By Glam & Essence
It’s definitely the year of accolades for Burna Boy,whose real name is
Damini Ebunoluwa Ogulu , as he was nominated in the ‘Best Africa Act’ category alongside fellow Nigerian artistes like Teni.
Following his winning,fellow artiste,Wizkid,also refered to as Star Boy, a previous winner of the award a few years back has congratulated Burna Boy for his win
The African Giant as Burna Boy is now called rose to prominence in 2012, after releasing the lead single, “Like to Party,” from his debut studio album, L.I.F.E (2013).
Burna Boy won the Best African Act at the MTV EMAs which took place at Seville in Spain and was hosted by Becky G .Other African artistes who were nominated included
South Africa’s Prince Kaybee and Nasty C, Harmonize from Tanzania and Togo’s duo TooFan,but Burna Boy took home the prestigious award at a star-studded event on Sunday, November 3rd, 2019.But Burna Boy was absent at the award event as he was performing at a concert at SSE Arena in Wembley, London.
With Burna Boy’s winning the award,this makes him the 4th Nigerian musician to have won it. Wizkid won it in 2016, Davido 2017, and Tiwa Savage in 2018.