Rapper Sarkodie disclosed that his fans made him win the Best International Act (Africa) at the 2012 Black Entertainment Television (BET) Awards.
He commended his fans for their loyal support in making his brand a force to reckon with in the music industry.
“BET told me straight to my face that they gave me the award because of the attitude of my fans, they are very aggressive and they called the BET office to ask if Sarkodie is bring the award back home and that is how they care.”stated the rapper at an AFRIMA event.
The Ghanaian, who was crowned the Artiste of the Year at the 2012 Ghana Music Awards, together with the Nigerian artiste Wizkid, were announced joint winners of the awards.
The two beat off competition from Iceprince (Nigeria), Camp Mulla (Kenya), Mokobe (Mali) and Lira (South Africa) to win an award which was once jointly won by Nigerian artistes, D’banj and 2face Idibia.
The award made the rapper, Sarkodie the first Ghanaian to win a BET Award after failed attempts by Kojo Antwi and D-Black.