Abuja - Nigerian artists Wizkid, Ice Prince, Tiwa Savage and Seun Kuti all turned out losers at this year's MOBO Awards held on Saturday, October 19.
The 18th edition of the awards ceremony which was held at the SECC Arena in Glasgow, Scotland for the third time saw Ghanaian Pop artist FUSE ODG walk away with the award for Best African Act beating four the Nigerian music stars.
Wizkid, Ice Prince, Tiwa Savage and Seun Kuti were all absent from the awards show.
Wizkid is due to perform in Abuja, Tiwa performed at the finale of the Felabration festival on Monday, Seun Kuti performed at Felabration festival on Sunday and Ice Prince, who also performed at Felabration on Friday night, is still in Lagos.
The biggest winner of the night was English soul singer-songwriter Laura Mvula, who won the award for Best Female Act and Best RnB/Soul Act.
US rapper Kendrick Lamar was named the Best International Act, edging out Justin Timberlake, Ciara, Iggy Azalea, J.Cole, Jason Derulo, Jay Z, Kanye West, Miguel and Robin Thicke.
Performances on the night included Down South star Iggy Azalea, So Solid Crew and AlunaGeorge.