Local music sensation, Sheebah Karungi alias Queen Sheeba has been nominated in this year’s MTV Europe Music Awards (EMA) becoming the first female artist in Uganda to be nominated on such a big platform.
Sheeeba was nominated in the category of ‘Best African Act” alongside last year’s winner Burna Boy from Nigeria, Rema from Nigeria, Gaz Mawete from Democratic Republic of Congo and Jerusalema hitmaker Master KG.
This Awards will take place on November 8th in Johannesburg, South Africa. MTV Awards officials announced that Trevor Noah would be hosting this year’s show.
Sheebah is no stranger to success. She has in the past won several awards both locally and internationally. Upon receiving the news,the singer rushed to her social media platforms to share her happiness with her fans.
“I am so happy to announce that I have been nominated for the MTV EMA Awards 2020. This means the world to me,” Sheebah wrote. She thanked MTV for the chance given to her to be nominated on such a big platform.
Among the African artistes expected to perform at this year’s show are; Yemi Alade, Alikiba, Casper Nyovest, Ycee, Babes Woduma among others.
In other categories, Lady Gaga leads the nominations with seven nods followed by BTS and Justin Bieber who have five nominations each.