The 2017 MOBO Award was recently held and Nigerian music superstars Davido and Wizkid won big at the event. Starboy, Wizkid beat off strong competition as he emerged winner of Best International Act
Nigeria social media has been buzzing with excitement ever since the event took place last night The 22nd MOBO Awards which held last night at the First Direct Arena in Leeds, United Kingdom witnessed some of our favourite Nigerian artistes win big. Among which was our very own Starboy, Wizkid and Davido.
Starboy proved to be more than just a name when he beat a strong field that included the likes of Jay Z, Kendrick Lamar and Cardi B as he emerged winner of the Best International Act at the event last night.
Davido who was present at the award also won it big as he emerged as the winner of the Best African Act award, beating fellow nominees Eugy, July, Maleek Berry, Mr Eazi, Sarkodie andmore. This great achievement of some of Nigeria’s best entertainers has got the internet buzzing with excitement as congratulatory messages have been seen all over social media.
Nigerians are so proud of this great achievement and some took to social media to show love. Amongst which were Ben Bruce and former president of Nigeria, Goodluck Jonathan who shared a lovely message on Twitter.
So many others have expressed their excitement and the most hilarious ways too.
Wizkid has become the first African Artist to have won the BET Award and MOBO Award for Best African Act, MTV EMA for Best Worldwide Act and also the Best International award at the MOBO awards. This is a great achievement for the Nigerian entertainment industry.