D’banj Wins Best African Act at 2012 MOBO Awards; Check Out Full Winners List

D'banj Popular Nigerian hiphop artiste, Dapo Daniel Oyebanji, better known as D’banj has on Saturday won the 2012 MOBO award for Best African Act with Oliver Twist.

The award, held at the Echo Arena, Liverpool, UK, was organised by MTV Base Europe Music Awards. He beat the likes of PSquare, wizkidBET award-winning rapper, Sarkodie, Fally Ipupa & Camp Mulla to win the keenly contested award..

The hiphop artist who is variously known as the Kokomaster and the Entertainer had earlier won the award in 2007 and Artist of the year MTV African Music Award as well as other international awards.

D’Banj is best known internationally for his 2012 hit Oliver Twist, an uptempo dance fusion of Afro-Beats and electronic dance music that topped the African charts 2011 and was a top 10 hit in the UK singles chart in 2012 reaching. Number 2 on the UK R&B chart.

The Kokomaster was also nominated this year for the Worldwide Act but lost out to Morocan singer Ahmed Soultan who will represent the Africa/India/Middle East .

Check out the full list of winner below:

Best Gospel: Rachel Kerr

Best Jazz: Zoe Rahman

Best Reggae: Sean Paul

Best African Act: D’Banj

Best Song: Labrinth

Best R&B/Soul: Emeli Sandé

Best Album: Emeli Sandé

Best Hip Hop/Grime: Plan B

Best Video: JLS

Best Female Act: Emeli Sandé

Best Male Act: Plan B

Best Newcomer: Rita Ora

Best International: Nicki Minaj

  1. Ahmed Soultan (MTV EMA's WORLDWIDE ACT) Reply

    Hi There,

    I am Ahmed Soultan,

    i live in Morocco and i am doin’ Afrobian music (Afro-Arabian) sometimes north african people forgetin that WE ARE AFRICAN.

    I know many great Naija Acts from legendary Fela to Femi and brothers like 2face, 9ice (i like Gongo Aso), P-square, Dbanj, Sasha , Bez, Asa, etc..

    I am a full indie artist THAT MEAN THAT I HAVE NO PRODUCERS IT’S MY OWN HEART MONEY AND ENERGY that i’m putting more than 13 years in this MUSIC.

    I AM CALLING FOR UR IMPACT ONLINE TO TRY TO BRING THIS AWARD TO MOTHERLAND AND TO SHOW THAT MUSIC WINS AT THE END:)

    Thanks for ur time.

    Ahmed Soultan (email me back if u wanna do an interview)

    here is the link to vote more than 100 times per day ==> http:
    //me.mtvema.com/artists/ahmed-soultan

    and what i call Afrobian music (Amazigh “berber” north African language and french) http://www. youtube. com/watch?v=HcPVNoZ5eQU&noredirect=1

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