MOBO Awards 2017: WizKid, Davido Win Big
Wizkid and Davido were huge winners at the just concluded MOBO Awards 2017 which took place at the First Direct Arena in Leeds.
The 2017 MOBOs are in, and rapper Stormzy was the biggest winner of the night.
The UK rapper bagged three prizes: Best Male Artist, Best Grime Act, and Best Album, for the chart-topping “Gang Signs & Prayer.”
Nigerian music superstars Wizkid and Davido were both triumphant at the 2018 Music of Black Origin Awards (MOBO). Both musicians and arch-rivals scooped awards.
Davido beat competition from Maleek Berry, Sarkodie, Wizkid, Juls, Tekno and more, to win the award for ‘Best African Act’.
Wizkid, took home the award of ‘Best International Act’ ahead of JAY-Z, Solange Knowles, Kendrick Lamar, DJ Khaled and others.
J Hus’s hit record ‘Did You See’ won Best Song, while Mist took home best video for Hot Property, a big-budget affair in which the Birmingham MC swigs premium vodka on an Icelandic lava field.
The 2017 Mobo winners in full
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