Wizkid beats Ice Prince To Win BET Best African Act

Self acclaimed superstar in the Nigerian music arena Ayo ‘Wizkid’ Balogun and Ghanaian rap music sensation Sarkodie jointly took home the 2012 BET Best International Act: Africa award.

 Sunday’s BET awards ceremony took place at the Shrine Auditorium in Los Angeles, California.

Wizkid and Sarkodie, jointly defeated  the three other nominees in the same award category; popular Nigerian rapper-Iceprince, South African singing senstation-lira, Malian rapper-mokobe, and Kenyan Hip-Hop/R&B group-camp mulla.

Wizkid and Sakordie

Wizkid took to micro-blogging site twitter to appreciate his fans, tweeting “Thankful”.

The 2011 edition of the BET Best African Act was also jointly won by Nigerian music giants Tuface and D’banj.