Wizkid beat 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 recognition from all over the world for his hit song ‘Essence’
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 continues his world tour.