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Burna Boy wins best African act at MTV awards

By Mutala Yakubu
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Nigerian singer-songwriter Burna Boy has won the award for best African act at the MTV EMA awards.

The artist performed to a sell-out crowd of 12,500 at Wembley Arena in London on Sunday night. There are reports that he is the first African artist to have sold out the iconic venue.

Video footage posted on Twitter shows Burna Boy floating over the audience at Wembley Arena attached to ropes.

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African Giant, Burna Boy made history last night as he becomes the first African Artiste to sell out Wembley Arena in London, UK.

He also won the MTV EMA for Best African Act that same night.
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https://platform.twitter.com/widgets.jsThe artist – whose real name is Damini Ebunoluwa Ogula – rose to fame in 2012 with his single Like to Party.

Burna Boy’s fourth studio album African Giant came out in July.