Thursday, 6 October 2011

R-NEWS ::: WIZKID WINS MOBO (Music Of Black Origin) AWARD FOR BEST AFRICAN ACT

Fast rising Nigerian pop sensation Ayo Balogun better known as Wizkid has won the award for 'Best African Ac't at the 2011 edition of the MOBO Awards! Wizkid's win has come as a huge surprise as he beat African entertainer D'banj and Afrobeat singer Seun Kuti to the prize. Other nominees in the category inlcude Cheikh Lo, Fatoumata Diawara, Liquideep, Owiny Sigoma Band, Smod, Spoek Mathambo, and Vieux Farka Toure.

Wizkid was quick to tweet about his surprise win. '#TEAMWIZKID we did it!!..now let's get the EMA!!!!…God bless every1 dat voted!!!…wow!!!', @wizkidayo tweeted

Guest presenters on the night included Chipmunk, Olympic medallist Philipps Idowu, Fazer of N-Dubz and ex-Sugababe Keisha Buchanan.
'The excitement and atmosphere of our second year here in Glasgow has shown the love that the whole country has for MOBO. We felt so welcome the first time we came here, we didn't think it could be topped. This year has been a phenomenal success and we can't wait to return in 2013', Kanya King, CEO and Founder of MOBO said after the show.
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