Emmanuella edges Ikorodu Bois, bags Nickelodeon’s Kids’ Choice Award  


Nigerian comedy star, Emmanuella made her nation proud at this year’s Nickelodeon’s Kids’ Choice Awards 2021 which was virtually hosted by Kenan Thompson due to the persisting COVID-19 pandemic.

Emmanuella emerged the winner “Favourite African Social Media Star” category by public voting beating Nigerian comedy group – Ikorodu bois, South African Magician – Wian Van Den Berg; Ugandan Youth Dance Group – Ghetto Kids, Kenyan social media sensation – Elsa Majimbo, and South African media personality – Bonang Matheba to the prize.

From starring in a viral comedy skit “This is not my real face o” on Mark Angel YouTube Channel – brimming with over six million subscribers, Emanuella has gone on to win several awards on big stages. At this year’s Nickelodeon’s Kids’ Choice Awards 2021, she now gets to add a well-deserved orange blimp to her growing collection of internationally recognised awards.

Speaking on this year’s African talents who emerged as winners, Monde Twala, Senior Vice President & GM ViacomCBS networks Africa commented, “Africa is indisputably brimming with talent, and it is such a huge feat to witness two young, talented and inspiring female winners from Nigeria and Uganda emerge triumphantly at the Nickelodeon’s Kids’ Choice Awards 2021!.


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