She’s not been dubbed ‘Babes Wama Announcements’ without good reason.
And this time Bonang Matheba is delighted to have been awarded the inaugural “African Influencer of the Year” award at the 45th annual E! People’s Choice Awards!
With the new gong, Queen B triumphantly seals her place as arguably the country’s most influential pop culture figure. A peek into quick read magazine, reveals how Bonang’s social capital ranks amongst other great African artists.
Voted for by fans across the continent, she beat a host of other well-known African celebrities, including Cassper Nyovest (South Africa), Minnie Dlamini-Jones (South Africa), Yemi Alade (Nigeria), Tiwa Savage (Nigeria), Davido (Nigeria), Diamond Platnumz (Tanzania) and Wizkid (Nigeria).
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“I’m beyond thrilled to be the first ever winner of the African Influencer of the Year category at the E! People’s Choice Awards”, she expressed in a statement.
Adding, “I still can’t believe it – I cried when I found out! I can’t thank my fans enough for voting. Being able to represent Africa and all it has to offer on such a global scale really is a dream come true. Next stop Santa Monica!”
She will receive her award on the red carpet from E! Africa host Kat Sinivasan.
With her new award, Bonang joins A-list celebrity winners of the 2019 E! People’s Choice Awards including Gwen Stefani, the recipient of the “Fashion Icon Award”, Jennifer Aniston, who will be given “The People’s Icon of 2019” award and P!nk who will receive the “People’s Champion Award”.
The E! People’s Choice Awards will be broadcast live from Barker Hangar in Santa Monica on Monday 11th November at 4 am, with E! Live From The Red Carpet: The E! People’s Choice Awards 2019 kicking off at 2 am on E! (DStv channel 124).
The glitzy shindig will also be repeated throughout the day on Monday at 12:25, 16:15 and 21:30 CAT.
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