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Burna Boy is the 2020 Soundcity MVP Awards African Artist Of The Year.

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….as Davido Naira Marley, Prince Kaybee, Rema, Fireboy, Joeboy win big.

Soundcity MVP Awards, the annual music awards that celebrate African artists was held on Saturday, January 11, 2019, at the Eko Convention Centre Lagos Nigeria. The event was hosted by South Africa’s TV and radio personality and winner of E! People’s Choice “Influencer Of The Year” Awards, Bonang Matheba.

Nominees for the awards were announced a few weeks earlier and the night was full of  immense fun as artists like Joeboy, Tiwa Savage, Diamond Platnumz performed their hit songs delighting the audience.

Tiwa Savage & Big Trill

See the full list of Soundcity MVP Award 2020 festival winners below:

Best New MVP

FireBoy DML (NG)
JoeBoy (NG)
Marioo (TZ)
Rema (NG) – Winner
Simmy (SA)
Wendy Shay (GH)

Better collaboration

Blow My Mind – Davido (NG)
Daz How Star Do – Skibii (NG)
Gugulethu – Prince Kaybee (SA) – Winner
Jama – DJ Mic Smith (GH)
Killin Dem – Burna Boy (NG)
Inama – Diamond PlatNumz (TZ)

Best pop

Innos B (CG)
Nandy (TZ)
JoeBoy (NG) – Winner
Otile Brown (KE)
Kizz Daniel (NG)
Teni (NG)
Mayorkun (NG)
Rayvanny (TZ)
Naira Marley (NG)

Best Hip Hop

BlaqBonez (NG)
Falz (NG)
KHALIGRAPH Jones (KE) – Winner
Kwesta (SA)
Medikal (GH)
Shinski (KE)
Sarkodie (GH)
Reminiscence (NG)
Ricky Rick (SA)
Zakwe (SA)

Best duo

Black Motion (SA)
Blaq Diamond (SA)
DopeNation (GH) – Winner
Ethics (KE)
Show Dem Camp (NG)
Toofan (TG)

African producer of the year

Cracker (NG)
Prince Kaybee (SA)
Jay Synth (NG)
Kel P (NG)
MOG (GH)
Ozedikus (NG)
Pheelz (NG)
Rexxie (NG) – Winner
S2Kizzy (TZ)

Best female Player

Tiwa Savage on Stage

Betty G (ETH)
Daphne (CMR)
Nandy (TZ)
Sho Madjozi (SA)
Teni (NG) – Winner
Tiwa Savage (NG)
Yemi Alade (NG)

Best Male Player

Davido on Stage

Burna Boy (NG) – Winner
Davido (NG)
Diamond Platnumz (TZ)
King’s Promise (GH)
Sjava (SA)
Wizkid (NG)
Zlatan (NG)

African DJ of the Year

DJ Creme De La Creme (KE)
DJ Kaywise (NG)
DJ Neptune (NG)
DJ Spinall (NG) – Winner
DJ Vyrusky (GH)
DJ Zinhle (SA)

Digital artist of the year

Cassper Nyovest (SA)
Davido (NG) – Winner
Diamond Platnumz (TZ)
Kizz Daniel (NG)
M. Eazi (NG)
Yemi Alade (NG)
Wizkid (NG)

Choice of auditors

Baby – JoeBoy (NG)
Dumebi – Rema (NG)
Fetch your Life – Prince Kaybee (SA)
Jealous – Fireboy DML (NG) – Winner
Jama – DJ Mic Smith (GH)
Kainama – Harmonize (TZ)
Killin Dem – BurnaBoy (NG)
Kpo K3K3 – StoneBwoy (GH)
Oil and gas – Olamide (NG)

Choice of viewers

49-99 – Tiwa Savage (NG)
Able God – Chinko Ekun (NG)
Banomoya – Prince Kaybee (SA)
My level – Shatta Wale (GH)
On The Low – Burna Boy (NG)
Soap – Naira Marley (NG) – Winner
Tetema – Rayvanny (TZ)
Zanku (Legwork) – Zlatan (NG)

Video of the year

49-99 – Tiwa Savage from Meji Alabi (NG) – Winner
Dangote – Burna Boy by Clarence Peters (NG)
Jéricho – Simi by Adasa Cookey (NG)
Ngwa – Blick Bassy by Tebego Malope (SA)
Ohema – Kuami Eugene by Rex (GH)

Song of the year

Jealous – FireBoy DML (NG)
Killin Dem – Burna Boy (NG) – Winner
Malwhede – King Monada (SA)
Soap – Naira Marley (NG)
Tetema – Rayvanny (TZ)
Zanku (Legwork) – Zlatan (NG)
Baby – JoeBoy (NG)
Case – Teni (NG)
Dumebi – Rema (NG)
Fetch Your Life – Prince Kaybee (SA)
Jama – DJ Mic Smith (GH)

African artist of the year

Burna Boy (NG) – Winner
Davido (NG)
Diamond Platnumz (TZ)
Shatta Wale (GH)
ShoMadjozi (SA)
Tiwa Savage (NG)
Wizkid (NG)
Yemi Alade (NG)

Excellence in Philanthropy: DJ Cuppy – Winner

Excellence in Sport: Anthony Joshua – Winner

Excellence in Social Entrepreneurship and Digital Influence: Bright Jaja – Winner

Community and socio-political development: Adebola Williams & Jude Jideonwo – Winner

Excellence in Music: Innocent Idibia (2Baba) – Winner

 

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