Star Boy, Wizkid has been striped off his MTV EMA, Best African Act award.
The award has now been given to Tanzanian singer, Ali Kiba.Read Also
Read the official statement released by the awards organisers below:
“MTV congratulates Alikiba who has won Best African Act at the 2016 MTV EMAs.The news was revealed November 10 after the incorrect results for Best African Act were posted late Sunday night November 6 due to an error.
Six Worldwide Act winners, including Wizkid, were selected by an international committee of MTV executives to recognize current artists who are rising to have a wider Geographic appeal beyond their local region. The winners were chosen based off a range of criteria including international MTV video play, radio airplay, streams and sales across multiple territories and regions.
The winner of Best African Act was selected by fans via votes on MTVEMA.com.”