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Wizkid Becomes First Nigerian Artiste To Win NAACP Image Award

His collaboration with Beyonce for the track ”Brown Skin Girl” won an award at the 51st NAACP Image Awards

Ayodeji Ibrahim Balogun, award-winning singer, known professionally as Wizkid has become the first Nigerian singer to win an NAACP image award.

His collaboration with American award-winning singer, Beyonce for the track ”Brown Skin Girl” off her “The Gift” album won an award at the 51st NAACP Image Awards.

The singer, along with the Grammy-award winning singer, won the award for the outstanding duo, group of collaboration at the 2020 edition of the Image Awards.

The NAACP Image Award is an award to honor outstanding performances in film, television, music, and literature.

Wizkid was nominated alongside other prominent American artistes like Drake, Chris Brown, Alicia Keys, J Cole, and Miguel and his win makes him the first Nigerian artiste to win the prestigious award.

This comes a few days after Wizkid announced that he was finally done with his long-awaited album, #MadeInLagos

Confirming the excitement of his fans of the news, Wizkid went on his Twitter, to share that he has been working on his album and his spirit, and the time has come for a revelation.

“I been working on my album and my spirit.
Finally done! So you know what that means!
Very happy for growth and God’s guidance… I love my scars more than ever”

Recall that late last year, Wizkid surprised his fans to them waking up to his unannounced EP release. The Ep which was dubbed Sound Man housed 7 tracks that featured acts such as Blaq Jersee, Chronixx, Dj Tunez, Kel P and London.

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Written by Ephraim Adiele

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