BET has announced Kwesi Arthur as the winner of the BET 2018 Viewers’ Choice Award for Best New International Act Africa.

Kwesi Arthur would be awarded on the main BET stage before treating the audience with a live band performance.

Local media reported that Kwesi Arthur and host of other musicians were rehearsing on Saturday night for the major event today.

Kwesi Arthur received a nationwide support after he was announced a nominee for this year’s award. Several celebrities including the President’s wife campaign for the hip hop artiste to win.

Kwesi Arthur hinted that he had foreknowledge about his victory but was supposed to keep it to himself until official announcement.

“Yes I was told because I had to be here to receive and perform. My rivals are also aware and that’s why you don’t see them here” Kwesi Arthur told [email protected]

Congratulatory messages are pouring in on social media for the Ground Up signee.