Nigerian singer, Ayo ‘Wizkid’ Balogun, has won an iHeart Radio Award for his collaboration on ‘One Dance’ with American rapper, Drake and singer, Kyla.
The international award which is his first of the year comes weeks after he failed to clinch a Grammy award for the same song.
The song lost in the album of the year category at the Grammys 2017 for the album ‘Views’.
But at the iHeart Radio awards, ‘One Dance’ won hip-hop song of the year beating another Drake song ‘Controlla’, Desiigner’s ‘Panda’, Fat Joe and Remy Ma’s ‘All the way up’, and DJ Khaled’s ‘For free’ featuring Drake.
WizKid who recently signed a deal with Sony RCA is set to release his third studio album ‘Sounds from the Other Side’ on June 9, 2017.
The singer had gained international relevance with the release of Ojuelegba in 2014 with led to a remake by Drake and fellow rapper Skepta.
WizKid recently released a new single ‘Sweet love’, and an accompanying docu-video of his tour moments over the past year.
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