Like so many people will say, Burns boy is really the man of the year 2019 in the Nigeria and African musical scene. He arguably won the biggest awards around the globe amongst all African artistes this year. Adding to the retinue of his awards this year was the just concluded MTV EMA awards where he won the African act of the year.
The yearly MTV EMA awards was this year held in Seville Spain on Sunday November 3rd 2019. Burns boy was nominated alongside fellow Nigerian Teni, South Africa's Prince Kaybee and Nasty C, Harmonize from Tanzania and Togo's duo Toofan for the best African Act of the year of which Burna boy was announced the winner.