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#BETAwards2018: Davido wins Best International Act Award | Watch his Pre-Show Performance & Touching Acceptance Speech

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LOS ANGELES, CA – JUNE 24: Davido accepts the Best International Act award onstage at the 2018 BET Awards at Microsoft Theater on June 24, 2018 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Kevin Mazur/Getty Images for BET)

Davido‘s footprint was all over the 2018 BET Awards.

The DMW music boss was nominated in the ‘Best International Act’ award category alongside Tiwa Savage, Booba (France), Cassper Nyovest (South Africa), Dadju (France), Distruction Boyz (South Africa), Fally Ipupa (DR Congo), J Hus (UK), Niska (France), Stefflon Don (UK) and Stormzy (UK).
Tonight Davido emerged the winner at the 2018 BET Awards which held at Microsoft Theater in Los Angeles, California.

LOS ANGELES, CA – JUNE 24: Davido accepts the Best International Act award onstage at the 2018 BET Awards at Microsoft Theater on June 24, 2018 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Kevin Mazur/Getty Images for BET)

Before the main awards show, Davido performed at the pre-show a few hours ago. It was an electrifying performance.

LOS ANGELES, CA – JUNE 24: Davido performs onstage at Live! Red! Ready! Pre-Show, sponsored by Nissan, at the 2018 BET Awards at Microsoft Theater on June 24, 2018 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Neilson Barnard/Getty Images for BET)

LOS ANGELES, CA – JUNE 24: Davido performs onstage at Live! Red! Ready! Pre-Show, sponsored by Nissan, at the 2018 BET Awards at Microsoft Theater on June 24, 2018 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Neilson Barnard/Getty Images for BET)

In his acceptance speech for the award, Davido expressed his condolences for D’banj‘s loss of his son while thanking him for giving African artists the global platform they have today. He also spoke glowingly about Africa.

Watch below.

Performance

Acceptance Speech

Photo Credit: Getty Images/Johnny Nunez

9 Comments

  1. ATL's finest

    June 25, 2018 at 4:15 am

    Ok shout to him and TIwa. Although he won, keep repping. However, is it just me that think he sounds so different? All that American Shakara talkings, where did it go? Lol.. .. My heart goes out to Koko master and his fam.

    • Fizzy

      June 25, 2018 at 4:41 am

      Look ehn, cold is catching me. The loss of a child Jesus.

    • Marsala

      June 25, 2018 at 5:46 am

      Fizzy! Serious cold mehn! Damn! Only God can pull Dbanj and his wife from this HORRIBLE HORRIBLE ABSOLUTELY EXCRUCIATING EXPERIENCE! You are in the hearts of over 160Million people! We are so sorry for your lost D!

    • Madam D

      June 26, 2018 at 2:50 pm

      No you re not the only , I also noticed how well he spoke without the American accent ( the American accent na for shakara bases , ( lol ) …..and brilliant short speech too @iamdavido

  2. Mr. KingsHOK

    June 25, 2018 at 7:08 am

    Too bad it happened like that to them

    • Pat

      June 25, 2018 at 10:44 pm

      “Like that” are u okay at all…

  3. Billionaire in grace

    June 25, 2018 at 5:06 pm

    My sincere condolences to Dbanj and his family….my heart goes out to them.dear lord be their strength

  4. Madam D

    June 26, 2018 at 2:50 pm

    No you re not the only , I also noticed how well he spoke without the American accent ( the American accent na for shakara bases , ( lol ) …..and brilliant short speech too @iamdavido

  5. Madam D

    June 26, 2018 at 2:57 pm

    May the soul of Daniel the 3rd rest in peace and may God grant Dbanj , his wife & the whole family the fortitude to bear the loss.
    It’s most painful,…[email protected], we feel your loss and are with you in our thoughts & prayers

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