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President Cyril Ramaphosa congratulates Tyla on her Grammy win

President Cyril Ramaphosa expresses excitement and congratulates Tyla on her Grammy win.

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The singer won the Best African Music Performance award for her song Water, defeating fellow Nigerian singers Ayra Starr, Davido, and Asake.

Taking to Twitter, Ramaphosa wrote:

“Woke up to the news of our very own Tyla winning the Best African Music Performance for her song ‘Water’ at the #Grammys. She is the youngest African to win such a prestigious award, adding herself to the list of eminent South African artists and musicians who have made an indelible mark on the world stage.”

“@Tyllaaaaaaa we congratulate you and we celebrate with you. Your win affirms South Africa’s sustained success in various international fora. Thank you for your authenticity and for flying the flag.”