Having won the ‘Best Male‘ category, Wizkid also smiled home with the biggest award of the night ‘Artiste of The year’.
Wizkid won the award ahead of fellow nominees, Black Coffee (South Africa), Diamond (Tanzania), Sauti Sol (Kenya) and Yemi Alade (Nigeria).
In his acceptance speech, Wizkid said, ‘I want to say a big thank you to God, my fans and my family Sunday Are, Jada, Famo, R2Bees. Team Wizkid this is for you’.
Interestingly, Linda Ikeji who had a heated war with the artist earlier in the year, and was also nominated with him in the "Personality OfnThe Year" category did not win as Caster Semenya from South Africa snatched the awrd from them. See the fulll list below...
Artist Of The Year — Wizkid
Best Male Act — Wizkid
Best Female — Yemi Alade
Song Of The Year — “My Woman, My Everything” – Patoranking feat. Wande Coal (Nigeria)
Best Live Act — Cassper Nyovest (South Africa)
Best HipHop — EMTEE
Best International Act — Drake
Personality Of The Year — Caster Semenya
Best Pop — Shekhinah & Kyle Deutsch
Best Group — Sauti Sol
Legend Award — Hugh Masekela
Best Francophone — Serge Beynaud
Best Lusophone — C4 Pedro
Listeners Choice Award — Jah Prayzah
Best Collaboration — Dj Maphorsia ft. Wizkid & Dj Buckz – Soweto Baby
Video Of The Year — “Niquer Ma Vie” – Youssoupha (Congo) – Director: Antony Abdelli & Jose Eon