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Burna Boy, Asake, Tems Win At 2023 Soundcity MVP Awards

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The highly anticipated Soundcity MVP Awards held its fifth edition on Saturday, February 11th, 2023 with many music artists winning respective awards. The award ceremony, which rewards hard work in the African Music Industry, took place at the Eko Convention Centre in Lagos State.

This year’s edition had 15 award categories and was powered by Tingo. Out of the 15 categories, Nigerian singers, Asake, Fireboy DML, Ruger, and others, won awards in 12 different categories. African giant, Burna Boy won the African artiste of the year award, further proving why he is the African Giant title.

Not surprisingly, Kizz Daniel’s Buga won the Song of the Year award, while Rema secured the Digital artist of the year. Ruger clinched the Best new artiste award and Oxlade also won the Listeners choice category with ‘Ku Lo Sa’.

Asake became the new male MVP, while Tems clinched the new Female MVP adding to her list of wins in a year. Fireboy won the best pop award with his song ‘Peru’. Pheelz and Buju won the ‘Best Collaboration category’ with their song ‘Finesse’, and Ajebo Hustlers also grabbed the win as the Best Duo.

Akon won the legend of the year award; and Ghanaian rapper, Black Sheriff win best hip-hop award; South African DJ, Maphorisa went home with the African DJ award. Music Producer Magixsticks won Producer of the year award, while Video Director TG Omori won Video of the year award with ‘Fireboy and Asake – Bandana’ music video.

One of the highlights from the show included a tribute to departed artists and their loved ones, including Sound Sultan, Ifeanyi Adeleke (Davido’s Son), Rico Swavey, Obama DMW and others.

Source: Vimbuzz.com

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