Soundcity MVP Awards 2016: Tekno wins Digital artiste, Song of the year, Listener’s choice
Tekno leads winners list with three awards.
Tekno has won a treble at the 2016 Soundcity MVP Awards.
crooner took home the awards for Digital Artiste of the year, Song
of the year and Listener’s choice at the ceremony held at Eko Hotel
Lagos on Thursday, December 22, 2016.
The Made Men Music Group
artiste was up against heavyweights like PSquare, Wizkid, Tiwa
Savage and Davido as well as South Africa’s AKA and Cassper Nyovest
in the Digital Artiste category.
His hit single ‘Pana’ scored the
singer the Listener’s choice award beating the likes of ‘Lagos to
Kampala’ by Runtown featuring Wizkid, Babanla by Wizkid, Omo
Alhaji by YCee, ‘Who You Epp’ by Olamide featuring Wande Coal, ‘
Oluwa ni’ by Reekado Banks, ‘Pick Up’ by Adekunle Gold and
Skintight by Mr Eazi featuring Efya.
‘Pana’ was also named song of
On October 22, 2016 won the award for Best Breakthrough
Act at the MTV Africa Music Awards (MAMA) 2016, beating Falz
(Nigeria) Simi (Nigeria), Emtee (South Africa), Babes Wodumo (South
Africa), Franko (Cameroon), Nasty C (South Africa), Nathi (South
Africa) and Raymond (Tanzania).
2016 was a good year for Tekno) , his song ‘Pana’ was the number one
song on Nigerian radio for several weeks.
In just four months, the
music video for his single gathered over 14 million views on
YouTube. In November 2016, it was revealed that Tekno was set to
sign a deal with Sony Music.