South African Artist, Sjava brings home a BET Award
South African musician/songwriter Sjava has won himself a BET Viewer’s Choice ‘Best International Act’ award.
See also: Social Media goes Mad for Sjava
After winning the award, Sjava thanked his fans and supporters for being there.
Thank you so much it’s not just my win but the whole Africa, the whole South Africa.
Born Jabulani Hadebe on the 2nd December 1988, Sjava is an award winning recording artist from Johannesburg. He is currently signed to Ambitiouz Entertainment. He rose to fame in 2015 after the high success of Miss Pru’s debut single, “Ameni” which featured him on the catchy chorus.
He was nominated alongside Nigeria’s Niniola and Kwesi Arthur of Ghana and two other South African artists Cassper Nyovest, as well as Distruction Boys. South African entertainers took to Twitter to congratulate the artist including Cassper Nyovest.
Thank you So Much its not jut my win but the whole Africa The Whole South Africa Silwile https://t.co/u7g7y8Jpi1
— Sjava indlalifa (@Sjava_atm) June 25, 2018
The South African Government and the Ministry of Arts and Culture also sent their congratulatory messages to the star.
It's our great pleasure to congratulate @Sjava_ATM for winning the @BET_Africa Viewers Choice Award in the Best New International Act category. You are a shining example of how important it is to be authentically African & how impactful South African musicians are internationally pic.twitter.com/cmQFTZs8Kw
— Min. Nathi Mthethwa (@NathiMthethwaSA) June 25, 2018
In 2017 Sjava won the Best Produced Album after being nominated in both Metro FM Music Awards and The South African Music Awards for his album Isina Muva.