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Eddy Kenzo scoops African entertainment award ”African Entertainer of the year award in USA’

The Sitya Loss singer beat African entertainers like Tanzania’s Diamond Platnumz, Nigeria’s Davido, Shatta Wale, Wizkid, Yemi Alade and Tiwa Savage to the award.

US – Singer Eddy Kenzo on Saturday won the Best Entertainer Of The Year award at the African Entertainment Awards held at Kupfrian Hall, Jim Wise Theater, New Jersey, US. 

The Sitya Loss singer beat African entertainers like Tanzania’s Diamond Platnumz, Nigeria’s Davido, Shatta Wale, Wizkid, Yemi Alade and Tiwa Savage to the award.

Kenzo, who is on a tour in the US, in his acceptance speech thanked his fans for standing by him in his career.

He said, “I dedicate this award to all my fans, to all my people who know the struggle. My name is Eddie Kenzo a very strong boy, street kid and ghetto man but working hard to make a big impression.  I dedicate this to all East African people, thank you so much for the support.

Kenzo has lately been in the local news for his spat with the outspoken religious leader, Sheikh Nuhu Muzaata following the latter’s stinging comments at the singer’s ex-girlfriend (Rema Namakula)’s traditional wedding ceremony. Kenzo felt insulted when Muzaata asked young boys who are not yet married to go marry their mothers.

This award joins a host of several accolades Kenzo has won in his career, including a BET one in 2015.

Eddy Kenzo real names Idris Musuuza has won the Best African Entertainer award at the 5th edition of African Entertainment Awards USA 2019 (AEUSA).

This proves that he is undoubtedly one of the most talented musicians on the African continent.

The red carpet ceremony took place in New Jersey, USA at on Saturday Night (Sunday morning Ugandan Times).

Kenzo floored Africa’s finest musicians; Davido, Wizkid and Diamond Platnumz who had been nominated in the same category with him.

While reacting to his success via his face book, Kenzo wrote:

“Congratulations Uganda???? we just won African entertainer of year 2019 at African entertainment awards USA.???”

The 2015 BET winer received international attention after the release of his 2014 single, “Sitya Loss” and an accompanying viral video that featured the Triplets Ghetto Kids.

In total, he has released 4 albums, including most recently, Roots, in 2018. Kenzo has also won numerous national and international awards, including a Nickelodeon Kids’ Choice Award in 2018, a BET Award in 2015, and multiple All Africa Music Awards.

AEAUSA was established in New Jersey USA to support, celebrate and uplift African Entertainment.

It uses entertainment as a platform, to showcase an Africa that is united, self-sufficient, and willing, and able to evoke social change that matters most in the communities of Africans all over the world.

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