Ugandan Singer Sheebah Karungi commonly known as Sheebah aka “Swag Mama” has been nominated for the MTV music awards 2020.
Sheebah has become the first female Ugandan artist to be nominated in the MTV Europe Music Awards (EMA.
Nakyuka hitmaker was nominated in the category of ‘Best African Act” alongside last year’s winner Burna Boy from Nigeria, Rema from Nigeria, Gaz Mawete from the Democratic Republic of Congo, and Jerusalema hitmaker Master KG.
This Awards will take place on November 8th in Johannesburg, South Africa, and hosted by Trevor Noah.
Sheebah shared the news on her social media platforms, “I am so happy to announce that I have been nominated for the MTV EMA Awards 2020. This means the world to me,” She wrote.
Sheebah was born on November 11, 1989, in Kawempe, Kampala. At the age of 15, she started dancing for money after she joined a dance group called Stingers before she left the group for Obsessions Music Group in 2006. At Obsessions, she developed an interest in music, recording two songs before she left the group for a solo career in music.