Tanzanian pop star, Diamond Platnumz is definitely on a roll this year, as he just added the 2015 MTV EMAs Best African Act to his long list of awards.
Diamond Platnumz emerged winner of the MTV EMAs in a category that had the likes of AKA, Davido, DJ Arafat, and Yemi Alade as contenders, and this puts him on the special list of MTV EMAs Best African Act winners which includes Sauti Sol, LCNVL, Dbanj, Freshlyground, and 2face idibia.
Diamond Platnumz is the most influential urban artiste from East Africa at the moment, and currently holds the record the highest paid artiste in that region after he earned 100 million Tsh in the Tigo Kiboko Yao Concert held in 2014.
This year’s MTV EMAs awards ceremony will hold on 25th of October, at Mediolanum Forum in Milan with British singer Ed Sheeran and Ruby Rose as the official hosts for the night.
Diamond Platinumz’s victory in the Best African Category means he will now slug it out with Priya Chopra, who also picked up an MTV EMAs as the Best India Act , for the coveted Best Worldwide Act in 2015.