Mavins’ golden boy, Rema, has lost out on winning the 2020 BET Viewers’ Choice: Best New International Act Award, to Zimbabwean singer, Sha Sha.
The announcement was made by South African actress, Nomzamo Mbatha during the event’s virtual pre-show dubbed ‘Locked and Lit.’
The Best New International Act category had nominees including: REMA (NIGERIA), SHA SHA (ZIMBABWE), CELESTE (U.K.), YOUNG T & BUGSEY (U.K.), HATIK (FRANCE), STACY (FRANCE).
Moments after being announced the winner of the award, Sha_Sha took to Twitter to express a bit of shock, while also thanking those who supported her. She wrote;
“What just happened!!! A BET THANK YOU! MY PEOPLE BACK AT HOME ALL ALL OVER THE WORLD MAN”
Sha Sha_ is one of Zimbabwe’s latest music sensation who has featured on hits such as We’Mama, Love You Tonight, and Akulaleki.
She is originally from Zimbabwe and was born in a small town named Mutare, a green and mountainous area.
She does a mixture of Afrobeats, pop and house, doing predominately Afropop.