The 2017 MOBO Award was recently held and Nigerian music superstars shone bright at the event. Starboy, Wizkid Wizkid is the first African artist to win “Best International Act” at the
#MOBOAwards joining the likes of Eminem, Drake, Rihanna, Nicki Minaj, and Beyoncé as winners of the category.
His contemporary, Davido claimed the award for Best African act.
See full list of this year’s MOBO winners below.
Best female act: Stefflon Don
Best album: Stormzy – Gang Signs & Prayer
Best newcomer: Dave
Best song: J Hus – Did You See
Best video: Mist – Hot Property
Best hip-hop act: Giggs
Best grime act: Stormzy
Best R&B/soul act: Craig David
Best international act: Wizkid
Best African act: Davido
Best reggae act: Damian Marley
Best jazz act: Moses Boyd
Best gospel act: Volney Morgan & New-Ye