Wizkid wins ‘Young Person of the Year’ Future Awards Africa 2017

Wizkid wins ‘Young Person of the Year’ Future Awards Africa 2017

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Added by December 14, 2017

Nigeria’s ace singer, Ayodeji Balogun a.k.a Wizkid has won the `Young Person of the Year’ at the 2017 edition of the prestigious Future Awards Africa.

The Future Awards Africa is an award that acknowledges inspiring young people making a difference through social enterprise and creativity.

The 12th edition of the award held on Saturday at the Federal Palace Hotel, Lagos, is exclusively for young Nigerians between the ages of 18-31’
Wizkid edged out contenders such as Mary Njoku, Amaka Osakwe, Iyin Aboyeji and Adekunle Gold to get the prestigious award.

Star boy as fondly called was honoured for his landmark achievement in music locally and at the international scene.

Wizkid recently 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.

Similarly, David Adeleke a.k.a Davido won the Future Awards Africa 2017 Musician Of The Year.

Davido who emerged top in the music category with other artistes such as Tekno Miles, Kiss Daniel, Adekunle Gold and Simi, declared that he held no malice against anyone.

“I no dey fight anybody o,” he said as he received his award.

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