Check out Wizkid's achievements and awards

In 2008, his calling card was the feature on MI Abaga's classic album, Talk About It.

Here is a selection of Wizkid's achievements. (Premium Times)

Wizkid was once known as Young Prince. He was a studio rat who paid his dues by learning at OJB Jeezreel's studio in Surulere, Lagos. In 2008, his calling card was the feature on MI Abaga's classic album, Talk About It.

The song was the Kraftmatiks-produced 'Fast Money, Fast Cars.' He got noticed by mainstream Nigeria and proceeded to sign a record deal with the Banky W and Demuren-brothers run, Empire Mates Entertainment in the third quarter of 2009. In December 2009, he released his debut single, 'Holla At Your Boy.'

By 2010, the sound switched to appeal to a mainstream audience when 'Tease Me' was released. 'Don't Dull' then sealed his mainstream appeal before his classic album, Superstar was released to an amazing reception in 2011. Since then, he has not stopped. In fact, he has pumped the gas further.

In 2012, he featured on the Empire States of Mind collaborative album in 2012. He released Ayo in 2014, Sounds From The Other Side in 2016 as his first album release under Starboy. In 2017, he inked a multi-album deal with RCA and Soundman Vol. 1 was released in December 2019 as a Starboy project.

Wizkid became the first Afrobeats artist to appear in the 2018 Guinness World Records for his contribution to 'One Dance.'

Internationally, he became the first Nigerian artist with a Billboard Hot 100 No. 1 single when he featured on Drake's 'One Dance' alongside Kyla in 2016. He has also collaborated with Metro Boomin, Zara Larsson, Skepta, Justin Skye, Tinie Tempah and more.

By long or short, Wizkid is the greatest act of his generation.

Here is a list of Wizkid's awards and nominations;

