- Wizkid, Nigeria's famous superstar has been awarded as the Best African Artiste at the 2022 Vodafone Ghana Music Awards
- VGMA 23 becomes the very first time such a category was awarded by the Ghanaian award scheme
- The announcement of Wizkid's honour has been heaping massive negative and positive reactions online
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Ayodeji Ibrahim Balogun, a famous Nigerian singer, and songwriter popularly known as Wizkid, has been named the Best African Artist at the Vodafone Ghana Music Awards, 23.
The 30-year-old who began recording music at the age of 11 and released a collaborative album with the Glorious Five, a group he and a couple of his church friends formed, won the title on the night of May 6, 2022, in Accra.
Becoming the first time the category was awarded by the Ghana-based award scheme, the announcement has churned out a mix of both positive and negative reactions on social media.
What social media users are saying
Below were some of the comments shared under the post declaring Wizkid's honour
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@oasiss_global replying to @VodafoneGhana and @wizkidayo commented:
How can awards meant for gh artiste be given to foreigners who have no idea of this event,such a shame to vgma because i hardly hear or see nigerian awards event being held and a ghanaian artiste will be acknowledged over there. Let’s reason up for once!!!
I don't why people are under this tweet downgrading the award... #VGMA23 dey give this award since.. This is @wizkidayo first time of winning it... So y the... Does he know about the award or not... Support ur own na moe gyimiii dodo.. Tswr Gets a Story
@FireLegendaryB1 also indicated:
Wizz always wins this but never tweet any appreciation. He doesn't respect the scheme and it's a shame. My pple still keep giving him. Tsw
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Fans react as Wizkid refuses to hold Tiwa Savage's yansh
The two were spotted performed their hit song, Malo. During the steamy performance, the two could not keep their hands off each other like they usually do.
However, the moment that got fans talking on the popular micro-blogging platform, Twitter, came when Tiwa Savage bent her yansh to Wizkid and asked him to touch it.
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