Popular Nigerian singer and songwriter David Adeleke, popularly known as Davido, has congratulated colleague, Rema, for winning the maiden “Best Afrobeats Song” category at the 2023 MTV Video Music Awards in New Jersey, USA, on Tuesday night.
Newsmen reports that Rema defeated Davido, Wizkid, Burna Boy, Ayra Starr and others to clinch the award.
But While receiving his award, Rema acknowledged the contributions of Nigerian music icon such as Davido, Burna Boy and Wizkid to afrobeats that made it possible for the genre to be on the global stage.
Davido who attended the event, described Rema’s victory as “well deserved.”
On his his handle, he wrote; “Well deserved! Shine young King! @heisrema”