Both South African and Ghanaian music stars, AkA and Stonebwoy have emerged as big winners at the 2019 Nickelodeon Kids’ Choice Awards which took place at USC’s Galen Center in Los Angeles, USA, last Saturday.
The Fela in Versace, AKA, who travelled independently to the awards, walked the orange carpet at the Los Angeles event and won the award for Favourite South African Star. Ghanaian reggae dancehall artiste Stonebwoy, scooped the coveted orange blimp for Favourite African Star.
Alex Okosi, Executive Vice President and Managing Director for VIMN Africa and BET International said: “Nickelodeon’s Kids’ Choice Awards 2019 unites children across the globe by providing them with a powerful platform to vote for and celebrate their favourite personalities. Congratulations to Stonebwoy and AKA for their respective wins and for representing Africa.”
This year’s party kicked off with DJ Khaled making his way to the Kids’ Choice Awards in style, with an assistance from friends Kylie Jenner and the Jonas Brothers. His next-level arrival began with a ride in a Rolls Royce Phantom, followed by a cruise on a luxury yacht, and a trip on board the “Kids’ Force One” helicopter before landing at the Nickelodeon Kids’ Choice Awards 2019.
The awards also saw some winners including Chris Pratt, Taylor Swift, Ariana Grande, Ellen DeGeneres, Adam Sandler, Robert Downey Jr., Shawn Mendes, Zendaya, Noah Centineo, Selena Gomez, Joey King, Jace Norman, JoJo Siwa, David Dobrik, Avengers: Infinity War, Riverdale and DJ Khaled.