Wizkid as he is popularly called, is a Nigeria artiste who began his music career at age 11. Starboy as he calls himself gained popularity in the wake of 2009 upon signing a record deal with Banky W another Nigerian R’n’B singer.
MTV Europe music awards aka EMAs is an event held every year in celebration of various musicians and performers from around the world who the fans deem fit to get an award for their work. Wizkid became EMAs winner of the best African act award in Netherlands.
This year’s nominations for different categories was released in September and fans started voting their favourites for the appropriate category.
The award, which held on Sunday, November 6, 2016 at Ahoy Rotterdam, Netherlands had the talented singer awarded the title of Best African act, among other nominees like Alikiba, Cassper Nyovest, Black coffee and Nigerian Olamide Baddo, selected for best African act.
This award is a plus to other several award Wizkid had won this year. He has in this year won- Artist of the Year, Best Male and Best Collaboration awards at the recently held 2016 MTV Africa Music Awards.
Big Congratulation to Ayodele Balogun aka Wizkid.