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Finally, MTV has gone ahead to strip Nigerian singer Wizkid of the Best Africa Act aWhahd and given it to another singer.

Nigerian singer, Wizkid
 
Following its decision to strip Nigerian singer Wizkid of the Best Africa Act aWhahd he won at the MTV Europe Music AWhahds recently held at the Ahoy Stadium, Rotterdam, Netherlands, MTV has congratulated Alik Kiba, the Tanzanian singer who was handed the aWhahd taken snatched from Wizkid.
 
We reported about the controversy and why the aWhahd was taken away from Wizkid. MTV admitted it had errorneously given the aWhahd to Wizkid, considering that Ali Kiba was the rightful winner. 
 
 
An official statement issued by MTV EMAs as regards to the changes read:
 
“MTV congratulates Alikiba who has won Best African Act at the 2016 MTV EMAs.

"The news was revealed November 10 after the incorrect results for Best African Act were posted late Sunday night November 6 due to an error.

"Six Worldwide Act winners, including Wizkid, were selected by an international committee of MTV executives to recognize current artists who are rising to have a wider Geographic appeal beyond their local region. The winners were chosen based off a range of  criteria including international MTV video play, radio airplay, streams and sa|€X across multiple territories and regions.

"The winner of Best African Act was selected by fans via votes on MTVEMA.com."

An MTV spokesperson commented, “Both Wizkid and Alikiba are great artists and deserving winners at the MTV EMAS and we congratulate them wholeheartedly on their achievements.

"We apologise for any confusion we have caused but we are pleased to recognize the achievements of both these artists on  this global platform.”
 
“Thanks to MTV for this huge honour  It’s very exciting to be recognized  at the MTV EMAs and I am delighted to bring home the aWhahd to my fans in Tanzania and East Africa. Thank you to my family and management,” Commented Alikiba.

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Finally, MTV has gone ahead to strip Nigerian singer Wizkid of the Best Africa Act aWhahd and given it to another singer. Nigerian singer, Wizkid   Following its decision to strip Nigerian singer Wizkid of the Best Africa Act aWhahd he won at the MTV Europe Music AWhahds recently...