Burna Boy wins Best African Act at MTV Europe Awards

Burna Boy poses with his BET award in 2019

Famous entertainer and afro-fusion singer, Damini Ogulu, popularly known as Burna Boy, has emerged ‘Best African Act’ at the 2019 MTV Europe Music Awards.

The event, which took place on Sunday in Seville, Spain, was hosted by Becky G.

The 2019 MTV Europe Music Awards, can be described as a ‘night for women’ as each category of the awards were dominated by women.

When nominations were announced, famous American singer and actress, Ariana Grande, led with about seven nominations but she did not win any award.

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 witnessed performances by established artistes such as; Halsey, Niall Horan, Dua Lila, Ava Max, Green Day and many others.

Burna Boy also won an award at the BET Awards earlier in 2019.