Ugandan Artist Eddy Kenzo was announced as the winner of the Favourite African Star award at the Nickelodeon Kids’ Choice Awards 2018, which took place last night at the Forum in Inglewood, California.
He was nominated alongside Cassper Nyovest, Caster Semenya, Davido, Emmanuella and Diamond Platnumz.

The award wining artist took to his Facebook page to show his gratitude on winning the award.

Edrisa Musuuza, known professionally by his stage name Eddy Kenzo, is a Ugandan artist best known for his 2014 song “Sitya Loss”.

Kenzo was born in Masaka, a town in the central region of Uganda. He lost his mother at age 5, after which he lived a street life for 13 years. After high school, he adopted the stage name Eddy Kenzo and began writing music. In 2008, he was featured in the popular songYanimba by Mikie Wine. His breakthrough 2010 song, Stamina, was met with critical acclaim and was used as a theme song for Yoweri Museveni’s presidential campaign. He released the album Ogenda Kunzisa in 2012. One year later, he released Kamunguluze and toured the United States. The song Sitya Loss became his most popular song to date, and a video of the Ugandan children Triplets Ghetto Kids dancing to the song went viral. Its success led to the launching of a petition to have the dancing children appear on The Ellen DeGeneres Show. Kenzo released the album Sitya Loss in May 2014.

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