Stormzy, Wizkid, Davido and More Win Big at the 2017 MOBO Awards
Stormzy was the most awarded artist at this year's MOBO Awards.
The 2017 MOBO Awards went down on Wednesday in the UK, and some of our favorite artists snagged major awards.
British-Ghanian grime star, Stormzy was the night's biggest winner, taking home three awards for Best Male Artist, Best Grime Act, and Best Album for his critically-acclaimed debut Gang Signs & Prayer.
3 MOBO’s, love you all, thank you ❤️❤️❤️ https://t.co/BKRwmFc7VM— #GSAP (@#GSAP)1511995875.0
Davido performed at the show, and took home the award for Best African Act, beating out the likes of Mr Eazi, Sardokie.
Wizkid beat out Jay-Z, Kendrick Lamar, Solange, SZA and others to snag the Best International Act Award. According to Twitter page, Africa Facts Zone, this makes him the first African artist to have won the award along with the Best Worldwide act at the MTV EMAs, Best African Artist at both the BET Awards, and the MOBOs.
Wizkid has become the first African Artist to have won the BET Award and MOBO Award for Best African Act, MTV EMA f… https://t.co/p7Rige2HKE— Africa Facts Zone (@Africa Facts Zone)1511995899.0
Gambian-British MC, J Hus kicked off the night by winning Best Song of the Year for his summer smash "Did You See."
Kicking off the #MOBOAwards for Best Song 2017 is @jhus for ‘Did You See’. BIG start to the night. https://t.co/AMsskSNqfm— MOBO (@MOBO)1511987573.0
See the full list of 2017 winners below:
Best male act: Stormzy
Best female act: Stefflon Don
Best album: Stormzy – Gang Signs & Prayer
Best newcomer: Dave
Best song: J Hus – Did You See
Best video: Mist – Hot Property
Best hip-hop act: Giggs
Best grime act: Stormzy
Best R&B/soul act: Craig David
Best international act: Wizkid
Best African act: Davido
Best reggae act: Damian Marley
Best jazz act: Moses Boyd
Best gospel act: Volney Morgan & New-Ye