Afrobeats singer, Ahmed Ololade, popularly known as Asake, clinched the award of the Best African Artist of the Year at the 2024 MOBO Awards held in Sheffield, United Kingdom, on Wednesday, February 7.
The ‘Amapiano’ crooner defeated his fellow Nigerian artists, Davido, Ayra Starr, Rema, Burna Boy, Adekunle Gold, and Grammy-winning South African singer, Tyla and others to clinch the award.
Asake now joins 2Baba, D’Banj, Wizkid, Davido, and Burna Boy on the list of Nigerians who have won Best African Act at the MOBO Awards.
Central Cee topped the winners at the 2024 Mobo Awards, winning Best Male for the second year in a row, and Best Song for Sprinter, his collaborative track with Dave, that dominated the summer months with a 10-week run at No. 1.
The MOBO awards, which celebrate black musical artistry in the UK and globally, spread the garlands across a diverse range of music, with no one artist dominating.
Check the all the winner below
Best male act: Central Cee
Best female act: Raye
Album of the year: Potter Payper – Real Back in Style
Song of the year: Central Cee and Dave – Sprinter
Best newcomer: Tunde
Video of the year: Stormzy – Mel Made Me Do It (dir Klvdr)
Best R&B/soul act: Sault
Best hip-hop act: Little Simz
Best grime act: Bugzy Malone
Best drill act: K-Trap
Best international act (US): Drake and 21 Savage
Best performance in a TV show/film: Damson Idris as Franklin Saint, Snowfall
Best media personality: ShxtsnGigs
Best African music act: Asake
Best Caribbean music act: Valiant
Best jazz act: Ezra Collective
Best alternative music act: Skindred
Best electronic/dance act: Shygirl
Best producer: Inflo
Best gospel act: Limoblaze
Lifetime achievement award: Soul II Soul
Impact Award: Sugababes
Paving the Way award: Jessica Ennis-Hill
Pioneer Award: Ghetts