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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.

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.

Gambian-British MC, J Hus kicked off the night by winning Best Song of the Year for his summer smash "Did You See."

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

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