Nigerian artist, Wizkid has been named as the African Artiste of the year at the annual Apple Music Awards.
The announcement was made Tuesday, via the Apple website.
This year has been great for the Starboy with his song, Essence smashing its way into the global scene.
Wizkid has already been nominated for the Grammy Awards next year in two categories and he is ruling most of the Billboard charts at the moment.
This has been the best year for African music in a long while and Big Wiz is said to be championing that movement.
Wizkid thanked Apple Music for the award.
“Thank you to Apple Music for this award. it’s a blessing to get to do what I do, and I’m proud to be representing Africa,” he said.