best Song, Best Fans, and Best Canadian Act. The event took place on November 6, 2016, at Ahoy Rotterdam in Rotterdam, Netherlands.
The Music Of Black Origin (MOBO) awards was held on Friday, November 4, 2016, at the SSE Hydro in Glasgow, Scotland. Wizkid again shone brightly with an award for ”Best African Act”.
At the just concluded AFRIMA awards which held at the Eko Convention Centre, Eko Hotels & Suites,on the 6th of November, 2016, the singer was honored as the Best Artiste on the continent.
He came out victorious in a category that had Sarkodie, Diamond Platnumz, Eddy Kenzo, Black Coffee,Hatim Ammor, Navio, Sidikiba Diabate, Tekno, Tiwa Savage, and Zahara.
Wizkids success could largely be attributed to his works with foreign artistes like Drake, DJ Maphorisa, Tinie Tempah, Chris Brown, Trey Songz and French Montana. These collaborations have to a large extent expanded his fan base and increased awareness.