Burna Boy Wins Best African Act At 2019 MTV Europe Music Awards
Famous entertainer and afro-fusion singer, Damini Ogulu, popularly known as Burna Boy, has taken another step higher since the release of the album ‘African Giant’.
Nigerian Afrobeat sensation, has become the first African Artiste to sell out Wembley Arena (SSE Arena) in London, UK.
He emerged ‘Best African Act’ at the 2019 MTV Europe Music Awards.
The event, which took place on Sunday in Seville, Spain announced Burna Boy as the 2019 best African act.
For the MTV award, the African Giant Burna Boy beat Nigerian Teni, Prince Kaybee (South Africa), TooFan (Togo), Nasty C (South Africa) and Harmonize (Tanzania) in the award announced Sunday night at the FIBES Conference & Exhibition Centre.
Before the sold-out concert which was held at the 12,500-seat SSE Arena, Burna Boy took to his Instagram account page and called the event, “The biggest one yet.”
At the concert, Burna Boy was joined by his Nigerian compatriots, Wizkid and Davido.
Davido performed hits like ‘If,’ ‘Fall,’ Blow My Mind’ and so forth. While Wizkid, after performing at a private event in Nigeria, flew back to London to joined Burna Boy. The pick of his performance was that of 2018 smash hit, ‘Soco.’
The big winners on the 2019 MTV Europe awards were: BTS with three awards; Halsey, Taylor Swift and Billie Eilish also won two awards each.
Shawn Mendes won best artist award.
The event also opened doors for wonderful performances by established artiste such as; Halsey, Niall Horan, Dua Lila, Ava Max, Green Day and many others.