Davido emerged the winner at the 2018 BET Awards which was held at Microsoft Theater in Los Angeles, California.
The DMW music boss was nominated in the ‘Best International Act’ award category alongside Tiwa Savage, Booba (France), Cassper Nyovest (South Africa), Dadju (France), Distruction Boyz (South Africa), Fally Ipupa (DR Congo), J Hus (UK), Niska (France), Stefflon Don (UK) and Stormzy (UK).
In his acceptance speech for the award, Davido expressed his condolences for D’banj‘s loss of his son while thanking him for giving African artists the global platform they have today. He also spoke glowingly about Africa.
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Furthermore, South African artist Sjava won the Viewer’s Choice: Best International Act category at the BET Awards 2018.
Sjava posed with his award in a photo he shared on Instagram.