Big Congrats to Tanzanian act, as he wins the Best African/Indian Act award at the 2015 MTV European Music Award. The award ceremony went down in Milan, Italy last night.
Diamond Platnumz beat out other African acts including Yemi Alade, Davido, AKA, and DJ Arafat as well as some other top Indian musicians to win the award.
In a message on his instagram page, Diamond Platnumz dedicated the award to his fans, saying that he wont have the award without his fans and their votes:
This is not my Trophy, it’s our trophy, me and You!.. because i believe without your Votes i wouldn’t have made it… wanna thank God my Africa and All WorldWide fans, My fellow Artists, Media without forgeting my Family and Management….Many thanks to @MtvEma & @mtvbaseafrica for recognize my efforts ??? (Hii sio tunzo yangu ni tunzo ya wewe na mimi maana bila kura yako nisingeweza kabisa kushinda… naomba niwashkuru sana sana kwa kura zenu Mashabiki zangu pendwa… wasanii wenzangu, Media, Uongozi pamoja na familia… bahati mbaya Kutokana na harakati za uchaguzi hatuta weza kuwa na mapokezi ila ukipita tutaandaa siku maalum kwa wote tuweze piga picha nayo) #BestAfricanAct #BestWorldwideAct #Mtvema
Other winners on the night include Taylor Swift, Rihanna, One Direction, Shawn Mendes.