Multiple Award-winning Nigerian superstar, Wizkid, has won the award for the Best African Act in this year’s edition of the MTV Europe Music Awards (EMA)

Wizkid defeated the likes of Tems, Diamond Platnumz, Amaarae, and Focalistic in the tightly-contested category.

MTV base in a post congratulating Wizkid via its Instagram handle wrote: “HUGE congratulations to BIG WIZ @wizkidayo for winning Best African Act! From Lagos to the world.”

Wizkid is currently enjoying huge recognition from all over the world for his hit song ‘Essence’.

https://9f5e4bda7d00af2f89aee513b811abcc.safeframe.googlesyndication.com/safeframe/1-0-38/html/container.html The song from his ‘Made In Lagos’ album has continued to trend on worldwide music charts all year.

The ‘Starboy’ is expected to release his next album soon as he proceeds with his world tour.