Nyashinski Set To Be The Second Kenyan To Win An MTV EMA Award.

The 2017 MTV EMA nominations are here and Kenyan Singer/Rapper Nyashinski is among the nominees. The flourishing singer has been nominated in the category of Best African Act.

Africa’s best music group Sauti sol (according to MTV MAMA 2016) are the only Kenyans to win the prestigious award.  The quartet won MTV EMA 2014 for Best African Act.

Nyash is facing stiff competition from other African nominees.From Nigeria, he faces Wizkid and Davido. Babes Wodumo and Nasty C will be representing South Africa while C4 Pedro, will be Angola’s representative.

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Sauti Sol has since started ‘campaigning’ for Nyash. The quartet marshaled their fans on social media to vote for the ‘Malaika’ hitmaker in a bid to make him became to second Kenyan artiste to win the coveted award.

Massive S/O to the real King 👑. You are one of the most naturally gifted and hardworking artists from the continent. Your humility and work ethic is something that we can all emulate. Congratulations on your MTV EMA #BestAfricanAct. When we were nominated, you guys helped us win it. It’s Nyashinski’s turn now. Let’s bring it home. He is the only East African representative this year. Voting is now open, log on to http://www.mtvema.com/en-africa/vote#best-african-act and VOTE as many times as you can. 👏👏👏” Wrote Sauti Sol

American pop star Taylor Swift is leading the pack with 6 nominations in total followed by Justin Bieber and Ed Sheeran.

The awards will be held on the 12th of November this year at the SSE Arena in Wembley, London with Rita Ora chosen as the event’s host.

Congratulation to Nyash, take time to vote for him as he represents East Africa region in the global award.