Rema Wins Best Afrobeats Award at 2023 MTV EMA

The winners of the Best Afrobeats and Best African Act awards were announced on Sunday, November 5, despite the cancellation of the 2023 MTV EMA Awards. Rema emerged victorious in the Best Afrobeats category, surpassing fellow nominees Asake, Aya Nakamura, Ayra Starr, Burna Boy, and Davido. Notably, this marked the inaugural presentation of the Best Afrobeats Award at the MTV EMAs. Meanwhile, Diamond Platnumz, a renowned Tanzanian singer known for his chart-topping hits like “Number One,” “Kanyaga,” and “Unachezaje,” secured the Best African Act Award.

He triumphed over competitors Asake, Burna Boy, Libianca, and Tyler ICU. We extend our heartfelt congratulations to Rema and Diamond Platnumz for their well-deserved victories at the 2023 MTV EMAs.