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Azziad Nassenya lands international award nomination

By Amina Wako October 28th, 2021 2 min read

Azziad Nasenya has been nominated in the African Social Star category of America’s E! People’s Choice Awards, 2021.

The People’s Choice Awards is an American awards show, recognizing people in entertainment, voted online by the public and fans.

The show has been held annually since 1975.

Azziad, 21, a content creator and actress, is the only Kenyan and East African among the eight nominees.

Others include Lasizwe (South Africa), Mihlali Ndamase (South Africa), Falz (Nigeria), The Odditty, Witney Ramabulana (South Africa), Tyra Chikocho (Zimbabwe), and Boity Thulo (South Africa) for the prestigious award.

While sharing the news, Azziad on her Insta story urged her fans to vote for her while reminded them of the three-week voting period.

“Guys I am the only Kenyan and the only East African nominated. Thank you for your support, Please Vote for Me. Voting is on for the next 3 weeks. Make sure you put your email address after sliding the voting button to make sure your vote has been counted. Thank you,”.

Official voting online and Twitter opened on October 27, and it will go until November 17. The nominees will earn 25 points from this.

“The nominee who receives the highest number of valid votes in each category, as determined by the Administrator and as described above, will be deemed the potential winner of the category,” E! People posted on their website.

The Gala for the 2021 E! People’s Choice Award will air on NBC and E! Simultaneously on December 7 at 9 p.m from the Barker Hanger in Santa Monica, California.

oting is open from October 27 and runs through November 17 and one can vote 25 times per category, per day.

In 2020 the category was won by Comedian Elsa Majimbo. The 19-year-old will be battling with the likes of Sho Madjozi, Karl Kugelmann, Dimma Umeh, Wian, Lydia Forson, Thuso Mbedu and Zozi Tunzi for the prestigious award.