Doja Cat including her fans can’t contain their joy after the star bags the distinguished PUSH Best New Artist prize at the 2020 MTV Video Music Awards (VMA) on Monday.
She was nominated alongside Roddy Ricch, Summer Walker, Tate McRae, Lewis Capaldi and YUNGBLUD for the award.
Doja who is that the estranged daughter of veteran Yizo Yizo actor, Dumisani Dlamini was also nominated within the Song of the Year and Best Direction categories, but was beaten by Rain on Me from Lady Gaga and Ariana Grande for Song of the Year and Taylor Swift for Best Direction.
She has being everywhere the moon as she thanks her fans and followers for being by her side as she urge her viewers to remain safe and said it had “been a very hard year”.
Earlier within the night she thrilled fans with a medley performance of her hit singles Say So and Like That.
Many took to the comment section to congratulate her while others felt she used her connection to bag the award.
Congratulations to @DojaCat on winning PUSH Best New Artist at the 2020 #VMAs! 🚀 pic.twitter.com/VfQ8QNzYtA
— MTV (@MTV) August 31, 2020
Doja Cat Really Deserved This Award. #VMAs #VMA2020 @MTVAfrica pic.twitter.com/iO4WRLiQIV
— van der Mvubu (@Mphozil_DJ) August 31, 2020
Doja saved the show.
— Silindokuhle. (@OkuhleMthombeni) August 31, 2020
Doja gives me everything I want from Nicki in terms of stage performance
— ʙᴀʙʏ (@actuallyamo_) August 31, 2020
🏆 ARTIST OF THE YEAR. 🏆
Congratulations to the one and only @ladygaga! #VMAs pic.twitter.com/239p7DhB76
— Universal Music Group (@UMG) August 31, 2020