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Uganda's Eddy Kenzo is named 'Favorite African Star' by Nickelodeon

Uganda's Eddy Kenzo is named 'Favorite African Star' by Nickelodeon

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Ugandan entertainer Eddy Kenzo has scooped a second international award in one week, following his win at the 2018 Kid’s Choice Awards organized by Nickelodeon.

Eddy Kenzo was announced winner of the ‘Favourite African Star’ category beating off stiff competition from South Africans, the rapper Cassper Nyovest and athlete Caster Semenya, Nigerian entertainers Davido and child comedian Emmanuella (Nigeria), and Tanzanian pop star Diamond Platnumz.

‘‘Congratulations Uganda, Congratulations East Africa, Congratulations Africa, Congratulations Eddy Kenzo. Team Eddy Kenzo, we did it. I’m speechless,’‘ Kenzo posted on his official Facebook page.

Congratulations Uganda, Congratulations East Africa, Congratulations Africa, Congratulations Eddy Kenzo. Team Eddy Kenzo, we did it. I'm speechless.

The winners were announced at the awards ceremony held in Los Angeles on Saturday .

The win comes just days after he was announced the winner of the ‘Best African Entertainer’ in the 36th International Reggae and World Music Awards, held in Miami, United States.

The Ugandan superstar is celebrated in the East African nation and has seen his star rise ever since he shot to global fame with his ‘Sitya Loss’ hit single.

The happy tune featuring the equally famous ‘Ghetto Kids’ won Kenzo the BET International Viewers’ Award in 2015, the first ever to be won by a Ugandan.

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