The Nigerian hip-hop star, Ayodeji Balogun aka Wizkid has won SoulTrain’s Ashford and Simpson Songwriters’ award.
Naija News understands that the ‘Ojuelegba’ singer earned the award for his collaboration with Beyonce, Blue Ivy Carter and Saint John on the sensational song of Beyonce’s ‘Lion Heart: The Gift’ album.
Wizkid shares the award with other credited songwriters including, Beyoncé Knowles, Carlos St. John, Adio Marchant and Shawn Carter.
Others 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.