Master KG wins again: Beats Nicki Minaj and Dua Lipa for French award

Master KG wins again: Beats Nicki Minaj and Dua Lipa for French award

- Master KG's Jerusalema won Best International Song of the Year at a French ceremony called the NRJ Awards

- Master KG was nominated amongst famous names like Nicki Minaj, Dua Lipa, The Weeknd and Jason Derulo but Mzansi's local artist emerged victorious

- KG took to his social media to announce the news and express gratitude to the NRJ awards and all his French fans who helped him achieve the recognition

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Master KG added to his winning streak as he won the award for 'Best International Song of the Year' at the French ceremony of the NRJ Awards.

The South African artist beat out huge international acts like Nicki Minaj, Dua Lipa, The Weeknd and Jason Derulo to take home the award.

Master KG was ecstatic at the news and posted about his win to his social media where he said that he kept looking at the list of his fellow nominees as he couldn't quite believe he'd beaten them.

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Master KG wins again: Beats Nicki Minaj and Dua Lipa for French award
Master KG beat Nicki Minaj, Dua Lipa, The Weeknd and other international stars for a French award. Images: @masterkgsa/Instagram
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Master KG shared his news with his fans and expressed gratitude to all his French fans who made his success in the country's charts possible.

He wrote on Twitter:

"We won a big one in France last night, Best International Song of the Year!! @NRJhitmusiconly I keep watching the nominees again and again because I can't believe it. Big thanks to everyone for making this win possible."

In other news of Master KG's success, recently reported on when Jerusalema got added to Jay-Z's playlist of favourite 2020 songs.

Master KG was over the moon after his smash hit Jerusalema was chosen by rap mogul, Jay-Z, as one of his favourite songs of 2020. The US rapper added Jerusalema to his Tidal playlist of his Top 40 tracks for this year.

The excited Master KG took to Twitter to share the good news with his followers. The South African DJ has won multiple awards for the world-renowned song but he didn't expect to be recognised by the Dirt Off Your Shoulder hitmaker. The Mzansi DJ wrote:

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"Jay-Z added Jerusalema on his playlist, amazing!!!"

Jerusalema kept the world dancing amid the stricter levels of the Covid-19 lockdown and helped many many people dance the coronavirus blues away. The track was played in all corners of the globe. It was even certified double platinum in Italy.

Other popular songs who made it to Jay-Z's playlist include, Beyoncé's Black Parade, Burna Boy's Onyeka (Baby), Snowchild by The Weeknd, Drake and Lil Durk's Laugh Now Cry Later and Savage Remix by Megan Thee Stallion and Beyoncé.

Master KG's fans took to his comments section to congratulate him. Check out some of their comments below:

@moremongthabang said:

"We see you son."

@Jewel78611280 wrote:

"Yeeeeeeessssssss. When Jesus says yes mfethu (brother), anything that says no means nothing. Go higher, you deserve it."

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@seth_harvey1 commented:

"Real recognises real."

@Peter_luyolo wrote:

"Congrats G, real recognises real."

@wexa11 added:

"2020 was the year for you, Master."

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