This is the second time Davido will win the award for this category as he won it back in 2014. However, this is the first time this category will be announced during the main ceremony.
This year, the nominees were Booba (France), Cassper Nyovest (South Africa), Davido (Nigeria), Dadju (France),
Distruction Boyz (South Africa), Fally Ipupa (DR Congo), J Hus (UK)
Niska (France), Tiwa Savage (Nigeria), Stefflon Don (UK), and