Thursday, 6 October 2011

Wizkid wins his first MOBO awards

wizkid did not attend MOBO Awards due to work commitment
Nigerian heart-throb wizkid bagged the award for best African Act at the MOBO awards that took place in Glasgow this year(2011).

The singer whose hits include “holla at your boy” and “don’t dull”, triumphed in the African Act category, beating Dbanj, Seun Kuti and other nominees to emerge winner.

Wizkid celebrated by announcing his win via twitter to his fans “team wizkid we did it!.............. Now let’s get the EMA!.....God bless every1 dat voted!!”

Jesse J won 4 Awards
Other winners of the night were Jesse J who scooped four awards and English rapper Tinie Tempah who took home the award for best hip-hop act.

Here is a full list of MOBO award winners 2011
Jason Durelo and Alisha Dixon presented Awards

Best UK act: Jessie J
Best newcomer: Jessie J
Best hip hop/grime act: Tinie Tempah
Best video: Spaceship, Tinchy Stryder and Dappy
Best international act: Rihanna
Best song: Do it Like a Dude, Jessie J
Best album: Who You Are, Jessie J
Best reggae act: Alborosie
Best jazz act: Kairos 4Tet
Best African act: Wizkid
Best gospel act: Triple O
Best R&B/soul act: Adele
Outstanding contribution to music: Boyz II Men

Holding in Glasgow for the first time, the Music of black origin awards was graced by 1990’s R and B band Boyz 11 Men who were honoured by the prestigious outstanding contribution to music awards. More MOBO   Award pictures here
Boys 11 men

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