On the 3rd of August, Nigerian superstar, Davido recorded a big feat as he becomes the first Nigerian to win the ‘Rest of Africa’ category at the South African Music Award, SAMA 2020. Davido won the award with his record-breaking album, A Good Time, which won the category of ‘Rest of Africa’, a category that was created in 2019 and initially won by Tanzanian superstar, Diamond Platnumz.

Announcing the award for Davido on Twitter, SAMAs wrote;

Congratulations go out to @Davido for scooping the Rest Of Africa award for his album “A Good Time” #SAMA26 #ForThaKultcha

The award show moved online due to the present issue of the pandemic, splitting the show into 30-minute segments scheduled to air between 3 and 7 August on My Muze by Vodacom and Mzansi Magic (DStv 161) at 21:30.