Nigerian Afrobeats sensations, Davido and Burna Boy, have both garnered nominations at this year’s MTV EMA awards in recognition of their exceptional performances.
Burna Boy has earned a nomination in the category of “Best Live Artist,” a testament to his electrifying live shows. Meanwhile, Davido has been nominated as the “Best Afrobeats Act,” highlighting his excellence in the Afrobeats genre.
The awards ceremony is scheduled to take place later this year in the enchanting city of Paris, and both artists have enthusiastically acknowledged their nominations through their respective social media platforms, as evidenced by their retweets below:
Davido has secured a nomination for the coveted ‘Best Afrobeats Act’ at the MTV EMA Awards for this year.
Burna Boy has clinched a nomination for the prestigious “Best Live Artist” category at the 2023 MTV EMA awards. Remarkably, he stands as the first Nigerian artist in history to achieve such an illustrious honor, marking a significant milestone in his career.
These nominations coincide with a remarkable feat achieved by Davido, who has sold over 500,000 career album units in the United States, as disclosed by chart data. Furthermore, his latest music video, “FEEL,” has already surpassed 1 million views on YouTube.
On a parallel note, Burna Boy’s “City Boys” has ascended into the top 10 on Switzerland’s Apple Music top songs chart, reaching a new peak.
The recognition at the MTV EMA awards, coupled with their individual accomplishments, underscores the continued ascent of these two Nigerian music icons onto the global stage.