Nigerian celebrated artist Ayodeji Ibrahim Balogun, popularly known as Wizkid has become the most awarded African act in history after scooping the “Best International Act” and “Best African Act” awards at just ended 2021 MOBO Awards which was held at Coventry Arena on December 5 

 The “Essence” hitmaker was in a tight competition as he beats the likes of Doja Cat, Drake, Kanye West, Lil Nas X, Megan Thee Stallion, Polo G, Rema, Skillibeng, and Young Stoner Life, Doja Cat, Drake, Kanye West, Lil Nas X, Megan Thee Stallion, Polo G, Rema, Skillibeng, and Young Stoner Life to clinch the highly coveted  “Best International Act” category award.

Wizkid announced as the Winner of Best International Act via Mobo Awards (Twitter)

Big Wiz as he’s affectionately called, didn’t stopped there, he went further to beat the likes of Davido, Burna Boy, CKay, Tiwa Savage, Rema, Tems, NSG, King Promise, and Ayra Starr to  the “Best African Music Act” Award making him the first ever to win a double in those respective categories.

Wizkid announced as the Winner of Best African Music Act via Mobo Awards (Twitter)

Wizkid has now amassed a total of five MOBO Awards in his career making him the most African artist in the history of the awards.

There was standout performances and winners at that night 

See Full Winners oF Mobo Awards 2021 Below 

Album of the year – Dave, We’re All Alone In This Together

Best female act – Little Simz

Best gospel act – Guvna B

Video of the year – M1llionz, Lagga

Best male act – Ghetts

Best newcomer – Central Cee

Song of the year – Tion Wayne & Russ Millions, Body (Remix)

Best international act – Wizkid

Best performance in a TV show/film – Micheal Ward as Franklyn in Small Axe

Best African music act – Wizkid

Best reggae act -Shenseea

Best jazz act – Sons of Kemet

Best producer – Jae5

Best media personality – Chunkz & Yung Filly

Best grime act- Skepta

Best R&B/soul act – Cleo Sol

Best hip-hop act – D. Block Europe

Best drill act – Central Cee

SOURCE: hellovybes

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