Nigeria: Emmanuella, Davido Loses Nickelodeon Award to Ugandan Star

Eddy Kenzo

Nigerian celebrities Davido and Emmanuella have been defeated at the favourite African star category of the 2018 Nickelodeon Kids’ Choice Awards.

The loss came as a shock to many viewers as everyone expected either of the Nigerian entertainers, particularly Emmanuella, to take home the awards owing to their popularity across the world, but a Ugandan singer Eddy Kenzo beat them to emerge winner.

This was gathered when The Ugandan star took to his Facebook page to share the news of his triumph.

Recall that Kenai whose real name is Edrisa Musuuza, is best known for his 2014 song ‘Sitya Loss’.

In 2017, he released ‘Sembera Eno’ and ‘Jubilation’, two songs which were big hits in Uganda.

The 31st edition of the Nickelodeon Kids’ Choice Award ceremony took place in Inglewood, California, US, on Sunday.

The winner was determined by voter preferences and other considerations.

Other African stars nominated for the award are Casper Nyovest (South Africa), Caster Somonya (South Africa), Diamond Platnumz (Tanzania), and Eddy Konzo (Uganda).