Ayo Balogun popularly known as “Wizkid” has emerged or won the Best African Act in the recent MTV Europe Music Awards 2016.

The announcement was confirmed through the MTV Base Africa twitter page @MTVBaseAfrica while the show was being held.

The announcement came to us during the ceremony, maybe few hours in the ceremony, which will be holding this evening in the Ahoy Stadium, at Rotterdam, Netherlands.

The Nigerian singer and song writer defeated bunch of Good African Artist which includes Black Coffee and Cassper Nyovest from South Africa, Olamide and Ali Kiba of Tanzania.

Wizkid
Ayo Balogun called Wizkid has been named the Best African Act at the MTV Europe Music Awards.

Few weeks back, this same Wizkid emerged as a winner of the Best African Act at the MOBO Awards in London. The 26 year old is on fire, and as am seing things, Wizkid ain’t ready to slow down a bit.

The 2016 MTV EMAs will be aired live on MTV and MTV Base on Sunday November 6th, 2016 at 22:00 CAT.

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In a statement, the senior Vice President and the Managing Director of Viacom International Media Networks known as (VIMN) Africa, made known that:

“It is wonderful to see African artists nominated at the 2016 MTV EMAs on the same platform as global superstars of the calibre of Rihanna, Beyoncé, Drake, Kanye West and more.”

The list of all the featured nominees including Wizkid

Best African Act


Ali Kiba

Black Coffee

Cassper Nyovest

Olamide

Wizkid

Best Song


Adele – Hello

Justin Bieber – Sorry

Lukas Graham – 7 Years

Mike Posner – I Took A Pill In Ibiza (Seeb Remix)

Rihanna ft. Drake – Work

Best Video
.

Beyoncé – Formation

Coldplay – Up&Up

Kanye West – Famous
Tame

Impala – The Less I Know the Better

The Weeknd ft. Daft Punk – Starboy

Best Female
.

Adele

Beyoncé

Lady Gaga

Rihanna

Sia

Best Male

Calvin Harris

Drake

Justin Bieber

Shawn Mendes

The Weeknd

Best Live

Adele

Beyoncé

Coldplay

Green Day

Twenty one pilots

Best New
.

Bebe

Rexha

DNCE

Lukas Graham

The Chainsmokers

Zara Larsson

Best Pop
.

Ariana Grande Fifth

Harmony

Justin Bieber

Rihanna

Selena Gomez

Shawn Mendes

Best Rock.

Coldplay

Green Day

Metallica & Muse

Red Hot Chili Peppers

Best Alternative.

Kings of Leon

Radiohead & Tame

Impala

The 1975 & twenty one pilots

Best Hip Hop

Drake & Future

G-Eazy

Kanye West

Wiz Khalifa

Best Electronic
.

Afrojack
Calvin

Harris
David

Guetta
Major

Lazer
Martin Garrix

Biggest Fans

Ariana Grande

Beyoncé

Justin Bieber

Lady Gaga

Shawn Mendes

Best World Stage
.

Duran Duran – Piazza Del Duomo, Milan (2015)

Ellie Goulding – Piazza Del Duomo, Milan (2015)

Jess Glynne – Isle of MTV, Malta (2016)

Martin Garrix – Isle of MTV, Malta (2015)

One Republic – MTV Evolution, Philippines (2016)

Tinie Tempah – MTV Crashes, Plymouth (2015)

Tomorrowland – Belgium (2016)

Wiz Khalifa – Isle of MTV, Malta (2016)

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