Burna Boy, Tems, Kizz Daniel win big at 2023 Tingo-Soundcity MVP Awards
Three of Africa’s music heavyweights, Burna Boy, Tems and Kizz Daniel clinched awards at the just concluded Tingo-sponsored Soundcity MVP Awards Festival.
The awards ceremony, which was held recently at Eko Convention Centre, in Lagos was anchored by South African actress, Pearl Thusi. The 2023 edition of the evening of rewards for hard work was opened with a superlative performance by Mohbad, who set the tone for the night.
Other music acts, who rendered superlative performances are Phina, Gyakie, Magixx, Pheelz, Spyro, Ruger, TI Blaze, Zuchu, Gyakie, Seyi Vibez, Ladipoe, Blackbonez, Vector, Kaligraph Jones, and Black Sheriff. The black carpet reception, which preceded the award ceremony was hosted by Eso Dike and Pearl Hart, while Latasha Ngwube and Enioluwa Adeoluwa hosted the fashion police.
The award ceremony had 15 categories, out of which Nigerian singers won 12. It also featured special recognition for innovators in different fields including business, fintech, fashion, and more. Pop icon and Senegalese singer, Akon received the Legend Award, while tribute was paid to South African rapper, AKA.
Speaking about the event, the founder of Soundcity, Tajudeen Adepetu stated the MVP Awards celebrates and showcases the finest of African music as well as artists.