YearEventAwardRecipientStatus
2020NAACP Image AwardsNAACP Image Award for Outstanding Duo or Group“Brown Skin Girl”Won
2019Soul Train Music AwardsBest collaboration“Brown Skin Girl”Nominated
2019Soul Train Music AwardsThe Ashford & Simpson Songwriter's Award“Brown Skin Girl”Won
2019AFRIMASong of The Year"Fever"Won
2019AFRIMABest Male West AfricaHimselfWon
2019AFRIMACrossing Boundaries with Music AwardHimselfWon
2019AFRIMAArtist of The YearHimselfWon
2017MOBO AwardsBest International ActHimselfWon
2017All Africa Music AwardsBest West African ArtisteHimselfWon
2017All Africa Music AwardsSong of the year"Come Closer"
(featuring Drake)
Won
2017All Africa Music AwardsArtist of The YearHimselfWon
2016African Pride AwardsAfrican Artist of the YearHimselfWon
2016BET AwardsBest International Act AfricaHimselfNominated
2016Ghana Music AwardsAfrican Artist of the YearHimselfWon
2015All Africa Music AwardsArtist of the YearHimselfNominated
2015All Africa Music AwardsBest Male Artist in West AfricaHimselfNominated
2015All Africa Music AwardsSongwriter of the YearHimselfNominated
2015All Africa Music AwardsAlbum of the Year"Ayo"Nominated
2015All Africa Music AwardsSong of the YearOjuelegbaNominated
20154Syte TV Music Video AwardsBest African Act VideoHimselfNominated
2015African Muzik Magazine AwardsBest Male West AfricaHimselfNominated
2015African Muzik Magazine AwardsArtist of the YearNominatedNominated
2015African Muzik Magazine AwardsSong of the Year"Ojuelegba"Won
2015African Muzik Magazine AwardsBest Video"Ojuelegba"Won
20152015 Nigeria Entertainment AwardsMale Artist of the YearHimselfWon
20152015 Nigeria Entertainment AwardsBest Pop Artist of the YearHimselfNominated
20152015 Nigeria Entertainment AwardsBest Dance/Live PerformanceHimselfNominated
20152015 Nigeria Entertainment AwardsHottest Single of The Year"Ojuelegba"Won
20152015 Nigeria Entertainment AwardsAlbum of the YearAyoNominated
2015MTV Africa Music Awards 2015Best MaleHimselfNominated
2015MTV Africa Music Awards 2015Song of the Year"Show You The Money"Nominated
2015Mobo AwardsBest African ActHimselfNominated
2015The Headies 2015Best Pop Single"Ojuelegba"Nominated
2015The Headies 2015Best Recording of The Year"Ojuelegba"Nominated
2015The Headies 2015Song of The Year"Ojuelegba"Won
2015The Headies 2015Best R&B Single"Say You Love Me"
(Leriq featuring Wizkid)
Nominated
2015The Headies 2015Best Collabo"Sisi"
(Praiz featuring Wizkid)
Nominated
2015The Headies 2015Best R&B/Pop AlbumAyoWon
2015The Headies 2015Album of the YearNominatedNominated
2015The Headies 2015Artiste of The YearHimselfNominated
2015Headies 2014Artiste of the YearHimselfNominated
2015Headies 2014Best Pop Single"Pull Over"
(Kcee featuring Wizkid)
Nominated
2015Headies 2014Best Pop Single"Caro"
(Starboy featuring L.A.X and Wizkid)
Himself
2015Headies 2014Best Reggae/Dancehall Single"Bad Girl"
(Jesse Jagz featuring Wizkid)
Nominated
20142014 Channel O Music Video AwardsMost Gifted Duo/Group or Featuring"Slow Down"
(R2Bees featuring Wizkid)
Nominated
20142014 Channel O Music Video AwardsMost Gifted Duo/Group or Featuring"Pull Over"
(KCee featuring Wizkid)
Won
20142014 Channel O Music Video AwardsMost Gifted Ragga Dancehall"Bad Girl"
(Jesse Jagz featuring Wizkid)
Nominated
2014Mobo AwardsBest African ActHimselfNominated
20142014 Nigeria Entertainment AwardsHottest Single of the Year"Pull Over"
(KCee featuring Wizkid)
Won
20142014 Nigeria Entertainment AwardsHottest Single of the Year"Caro"
(Star Boy featuring L.A.X and Wizkid)
Nominated
20142014 Nigeria Entertainment AwardsMale Artist of the YearHimselfNominated
20142014 Nigeria Entertainment AwardsBest Music Video of the Year (Artist & Director)"Jaiye Jaiye" (alongside Sesan)Nominated
2014African Muzik Magazine AwardsBest Male West AfricaHimselfNominated
2014African Muzik Magazine AwardsArtist of the YearHimselfNominated
2014African Muzik Magazine AwardsSong of the Year"Caro"
(Star Boy featuring L.A.X and Wizkid)
Nominated
2014African Muzik Magazine AwardsBest Collabo"Slow Down"
(R2Bees featuring Wizkid)
Nominated
2014African Muzik Magazine AwardsBest Collabo"Surulere Remix"
(Dr SID featuring Don Jazzy, Phyno, and Wizkid)
Nominated
2014City People Entertainment AwardsMusician of the Year (Male)HimselfNominated
2014City People Entertainment AwardsMost Popular Song of the Year"On Top Your Matter"Nominated
2014City People Entertainment AwardsBest Collabo of the Year"Pull Over"
(KCee featuring Wizkid)
Nominated
2014MTV Africa Music Awards 2014Best MaleHimselfNominated
2014MTV Africa Music Awards 2014Best Collaboration"Slow Down"
(R2Bees featuring Wizkid)
Nominated
2014Ghana Music AwardsAfrican Artiste of the YearHimselfNominated
