Celebrity musician David Adeleke, better known by his stage name Davido, has congratulated coworker Rema for taking home the first-ever "Best Afrobeats Song" award at the 2023 MTV Video Music Awards in New Jersey, USA, on Tuesday night.
According to The Daily Post, Rema outperformed Davido, Wizkid, Burna Boy, Ayra Starr, and others to win the prize.
While receiving his award, Rema acknowledged the contributions of Nigerian music legends 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 X handle, he wrote, “Well deserved! Shine, young King! @heisrema”