Talented Nigerian music artiste Ayodeji Balogun well known as Wizkid has won SoulTrain’s Ashford and Simpson Songwriters’ award.
The Afropop superstar, won the award at the 2019 ceremony held on Sunday in Las Vegas.
Wizkid earned the award for his collaboration with Beyonce, Blue Ivy Carter and SaiNt Jhn on the sensational song of Beyonce’s ‘Lion Heart: The Gift’ album.
The multiple award winner shares the award with other credited songwriters including, Beyoncé Knowles, Carlos St. John, Adio Marchant and Shawn Carter.
Others who are Stacy BartheAnathi Mnyango, Michael Uzowuru, Ayodeji Balogun and Richard Isong.
This was the third time Wizkid had made the nominees’ list for the prestigious award. He was nominated for Best Dance Performance in 2017 for his song ‘Come Closer’ and in 2016 for the Rhythm and Bars category for his song ‘One Dance.