2014Ghana Music AwardsAfro Pop Song of the YearNominatedNominated
2014Ghana Music AwardsBest Collaboration of the Year"Slow Down"
(R2Bees featuring Wizkid)
Nominated
2014Ghana Music AwardsVodafone Song of the Year"Slow Down"
(R2Bees featuring Wizkid)
Nominated
2014World Music AwardsWorld's Best Entertainer of the YearHimselfNominated
2014World Music AwardsWorld's Best Live ActHimselfNominated
2014World Music AwardsWorld's Best Male ArtistHimselfNominated
2014World Music AwardsWorld's Best Song"Eledumare"Nominated
2014The Headies 2013Artiste of the YearHimselfNominated
2014The Headies 2013Best Music Video"Azonto"Nominated
2013The Headies 2013Best Collabo"Baddest Boy"
(EME featuring Wizkid, Skales, and Banky W.)
Nominated
2013Nigeria Music Video Awards (NMVA)Best Use of Visual Effects"Sexy Mama"
(Iyanya featuring Wizkid)
Nominated
2013Nigeria Music Video Awards (NMVA)Best Afro Beat Video"Caro"
(Starboy featuring L.A.X and Wizkid)
Nominated
20132013 MTV Europe Music AwardsBest African ActHimselfNominated
2013MOBO AwardsBest African ActHimselfNominated
2013Channel O Music Video AwardsMost Gifted Duo/Group/Featuring Video"Baddest Boy"
(EME featuring Wizkid, Skales, and Banky W.)
Nominated
2013Channel O Music Video AwardsMost Gifted Male Video"Azonto"Nominated
2013Channel O Music Video AwardsMost Gifted Video of the YearWonWon
20134Syte TV Music Video AwardsBest African Act VideoNominated
20134Syte TV Music Video AwardsBest Group Video of the Year"Slow Down"
(R2Bees featuring Wizkid)
Won
20134Syte TV Music Video AwardsBest Directed Video"Slow Down"
(R2Bees featuring Wizkid)
Nominated
20134Syte TV Music Video AwardsMost Popular Video"Slow Down"
(R2Bees featuring Wizkid)
Nominated
20134Syte TV Music Video AwardsMost Influential Video"Slow Down"
(R2Bees featuring Wizkid)
Nominated
2013Ghana Music AwardsAfrican Artist of the YearHimselfWon
2013Ghana Music AwardsReggae Dance Hall Song of the Year"Time Bomb"
(Samini featuring Wizkid)
Nominated
2013Nigeria Entertainment AwardsHottest Single of the Year"Beat of Life (Samba)"
(Sarz featuring Wizkid)
Nominated
2013Nigeria Entertainment AwardsBest Pop/R&B Artist of the YearHimselfNominated
2013City People Entertainment AwardsMusician of the Year (Male)HimselfWon
2013City People Entertainment AwardsBest Collabo of the Year"Fine Lady"
(Lynxxx featuring Wizkid)
Nominated
2013City People Entertainment AwardsBest Hip-Hop Artiste of the YearHimselfNominated
2012The Future AwardsMusician of the YearHimselfWon
20124Syte TV Music Video AwardsBest African Act Video"Dance for Me"
(EME featuring Wizkid)
Nominated
2012BET Awards 2012Best International Act AfricaHimselfWon
20122012 MTV Europe Music AwardsBest African ActHimselfNominated
2012Channel O Music Video AwardsMost Gifted West African Video of the Year"Pakurumo"Nominated
2012The Headies 2012Artist of the YearHimselfWon
2012The Headies 2012Hip Hop World Revelation of the YearHimselfWon
2012The Headies 2012Album of the YearSuperstarNominated
2012Nigeria Entertainment AwardsBest Album of the YearSuperstarWon
2012Nigeria Entertainment AwardsBest Pop/R&B Artist of the YearHimselfWon
2012Nigeria Entertainment AwardsHottest Single of the Year"Pakurumo"Nominated
2012Nigeria Entertainment AwardsBest Music Video of the Year"Pakurumo"Nominated
2012Nigeria Entertainment AwardsBest Collabo of the Year"Girl"
(Bracket featuring Wizkid)
Nominated
2012Nigeria Entertainment AwardsBest Collabo of the Year"Familiarity"
(Jayru featuring Wizkid)
Nominated
2012Ghana Music AwardsAfrican Artist of the YearHimselfNominated
20114Syte TV Music Video AwardsBest African Act Video"Holla at Your Boy"Nominated
2011Nigeria Music Video Awards (NMVA)Best Afro Pop Video"Holla at Your Boy"Nominated
2011MOBO AwardsBest African ActHimselfWon
2011Channel O Music Video AwardsMost Gifted Newcomer Video"Holla at Your Boy"Nominated
2011Channel O Music Video AwardsMost Gifted Video of the Year"Molowo Noni"
(Samklef featuring Wizkid, D’Prince, and Ice Prince)
Nominated
20112011 MTV Europe Music AwardsBest Africa, Middle East and India ActHimselfNominated
2011Dynamix All Youth AwardsArtiste of the YearHimselfWon
2011Nigeria Entertainment AwardsHottest Single of The Year"Tease Me/Bad Guys"Nominated
2011Nigeria Entertainment AwardsBest New Act of the YearHimselfWon
2011Nigeria Entertainment AwardsBest Pop/R&B Artist of the YearHimselfNominated
2011Headies 2011Best Pop Single"Holla at Your Boy"Nominated
2011Headies 2011Next Rated"Holla at Your Boy"Won
2011City People Entertainment AwardsBest New Male ArtisteHimselfWon
2010Dynamix All Youth AwardsPromising Artiste of the YearHimselfWon
2010Dynamix All Youth AwardsSong of the Year"Holla at Your Boy"Nominated

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