Apple Music has named Nigerian Singer, Wizkid African Artist of the year at the Annual Apple Music Awards.
The announcement was made via the Apple website on Tuesday, November 30, 2021, at the third annual Apple Music Awards as the organizers aimed at recognizing the best artists of 2021 and their influence on global culture.
According to the press release on Apple Music website as it announced wizkid as “Artist of the Year” (Africa);
“Singer-songwriter Wizkid is one of Africa’s biggest crossover acts, having worked with Drake, Skepta, and Chris Brown, among others.
“The Nigerian musician first found regional success in 2011 with the massively popular single “Holla at Your Boy,” which appeared on his debut album, “Superstar.”
The awards were split into five distinct categories: Artist of the Year, Songwriter of the Year, Breakthrough Artist of the Year, Top Song of the Year, and Top Album of the Year where data is collected and winners chosen through a process that reflects both Apple Music’s editorial perspective and what customers around the world are listening to the most.