Edrisa Musuuza commonly known as Eddy Kenzo made Uganda proud last year by being the first East African artiste to win a BET award added another international gong at the African Entertainment Awards USA (AEAUSA) that were held at Liberty Theater in New Jersey, USA on Saturday evening.
Kenzo was nominated in the categories of Best Male Artist of the year and is alongside musicians like Diamond Platnumz and WizKid. Best video of the year for his Viva Africa song, Best Male single for his “Maria” song, Best dance group – The Ghetto Kids and The People’s Choice Category in which he had to battle with artistes like Jose Chameleon, Wiz Kid and Diamond Platinumz.
Kenzo beat off competition from the likes of Diamond Platnumz (Utanipenda), MC Galaxy (Hello), and Ommy Dimpoz (Achia Body) among others to walk away with the award for video of the year for his single “Viva Africa”
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