Wizkid, Burna Boy win big at MOBO Awards 2020. (Naija Music)

 Wizkid, Burna Boy win big at MOBO Awards 2020



On November 24, 2020, nominations for the 2020 Music of Black Origin Awards were announced. Nigerian stars, Wizkid, Burna Boy Davido, Rema, Fireboy, Adekunle Gold and Tiwa Savage got nods at the event for the event which honours black music from all corners of the world.

Wizkid, Burna Boy win big at MOBO Awards 2020
Wizkid, Burna Boy win big at MOBO Awards 2020. (Naija Music)


Burna Boy and Rema were nominated in the Best International Act category alongside Drake, Megan Thee Stallion, the late Pop Smoke, Lil Baby and more. In the best African act category, Burna Boy and Rema were joined by Wizkid, Davido, Fireboy, Adekunle Gold and Tiwa Savage.


Ghanaian stars, Shatta Wale and Stonebwoy also got nods alongside, Ivorian, Afro B, South African, Master KG and NSG.


The livestreamed event saw, which was hosted by Maya Jama and Chunkz and it featured performances by Headie One, Young T & Bugsey, Ms Banks, Kojey Radical and Shaybo, dancehall vocalist, Stylo G and soul singer,Tiana Major9.


Nigerian superstars, Davido and Tiwa Savage also performed at the event. Nigerian COVID-19 lockdown soundtrack, 'Don't Rush' by Young T & Bugsey was named song of the year.


Here is a full list of winners at the event;


Album of the year: Nines – Crabs in a Bucket


Best male act: Headie One


Best female act: Mahalia


Song of the year (public vote): Young T & Bugsey – Don’t Rush (feat Headie One)


Best newcomer (public vote): Aitch


Video of the year: NSG – Lupita



Best R&B/soul act: Mahalia


Best hip-hop act: Nines


Best grime act (public vote): JME


Best international act (public vote): Burna Boy


Best performance in a TV show/film: Michael Ward as Marco, Blue Story



Best media personality: Chunkz


Best album 2017-2019: Ella Mai – Ella Mai


Best African act: Wizkid


Best reggae act: Buju Banton


Best gospel act: CalledOut Music



Best jazz act: Ego Ella May


Best producer: Jae5


Inspiration award: Steve McQueen


Source @ https://www.pulse.ng/entertainment/music/wizkid-burna-boy-win-big-at-2020-mobo-awards/gzt8mhk

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