Nyashinski concedes defeat thanks Kenyans for voting and takes a bow to the winner

MTV European Music Awards (MTV EMA) 2017 went down last night at London’s SSE Arena in Wembley. Kenyan rapper Nyashinski failed to win in the category he had been nominated for.

British singer Rita Ora hosted the star-studded award gala last night. Eminem won Best Hip Hop, Kendrick Lamar scooped Best Video, Ed Sheeran won Best Live, David Guetta won Best Electronic and Coldplay took Best Rock.

French international DJ/songwriter David Guetta shows off the MTV EMA award he won


Nyashinski concedes defeat

Nyashinki was nominated for MTV EMA award in Best African Act category. The Kenyan rapper was competing with Nigeria’s Davido and Wizkid, South Africa’s Nasty C and Babes Wodumo and Angola’s C4 Pedro.

Davido emerged as the winner in that category. He joins 2Baba and D’banj as the only African Artists to win both Best African Act awards at the BET Awards and MTV EMA.


Nyashinki thanked his fans for voting for him and also congratulated Davido for the win. The rapper says he’s motivated to work even harder.

“VERY BIG Thank you ?? to EVERYONE who voted for me ?, We keep working! Congrats to @davidoofficial on the win?? #MTVEMA2017,” wrote Nyashinski.

Davido celebrates

Davido broke down in tears after he won the MTV EMA Best African Artiste for year 2017. The Nigerian singer was performing in Angola when he got the good news.

“I’M ON FiAAAAAAA!! ? Thank you everybody. THIS IS FOR YOU MOM! ❤️ ❤️❤️ #30BG,” wrote Davido.