Eddy Kenzo continues to collect accolade after accolade, proving to his competition that he ain’t going anywhere soon after the artist recently took home Africa’s Best Male Artist in East, South and North Africa.
Eddy Kenzo won the award for the best male artist in East, South and North Africa at African Entertainment Awards 2022, USA. Considered one of Uganda’s best exports, he was able to beat Tanzanian’s Harmonize and Ray Vanny including Zambia’s OC Osiliation to mention but a few.
Kenzo, who was nominated for a Grammy in November of last year, shared the good news on his official social media platforms, Facebook and Instagram pages. The ‘Nsimbudde’ hit maker, stated that the achievement is a perfect start for the year and had this to say on his socials:
“What a beautiful way to end 2022 and start 2023. We are East, South, and North Africa’s Best Male Artists. We thank you African Entertainment Awards, USA – AEAUSA for the recognition,” wrote Eddy Kenzo on his Instagram.
AEAUSA (African Entertainment Awards USA) is a non-profit organization established in New Jersey USA to support, celebrate and uplift African entertainment & achievements. The awards which are held annually use entertainment as a platform to showcase an Africa that is united, self-sufficient, willing, and able to evoke social change all over the world.
The event is composed of 30 categories (22 music & 8 non-music) and the 1st edition of the African Entertainment Awards was held on 31 October 2015, at the Mary Burch Theater in Newark, New Jersey, with hosts; Comrade Fatso, and Hassan Oliver. The last year’s event was held in a virtual ceremony that took place on December 31, 2022, which marked the 8th season of AEAUSA which was held in New Jersey in the United States
Last year, the BET award winner was nominated in the 2023 Grammy Awards under the ‘Best Global Music Performance” category, becoming the first Ugandan artiste to get a nomination at the prestigious awards.