Afro-fusion star, Damini Ogulu, aka Burna Boy, has clinched the most wins at the 2019 Soundcity MVP Awards, taking home four plaques, including African Artiste of the Year.
The News Agency of Nigeria reports that Burna Boy also took the Song of the Year, Listener’s Choice and Best Make MVP at the award show held in Lagos on Saturday night.
Although the first Soundcity MVP Awards was first held in 2016, since 2007 the winners are chosen by the viewers and fans by visiting #TheMVPs’ website and a select committee of the industry stakeholder.
Burna Boy’s third award was collected on stage by his mother, who thanked Phantom, the producer of his hit song YE, for his support and contributions to his success.
Davido and Wizkid got one award each in the Best Pop song and Best Collaboration categories.
The ceremony also featured performances from Teni, Victo AD and Niniola.
Full list of winners
Best Male MVP
Best Female MVP
Best Hip Hop
SOCO – STARBOY FT WIZKID, TERRI, SPOTLESS & CEEZA MILLI
Digital Artiste of the Year
Video of the Year
HEAL THE WORLD – PATORANKING
Best Group or Duo
Song of the Year
YE – BURNA BOY
Best New Artiste
SOMISO – WANDE COAL
YE – BURNA BOY
African Producer of the Year
African Artiste of the Year
African DJ of the Year
Soundcity MVP’s also had special awards to entrepreneurs, all of which were presented by Ebuka Obi-Uchendu:
Innovation and Excellence in Business Entrepreneur
Innovation and Excellence in Sports
Innovation and Excellence in Fashion
Innovation and Excellence in Social Entrepreneurship and Digital Influence
Innovation and Excellence in Community and Socio-political development
Innovation and Excellence in The Creative Arts