Edrisa Musuuza commonly known as Eddy Kenzo made Uganda proud last year by being the first East African artiste to win a BET award.

The ‘Sitya Loss’ singer is now further looking to add more accolades to his collection after he was nominated in 5 categories in the African Entertainment Awards USA (AEAUSA).

Kenzo is nominated in the categories of Best Male Artist of the year and is alongside musicians like Diamond Platnumz and WizKid.  Best video of the year for his Viva Africa song, Best Male single for his “Maria” song, Best dance group – The Ghetto Kids and The People’s Choice Category in which he will battle with artistes like Jose Chameleon, Wiz Kid and Diamond Platinumz.

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Comedian Anne Kansiime was as well nominated in the category of Best comedian with Kenya’s Eric Omondi, Clifford Owusu, Trevor Noah, Michael Blackson and the Comrade Fatso group.

Ziza Bafana was also nominated in the Best New artiste category and he will face competition with Teckno Miles, DenG, Harmonize, Jay oliver, Missy Bk, Togar Howard and Ayo jay.

Voting is already underway and it’s done online.

The awards use entertainment as a vehicle in supporting, celebrating, promoting, and uplifting the achievements and advancements, of all Africans and Africans of the Diaspora; be it through music, acting, sports, and an array of other entertainment forms world-wide.

The AEAUSA will be held on 22nd, October 2016 at the Liberty Theater Elizabeth in New Jersey.