SA singer Tyla bags Grammy award

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South African singer and songwriter Tyla has won her first Grammy for the hit song Water.

She became the inaugural winner of the new Best African Music Performance category.

Tyla beat out the competition from Nigeria’s Davido, Burna Boy, Ayra Strrr and Asake.

The musician, whose full name is Tyla Laura Seethal, was ecstatic after her name was revealed as the winner.

“Oh my! What the heck? What? Oh my gosh! Guys this is crazy. I never thought I’d say I won a Grammy at 22 years old. Guys, you don’t know me. my name is Tyla. I’m from South Africa and last year God decided to change my whole life. So, thank you so much to God, thank you to my team, my family, I know my mother’s crying somewhere in here.”