Kenyan Rapper Nyashinski lost in the just concluded MTV EMA awards where he was nominated for the Best African Act.
He thanked his fans and everyone else who voted for him through a post he shared on social media.
The Malaika hit singer was up against Nigeria’s Davido and Wizkid, South Africa’s Nasty c and Angalo’s C4 Pedro.
The coveted award was scooped by David Adedeji commonly referred to as Davido.
“VERY BIG Thank you
to EVERYONE who voted for me , We keep working! Congrats to @davidoofficial on the win#MTVEMA2017,” wrote Nyashinski
Rita Ora hosted the star-studded ceremony at London’s SSE Arena in Wembley, Taylor Swift led the nominations with a massive six awards, while Shawn Mendes followed closely behind with five.
Here is the list of winners
WORLDWIDE ACT WINNERS:
THE NETHERLANDS – Lil’ Kleine
SPAIN – Tangana
JAPAN – BabyMetal
FINLAND – Alma
NIGERIA – Davido
UK & IRELAND – Stormzy
ARGENTINA – Lali
BIGGEST FANS – Shawn Mendes
BEST HIP-HOP – Eminem
BEST VIDEO – Kendrick Lamar, ‘Humble’
BEST ALTERNATIVE – 30 Seconds To Mars
BEST POP – Camila Cabello
BEST SONG – Shawn Mendes, ‘There’s Nothing Holding Me Back’
BEST NEW – Duo Lipa
BEST LIVE – Ed Sheeran
BEST ELECTRONIC – David Guetta
BEST ARTIST – Shawn Mendes
BEST ROCK – Coldplay
BEST LOOK – Zayn
BEST PUSH – Hailee Steinfeld
BEST WORLD STAGE – The Chainsmok
Do you have a story you want told? Do you know of a sensitive story you would like us to get our hands on? Email your news TIPS to firstname.lastname@example.org