D’banj has been named ‘Best African Act’ at the 2012 edition of the MOBO Awards.
The hit maker clinched the title last night, Saturday, November 3, 2012 at the Echo Arena, Liverpool, UK, where the awards is being held.
D’banj beat fellow Nigerian pop acst Psquare as well as his other African counterparts Fatoumata Diawara, The Very Best, Spoek Mathambo, Fally Ipupa, Sarkodie, Cabo Snoop, Camp Mulla and Amadou and Mariam to walk away with the coveted prize.Last year, D’banj was also nominated but was beaten by Nigeria pop singer Wizkid.
This will be his first ever MOBO award which sees him join the list of past Nigerian winners 2face Idibia (2007) 9ice (2008) and Nneka (2009).
D’banj recently lost out of the MTV Europe Music Award ‘Best Worldwide Act’ category