Nigerian Superstars, Burna Boy and Davido made the list of 2020 “100 most Influential Young Africans.”
The list which is curated by the Leading PR & Rating firm, Avance Media and Africa Youth Awards is made to recognize young Africans for their outstanding contributions towards the development of Africa in a diverse range of fields.
With a record, 49 females and 51 males represented from 29 African countries, the list is the 5th publication.
The announcement of the list precedes the African Union’s annual Africa Youth Day celebration, which will recognize young African trailblazers from across the continent for 2020.
The criteria for selection included: Excellence in Leadership & Performance, Personal accomplishments, Commitment to sharing knowledge, Breaking the Status Quo, and being an accomplished young African.
Representing the Nigerian Music Industry on the list is Burna Boy, Davido, Simi, Joeboy, DJ Neptune. Other African artists on the list include Stonebwoy, Kuami Eugene, Innoss’B, Master KG, Eddy Kenzo, Diamond Platnumz.