MOBO Awards 2017: Wizkid beats Jay Z, Drake, Lamar (Full Winners List)


Nigerian artist Wizkid beat a strong field including Jay-Z, Drake, Travis Scott and Kendrick Lamar to net the best international artist prize at the Mobo awards in London Wednesday night.

The 22nd MOBO Awards held last night at the First Direct Arena in Leeds, United Kingdom and saw some of our favourite Nigerian artists win big.

DMW boss Davido, who performed at the ceremony, emerged as the winner of the Best African Act award, beating fellow nominees Eugy, Juls, Maleek Berry, Mr Eazi, Sarkodie and more.

Our very own starboy, Wizkid, won the Best International Act, beating top artists like Drake, SZA, Cardi B, JAY-Z, Kendrick Lamar and more.

Find the full list of winners below:

Best Male Act

Maleek Berry
J Hus
Giggs
Sampha
Stormzy (WINNER)
Dave
Chip
Bugzy Malone
Skepta
Mostack


Best Female

Emeli Sandé
Jessie Ware
Jorja Smith
Lady Leshurr
Little Simz
Mabel
Nadia Rose
NAO
Ray BLK
Stefflon Don (WINNER)


Best Album

J Hus – Common Sense
Nines – One Foot Out
Sampha – Process
Stormzy - Gang Signs & Prayer (WINNER)
Wretch 32 – Growing Over Life


Best Newcomer

Dave (WINNER)
Jorja Smith
Kojo Funds
Lotto Boyzz
Loyle Carner
Mabel
Mist
Not3s
Stefflon Don
Yxng Bane


Best Song

J Hus - 'Did You See' (WINNER)
Kojo Funds Feat. Abra Cadabra - 'Dun Talkin’
Not3s - 'Addison Lee'
Stormzy - 'Big For Your Boots'
Yungen Feat. Yxng Bane - 'Bestie'


Best Video

Bossman Birdie- 'Walk The Walk'
J Hus - 'Spirit'
Loyle Carner - 'The Isle Of Arran'
Mist - 'Hot Property' (WINNER)
Stormzy - 'Big For Your Boots'



Best Hip-Hop Act

Giggs (WINNER)
Little Simz
Loyle Carner
Nines
Stefflon Don
Wretch 32



Best Grime Act

AJ Tracey
Chip
P Money
Skepta
Stormzy (WINNER)
Wiley



Best R&B/Soul Act

Supported by Mi-Soul
Craig David (WINNER)
Jorja Smith
NAO
Ray BLK
Sampha 



Best International Act

Cardi B
DJ Khaled
Drake
Jay Z
Kendrick Lamar
Migos
Solange Knowles
SZA
Travis Scott
Wizkid (WINNER)



Best African Act

Davido (WINNER)
Eugy 
Juls
Maleek Berry
Mr Eazi
Sarkodie
Tekno
Tiwa Savage
Wande Coal
Wizkid 


Best Reggae Act

Aidonia
Alkaline
Chronixx
Damian Marley (WINNER)
Popcaan 



Best Jazz Act

Cleveland Watkiss
Dayme Arocena
Mr Jukes
Moses Boyd (WINNER)
Terrace Martin


Best Gospel Act

Lurine Cato
Triple O
Mali Music
S.O.

Volney Morgan & New-Ye (WINNER)

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