Davido has been named as the Best African Act at the just concluded MOBO Awards which took place in Leeds at the First Direct Arena.
Davido who was nominated for the Best African Act category with other African artistes such as Maleek Berry, Eugy, Juls, Mr Eazi, Sarkodie, Tekno, Tiwa Savage, Wande Coal and Wizkid and OBO made everyone proud by clinching the award.
His counterpart, Wizkid also made Africa as a whole proud, by clinching the Best International Act, beating the likes of Drake, DJ Khaled, Cardi B, Solange, Kendrick Lamar among others.
Last night, the 22nd MOBO Awards held at the First Direct Arena in Leeds, United Kingdom. The ceremony saw Stormzy add to his growing awards haul as he picked up three out of a possible five gongs at this year’s MOBO Awards.
The London-born artist dominated the star-studded ceremony as he fought off competition from Sampha, J Hus and Skepta to be crowned Best Male Act and Best Grime Act. He also picked up the coveted Best Album gong for his debut Gang Signs & Prayer.
See the Full list of 2017 MOBO Awards winners below…
Best Male Act: Stormzy
Best Female Act: Stefflon Don
Best Album: Stormzy – Gang Signs & Prayer
Best Newcomer: Dave
Best Song: J Hus – Did You See
Best Video (in association with Link Up TV): Mist – Hot Property
Best Hip Hop Act: Giggs
Best Grime Act: Stormzy
BestR&B/Soul Act (supported by Mi-Soul): Craig David
Best International Act: Wizkid
Best African Act (in association with The Beat London 103.6FM): Davido
Best Reggae Act: Damian Marley
Best Jazz Act (supported by Jazz FM): Moses Boyd
Best Gospel Act (supported by Premier Gospel): Volney Morgan & New-Ye