Nigeria: Wizkid Gets 7 Nominations For 2017 Billboard Music Awards

Nigerian crooner, Wizkid, has been nominated for seven awards at the 2017 Billboard Music Awards scheduled to hold at the T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas, United States on Sunday.

Wizkid’s hit collaboration with Drake & Kyla on One Dance last year earned him all the nominations. Wizkid is the only Nigerian artiste to be nominated this year.

He was nominated for the Top Hot 100 Song, Top Selling Song, Top Radio Song, Top Streaming Song, Top Collaboration, Top R&B Song and Top R&B Collaboration, categories.

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Billboard also tweeted on their official account congratulating Wizkid.

Rapper Ludacris and singer Vanessa Hudgens will be the co-hosts of this year’s Billboard Music Awards.

Drake, Twenty One Pilots and Rihanna are also dominating the nomination list in four categories at the award.

The Top Billboard 200 Artist list is led by Beyoncé and Drake, as well as late rock icon Prince, Twenty One Pilots and The Weeknd.


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