- AmaPiano vocalist Sha Sha won her very first BET Award at a virtual ceremony held on Sunday night
- The Zimbabwean-born artist is signed under DJ Maphorisa's record label and is a prominent voice in the Amapiano genre
- This is Sha Sha's first ever BET award and it is also the first time the coveted international honour has been bestowed on a Zimbabwean national
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Halala! Zimbabwean Amapiano vocalist Sha Sha has bagged her very first BET Award for Viewer's Choice International Act.
The songstress is the first artist from her country to ever be nominated for the international accolade. The ceremony was held virtually due to the Covid-19 pandemic.
Sha Sha is signed to DJ Maphorisa's record label and her vocals can be heard in many local tracks featuring Kabza, Lord Phorry, and MFR Souls. She has an album out titled Blossom, which is a fan favourite in the Amapiano genre.
The Zimbabwean singer beat Nigerian singer Rema to win the Viewers’ Choice: Best New International Act award.
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The surprised musician took to social media to express her happiness:
"What just happened!!! A BET THANK YOU! MY PEOPLE BACK AT HOME ALL ALL OVER THE WORLD MAN."
Social media users congratulated her. Twitter user DMN4ever said:
"Well deserved, congratulations again."
"Thank you, South Africa, for providing this Zimbabwean sister of ours with the platform to showcase her talent, something which is truly hard to come by here, cause truly speaking South Africa provided the platform, we just provided the votes."
"The Gods of Africa are with you my sister, you have made Africa proud."
"Congrats Queen, I told you we got you."
In other news, Legit.ng earlier reported that Nigerians reacted as Burna Boy won BET's Best International Act award.
His recent win made it his second consecutive win at the BET Awards as he also emerged winner in the same category in 2019. Burna Boy has become the first artiste with such wins at the BET.
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