Wizkid has won the Best African Act category at the 2021 MTV Europe Music Awards (EMA).
The MTV EMAs are presented by Viacom International Media Networks to honor artists and music in pop culture.
Wizkid was nominated in this category along with Tems, Amaarae, Diamond Platnumz and Focalistic.
At the awards ceremony on Sunday, the singer beat out his competitors to win the title.
In October 2020, Wizkid released his fourth album “Made In Lagos” (MIL).
For the project, he toured and sold concerts throughout the Western world.
Big names in the music scene such as Damian Marley, Skepta, H.E.R, Ella Mai, Burna Boy, Tems and Terri were signed for MIL.
In 2021, Wizkid released a video for “Essence,” a track by MIL, and followed it up with a Justin Beiber remix.
Essence” shot into the Billboard Hot 100 and made it to the Top 10.
Wizkid had also released an 18-track deluxe version of the project, which was well received worldwide.
In mid-2019, Wizkid was featured on Beyoncé’s “Brown Skin Girl,” a track from “The Lion King: The Gift” soundtrack.
This earned him major international accolades, and fans celebrated the singer on social media.
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