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19 Year Old Nikita Kering Beats Zuchu & Wizkid To Secure Double Awards At AFRIMA

November 22, 2021 at 09:51
19 Year Old Nikita Kering Beats Zuchu & Wizkid To Secure Double Awards At AFRIMA

Our very own 19 year old Nikita Kering has gone beyond people’s expectations to secure not one, but two awards at the All Africa Music Awards held in Nigeria. It’s also important to note that in 2019, Nikita also became the youngest teen singer at 17 years old to win at Afrima.

Over the weekend, Nikita was nominated against Africa’s heavyweights in the various categories was able to bag at least two in the three categories.

Her first award was the Best Female Artiste East Africa category in which she was competing against Afrie (Uganda), Karun (Kenya), Merry Zerabruk (Eritrea), Nandy (Tanzania), Rema Namakula, DJ Harold & Chike (Uganda), Rosa Ree (Tanzania), Spiece Diana (Tanzania), Xenia (Kenya) and Zuchu (Tanzania).

Nikita Kering carrying her awards at Afrima-Instagram (courtesy)

 

Her song ‘Ex’ helped her bag the 2nd award; which was for the best artist in African R&B and Soul category.

Those who competed against her in this category included Elaine, Wizkid, Adenkule, Omah Lay, among other big names.

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To celebrate the milestone, Nikita expressed her exuberance on her Instagram as she wrote;

Nikita Kering carrying her awards at Afrima-Instagram (courtesy)

”THANK YOU !!! And @afrima.awards
I didn’t do this alone, I did it with you. Thank you and Thank God.
1) Best Artiste Rnb and Soul
2) Best Female Artiste East africa”

Excitement was evident among her fellow artists and celebrities;

Churchill reacted;

”So so proud of you our @nikita_kering .it’s been a journey…🙌”

Nadia Mukami and Mr. Seed also congratulated her;

Congratulations Nikita”

Watch Nikita’s song ‘Ex’ below;

 

 

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