Congrats to Wizkid, the young Nigerian musician won the “Best African Act” award at the 2011 MOBO Awards which took place tonight in Glasgow, Scotland.
British Musician (with Nigerian Parentage), Tinie Tempah was an award winner as well as he won the Best Hip Hop/Grime Act prize.
Unfortunately, Wizkid missed the awards ceremony due to work commitments. Congrats to Wizkid & Tinie!
2011 MOBO Awards – Winners
Best UK Act – Jessie J
Best Newcomer – Jessie J
Best Hip Hop/Grime Act – Tinie Tempah
Best Video – Tinchy Stryder and Dappy/Spaceship
Best International Act – Rihanna
Best Song – Jessie J/Do It Like a Dude
Best Album – Jessie J/Who You Are
Best Reggae – Alborosie
Best Jazz Act – Kairos 4tet
Best African Act – Wizkid
Best Gospel Act – Triple O
Best R&B/Soul Act – Adele
Outsanding Contribution to Music – Boyz II Men
BeMOBO Award – Youth Music
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