Hours after losing the MTV Europe Music Award Best Worldwide Act category to Ahmed Soultan, a Moroccan artiste; Dapo 'D'banj' Oyebanjo's 'Oliver Twist' song has earned him the 2012 MOBO Award for Best African Act.

The event took place at Liverpool, United Kingdom, last night. D'banj piped the likes of Psquare, Sarkodie, Cabo Snoop, Fally Pupa and Camp Mulla to win the award.


Best Gospel: Rachel Kerr

Best Reggae: Sean Paul

Best African Act: D'Banj

Best Song: Labrinth

Best R&B/Soul: Emeli Sandé

Best Album: Emeli Sandé

Best Hip Hop/Grime: Plan B

Best Jazz: Zoe Rahman

Best Video: JLS

Best Female Act: Emeli Sandé

Best Male Act: Plan B

Best Newcomer: Rita Ora

Best International: Nicki Minaj