Baba Nla!Wizkid breaks another record, wins 3 awards at the Billboard Music Awards – See Complete List (Photos)

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.

See the full list below and some photos you may have missed

Top Artists:
Justin Bieber
The Chainsmokers
Drake — WINNER
Ariana Grande
Shawn Mendes
Twenty One Pilots
The Weeknd

Top New Artist:
Alessia Cara
Lil Uzi Vert
Lukas Graham

Billboard Chart Achievement Award Presented by Xfinity:
Luke Bryan
Nicki Minaj
The Chainsmokers
The Weeknd
Twenty One Pilots — WINNER

Top Male Artists:
Justin Bieber
Drake — WINNER
Shawn Mendes
The Weeknd

Top Female Artists:
Beyonce — WINNER
Ariana Grande

Top Duo/Group:
The Chainsmokers
Florida Georgia Line
Guns N’ Roses
Twenty One Pilots — WINNER

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