‘South Africa does it once again’ - Boity and Siya Kolisi congratulate Tyla on Grammy win

Published Feb 6, 2024


Once again, South Africa is revelling in the glow of achievement as Johannesburg-born singer Tyla secured a Grammy, marking a monumental moment in her career.

The spotlight didn't dim there, comedian Trevor Noah, proudly representing South Africa, hosted the prestigious ceremony for the fourth time.

Tyla's viral track "Water" stole the show in the Best African Music Performance category at the 66th Annual Grammy Awards, held on February 4, at the Crypto.com Arena in Los Angeles.

She faced tough competition from popular artists like Davido, Ayra Starr and Burna Boy, but came out on top leaving an indelible mark on the global music stage and in the hearts of Mzansi.

Adding to the glitz and glamour of the event, South African TV personality and rapper Boity Thulo attended and showered Tyla with praise.

Both were radiant in their glamorous attire, Boity in a striking white midriff-baring ensemble that showed off her body in all the right paces, while Tyla stole the show in a mint green gown.

@boity wrote: “South Africa does it once again!! 😍🔥🇿🇦 To the most deserving Queen! Congratulations @tyla…this is only the beginning! 👑❤️😍😘”

South African Springboks captain, Siya Kolisi, took to Instagram to congratulate Tyla and her team.

In his message, Kolisi said: "Congrats to @tyla and her team, and congrats to all South Africans 🇿🇦🇿🇦🇿🇦🇿🇦 this country 😍.“

Tyla's Grammy win not only serves as a source of inspiration for aspiring musicians but also highlights that, despite the challenges, the power of South African talent remains steady.

Tyla's success serves as a beacon of hope and pride to artists and music lovers alike, reaffirming Africa's vibrant and dynamic musical heritage on the world stage.