It was a battle of African giants, as some of the biggest entertainers on the continent went head-to-head for the crown of the E! People Choice Awards’ ‘African Influencer of the Year’. Amongst this year’s nominees were Wizkid, Tiwa Savage, Davido, Minnie Dlamini, Diamond Platnumz and more, but South Africa’s Bonang Matheba emerged winner.
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We won!! 🎉🇿🇦💪🏾😭 Oh damn… thank you so much to everyone who voted!!! This is wild….next stop, Santa Monica – California!! 🇺🇸Remember to tune into the E! People’s Choice Awards live on Monday 11 November at 04:00am CAT or the repeat at 21:30pm CAT on E! (DStv channel 124) #PCAs #AfricanInfluencer
The media personality and entrepreneur expressed her delight at the big win on Instagram, writing, “We won!! 🎉🇿🇦💪🏾😭 Oh damn… thank you so much to everyone who voted!!! This is wild….next stop, Santa Monica – California!! 🇺🇸”
The People’s Choice Awards, which will be held for the 45th time this month, seeks to honour the best in pop culture, and for the first time, African talents are being recognised with this new category.
The annual award ceremony will be held on the 11th of November in Santa Monica, California, United States.