Afropop star Wizkid, real names Ayo Balogun won four
awards at the Billboard Music Awards on Sunday. He was nominated in seven categories by virtue of his contribution to ‘One Dance’, Drake’s global hit song which also features Kyla.
‘One Dance’ was nominated for Top Hot 100 Song, Top Selling Song, Top Radio Song, Top Streaming Song (Audio), Top Collaboration, Top R&B Song and Top R&B Collaboration.
The song won in the following categories; Top Hot 100 Song, Top Streaming Song, Top R&B Song and Top R&B Collaboration.
Wizkid served as a featured artiste on the commercially successful 2016 song which he also co-produced.
Billboard award winners are assessed based on their song sales, streams, radio airplay, live tours and social engagement.
Drake and The Chainsmokers were the most nominated, with 22 categories each.
The annual awards ceremony went down at the T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas, US.