Afrobeats icon, Ayodeji Balogun aka Wizkid has won the award for Best African Music Act at the 2021 MTV Europe Music Awards.
He won the award ahead of compatriot Tems.
Other artistes listed in the category were – Diamond Platnumz, Amaarae, and Focalistic.
In a congratulatory message to the singer via their Instagram handle – @mtvbaseafrica, the organizers wrote: “HUGE congratulations to BIG WIZ @wizkidayo for winning Best African Act! From Lagos to the world #MTVEMA #StarBoyHQ.”
Wizkid also took to his verified Instagram story to repost a video snippet of the announcement.