Nigerian singer, songwriter and record producer, Davido took home an award at the just ended 2018 BET Awards which took place at Microsoft Theater in Los Angeles.
The multi award-winner won the Best International Act award and made history as being the first African-based artist to appear on stage as the prize winner.
David Adedeji Adeleke, known as Davido on stage, won in the category which had artists including:
Cassper Nyovest (SA),
Distruction Boyz (SA),
Fally Ipupa (Dr. Congo),
J Hus (UK), Niska (France),
Tiwa Savage (Nigeria),
Stefflon Don (UK)
As the first time African recipient on stage, the ‘If’ hit-maker paid tribute and sent his condolences to D’Banj who at the time had lost his 1-year-old son. To end his speech, he invited everyone to visit Africa.
He also announced his new upcoming album and also told American artistes to collaborate with Africans.
His award was presented by Hollywood actor Omar Hardwick and actress Tika Sumpter.