- Popular musician Wizkid keeps doing Nigeria proud on the international stage
- This time, he has become the first Nigerian musician to win awards at the Billboard Music Awards
- This is just the beginning for Starboy
They don’t call him Baba Nla for nothing!
Wizkid has done Nigeria proud at another international award ceremony. This time, it’s the Billboard Music Awards which held at the T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas, United States on Sunday, 21 May.
Nominated for seven awards, the Starboy records CEO won in the categories of Top Streaming Song, Top R&B Song and Top R&B Collaboration all thanks to his collaboration with Drake on the song One Dance.
Wizkid’s win is also the first for any Nigerian musician at the Billboard Music Awards. All this just points to the fact that more and more people are paying attention to Nigerian music.
Meanwhile, Drake also emerged as the biggest single year winner ever going home with 13 awards including Top Artist, Top Male Artist, Top Billboard 200 Artist, Top Hot 100 Artist, Top Song Sales Artist, Top Streaming Songs Artist, Top Rap Artist, and many more.
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