Nigerian musician, Wizkid received huge on Sunday on the 2021 African Music Awards, after grabbing three awards.
The ‘Essence’ crooner was named the Greatest African Artiste of the yr on the occasion which was held on Sunday evening at Eko Resort and Suites, Victoria Island, Lagos.
Wizkid grabbed three awards on the evening however the largest winner was Malian singer, Iba One who received 4 awards together with; Album of the 12 months, African Male Artiste in Inspirational Music, Greatest Track Author, and Greatest Male Artiste from Western Africa.
Nigerian singer, Fireboy DML additionally received two awards with the African Followers’ Favorite and Greatest Duo African Hip hop award alongside Cheque.
Wizkid cleared a few of the largest awards of the evening, notably the Greatest African Artist of the 12 months award.
Different awards he received embody the Greatest Track of the 12 months for his world smash hit, ‘Essence’ with Tems, and Greatest African Collaboration Award additionally with Tems.
He beat the likes of Burma Boy, Davido, South Africa’s Blaq Diamond, Diamond Platnumz (Tanzania), Fally Ipupa (DR Congo), Focalistic (South Africa), Makhadzi (South Africa), MHD (Guinea), Omah Lay (Nigeria) and Malian Aya Nakamura to clinch the extremely contested Greatest Artiste of the 12 months award.
The present was hosted by Eddie Kadi and Pearl Thusi and witnessed performances from Patoranking, Chike, Olakira, D’Banj amongst others.