At the 2022 MTV European Music Awards, prominent Nigerian singer Damini Ogulu, often known as Burna Boy, took home the trophy for “Best Africa Act.”
Burna Boy was nominated for an award at the ceremony on Sunday along with Ayra Starr, Musa Keys, Tems, Zuchu, and Black Sheriff.
Despite being the declared winner, the 31-year-old was not there to accept his prize.
However, he expressed his gratitude to the event’s organizers via his Twitter account for honoring him. He wrote: “Thanks for the love @mtvema I’m super bummed I couldn’t be there. We go again!”