Fuayefika Maxwell, also known as Wizard Chan, a Nigerian artist, has finally spoken out about the Alternative Song of the Year mix-up at the 16th Headies Awards.
The British-Nigerian singer Obongjayar’s ‘Tinko Tinko’ was initially named as the winner of the Best Alternative Song category at the 2023 Headies Awards in Atlanta, USA, on Sunday, according to report.
However, Wizard Chan, whose hit song ‘Earth Song’ was also nominated in the category, claimed on Monday in a video message uploaded on his Instagram story that the trophy had been recovered from Obongjayar and delivered to him as the legitimate winner.
He thanked his fans for voting for him.
He said: “Hi everybody. I know it was a crazy day last night. I just want to tell you guys that I got my award. This is for you that voted for me; my fans, my management. This is for my Ijaw people. This is for Okrikka people. This is for Rivers people. This is for Port Harcourt. This is for Nigeria. This is for my dad and mum. This is for Don Jazzy. Thank you very much, Jazzy. This is for Tacha, Sabinus, and everyone that supported me.”
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