Award-winning Nigerian superstar, Wizkid, has won the award for the Best African Act in this year’s edition of the MTV Europe Music Awards (EMA)
He beat the likes of Tems, Diamond Platnumz, Amaarae, and Focalistic in the tightly-contested category to get the award.
Congratulating the Essence singer on his win, organisers of the event via their Instagram handle, @mtvbaseafrica, wrote, “HUGE congratulations to BIG WIZ @wizkidayo for winning Best African Act! From Lagos to the world #MTVEMA #StarBoyHQ.”
The singer took to his verified Instagram story to repost a video snippet of this announcement as the winner of the category.
Wizkid is currently enjoying recognition from all over the world for his hit song ‘Essence’
The song from his ‘Made In Lagos’ album has continued to trend on worldwide music charts all year.