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.
Nigerian music superstars Wizkid and Davido were both triumphant at award ceremony. 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.
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