Industry News: D’Banj’s Star Power Shines Even Brighter, Wins ‘Best African Act’ for the 2012 MTV European Music Awards

D’Banj’s star power continues to shine even brighter as he emerges winner of the ‘Best African Act’ for the 2012 MTV European Music Awards (MTV EMA).

Hosted by Supermodel Heidi Klum, the 2012 MTVA EMA award event will take place on November 11th, 2012 in Frankfurt, Germany. D’Banj who won ‘Best African Act’ at the same award event in 2007 is now up for a show down voting competition as the  ‘Best Worldwide Act Africa-India-Middle East.’ You can vote for him here.

Below is what D’Banj shared on his social media page in appreciation for winning with his fans.

“I want to take this moment to thank my loyal fans who voted for me to win the EMA again Eja Nla is grateful Oluwa is involved! Ooossshhheee!”

Congratulations to him, Africa and Nigeria’s Music Industry in general.

Photocredit & Descriotion: D’Banj at Ludacris Weekend event in ATL/D’Banj Official FB Fan Page

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