By Claret Adhiambo
Kenyan singer and rapper Nyashinski lost to Nigeria’s Davido as the best African Act in the just concluded MTV European Music Awards (MTV EMA) 2017 which went down last night at London’s SSE Arena in Wembley.
The event was hosted by British singer Rita Ora. Some of the winners in the star studded Gala were Eminem who won Best Hip Hop, Kendrick Lamar scooped Best Video, Ed Sheeran won Best Live Act, David Guetta won Best Electronic and Coldplay took Best Rock.
Nyashinki was nominated for MTV EMA award in Best African Act category alongside Nigeria’s Davido and Wizkid, South Africa’s Nasty C and Babes Wodumo and Angola’s C4 Pedro.Davido emerged winner in that category.
Nyashinki thanked his fans for voting for him while congratulating Davido for the win. The rapper says he’s motivated to work even harder.
“VERY BIG Thank you to EVERYONE who voted for me , We keep working! Congrats to @davidoofficial on the win #MTVEMA2017,” wrote Nyashinski.
Davido who was performing in Angola when he got the news, broke down in tears.
“I’M ON FiAAAAAAA!! Thank you everybody. THIS IS FOR YOU MOM! #30BG,” wrote Davido on social media.