2019 appears to be Burna Boy’s year. The ‘gbona’ crooner has had a memorable year, from performing live on Jimmy Kimmel’s show in the US, he also performed at a packed O2 Arena in London. His ‘African giant’ album has been one of the most successful albums by a Nigerian artiste in 2019.
Burna boy added the Best African Act award at the 2019 MTV EMAs awards in Seville, Spain, to his long list of awards in 2019. It is the second international award he clinched this year.
He also won the Best International Act award at the 2019 Black Entertainment Television (BET) Awards.
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.
With Burna Boy winning the award, Nigerian musicians have now clinched it the fourth time in a row. Wizkid won it in 2016, Davido 2017, Tiwa Savage in 2018.
Wizkid took to his insta story to congratulate him.