Davido who also recently took home two awards, for Best Male and Artist of the Year at the MTV Africa Music Awards (MAMA) held in Durban, South Africa.
Taking to his Instagram, Davido wrote “Victory!! Africa We did it! Thanks to all my fans!! WE WON @BETAwards BEST AFRICAN ACT 2014!! so happy!! Time to party
This year, for the first time since the introduction of the ‘Best International Act: Africa’ category, African artists performed during the pre-BET Awards events, at the BET Experience at L.A. LIVE. BET nominees, Mafikizolo, Sarkodie, Tiwa Savage and Nigerian hip hop superstar Ice Prince, who won the 2013 BET Award for ‘Best International Act: Africa’, performed at the “Music Around the Globe” showcase on Saturday.
This was Mafikizolo and Tiwa Savage’s first ever performance in the United States and followed their wins at the 2014 MTV Africa Music Awards (MAMA) in the ‘Best Group’ and ‘Best Female’ categories respectively.
“The BET nomination and the opportunity to perform during the BET Awards weekend was a big win for us!” said Nhlanhla of Mafikizolo after performing their hit song “Khona” on Saturday.