Burna Boy ties Wizkid as most awarded African at MTV Europe Music Awards

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Nigerian music star, Damini Ogulu, better known as Burna Boy, has matched his industry rival, Wizkid’s record with his latest achievement.

The ‘African Giant’ crooner won the Best Africa Act award at MTV Europe Music Awards for the year 2022. Having won it previously in 2019, Burna Boy now ties with Wizkid, who has also won 2 awards in the same category in 2016 and 2021 respectively as the most awarded African in the MTV Europe Music Award history.

He defeated fellow Nigerians Fireboy DML, Tems and Ayra Starr, and Ghana’s Black Sherif to clinch the award.

The 2022 MTV Europe Music Awards held at Dusseldof on Sunday, November 13th.

Meanwhile, Burna Boy has reacted to his big win at the MTV EMA. “Thanks for the love @mtvema I’m super bummed I couldn’t be there. We go again! 🚀❤️,” he tweeted.

African Queen crooner, 2Face Idibia, alias 2Baba was the first Nigerian artist to win the MTV Europe Music Award in 2005.

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