Congratulatory messages are in order for MTV Base VJ, Nenny B, as she won the award for ‘TV Personality of the Year’ at the recently concluded Nigeria Hype Awards. The award ceremony that took place at Jevinik Place, Ikeja GRA, was hosted by Henry Emeka. Nenny was part of a winner’s list that included Nkechi Blessing Sunday, CDQ, Efa Iwara, Small Doctor, Zlatan Ibile, T Classic, Zainab Balogun, Olumide Oworu and many others.
Born Nnenna Egwuekwe, Nenny B captivated many Nigerians during her time as OAP on HotFM Nigeria’sTraffic Drivetime Show. Not a newbie to the world of television, Nenny proved that she knows her onions as presenter for major television shows like ‘My Big Nigerian Wedding’ and ‘La Belle Africa’.
Here’s what Nenny had to say about her win:
“Working on television has always been a dream of mine. Being able to live out my dream is still surreal to me, so to be recognized for living my dream is truly a blessing I do not take for granted. I would like to thank my MTV Base family at Viacom International Media Networks Africa for being my wings and my heart. I am truly grateful for all the support and love.”
Nenny has been recognized repeatedly for her impressive work a plethora of times. She has won the “Best Female On Air Personality” award at the Peace Achievers Awards. She has also been nominated for the Nigerian Broadcasters Merit Award as the ‘Sexiest Female On Air Personality’ as well as ‘Best Radio Show’. Nenny now works as a VJ with MTV Base where she hosts a number of shows such as Celeb Living amongst others.
ABOUT MTV BASE
MTV base is a 24-hour English language music television channel reaching 48.5 million African viewers in 10.5 million households in 48 countries in sub-Saharan Africa. MTV base is available across Africa on satellite (pay-TV) on DStv and GTV (pan-Africa) and on terrestrial television on partner stations TV3 (Ghana), NTV (Kenya), Silverbird TV (Nigeria), Hi TV (Nigeria) and NTV (Uganda). Targeted at mass African youth, MTV base is MTV’s first bespoke channel for the African market and features the continent’s broadest mix of contemporary artists and music genres. Launched on 22 February 2005, MTV base combines African and international music genres relevant to young African viewers including R’n’B, dancehall, hip-hop, kwaito, hip life, reggae, zouk, m’balax and Afrobeat, celebrating the cultural vibrancy and creativity of African music and artists. MTV Networks Africa operates through MTV Networks Europe (a partnership between MTV Networks Europe Inc and Viacom Networks Europe Inc).