DBanj, over the weekend, won the 2012 MOBO Award for Best African Act.
The 2012 edition of MOBO Award-an award set to honour Music Of Black Origin (MOBO)-held at the Echo Arena in Liverpool, England, over the weekend.
The 31 year old artiste was nominated alongside some of Africa’s finest artistes such as Amadou & Mariam, Cabo Snoop, Camp Mulla, Sarkodie, Fally Ipupa, Fatoumata Diawara, P-Square, Spoek Mathambo and The Very Best.
The award which is D’Banj’s first MOBO, sees him join past Nigerian winners 2face Idibia (2007), 9ice (2008) and Nneka (2009).
Below is the full list of Mobo Award winners for 2012:
Best African Act – D’Banj
Best Female Act – Emeli Sande
Best Male Act – Plan B
Best Newcomer – Rita Ora
Best R&B/Soul Act – Emeli Sande
Best Hip-Hop/Grime Act – Plan B
Best Video – JLS – Do You Feel What I Feel
Best Song – Labrinth Ft Tinie Tempah – Earthquake
Best Album – Emeli Sande – Our Version Of Events
Best International Act – Nicki Minaj
Best Reggae Act – Sean Paul
Best Jazz Act – Zoe Rahman
Best Gospel Act – Rachel Kerr
Outstanding Contribution to Music – TLC