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Wizkid Emerges Winner Of ‘Best African Act’ At 2021 MTV Europe Music Awards

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Nigerian superstar, Wizkid has defeated his colleague, Tems, to emerge winner of the Best African Act in this year’s edition of the MTV Europe Music Awards.

Wizkid Emerges Winner Of 'Best African Act' At 2021 MTV Europe Music Awards

Apart from his “Essence” co-crooner, Tems, the singer was nominated alongside Ghanaian artist- Amaarae, Tanzanian artist- Diamond Platnumz and South African hitmaker, Focalistic in the same category.

In a post on its Instagram page on Sunday night, MTV base congratulated Wizkid saying: “HUGE congratulations to BIG WIZ @wizkidayo for winning Best African Act! From Lagos to the world.”

Wizkid, who is currently enjoying recognition from all over the world for his hit song ‘Essence’, has a total of seven nominations in the award and has won three awards at the show.

With the latest win, Wizkid has now become the most decorated African act at the MTV EMAs after he first won the Best African Act and Worldwide Act awards in 2016.

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KanyiDaily recalls that a former presidential aide, Reno Omokri had called on President Muhammadu Buhari to make Wizkid a global ambassador representing Nigeria as a whole.

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