Ugandan TikTok content creator and former City Rock Entertainment Group singer, Angella Summer Namubiru has won the 2022 African Social Star at the People’s Choice Awards USA.
Through her social media platforms, Angella has excitedly announced her win and shared the news with her fans who had anticipated for it, voting day and night to see her bring the accolade home.
Angella Summer Namubiru was nominated for the Social African Star award competing with different African social media icons like; Ama Qamata, Dr. Shauwn Mkhize, Juddyda CONCEIÇÃO, Khanyi Mbau, Liquorose, Sphokuhle, and Swanky Jerry.
Human rights advocate, Angella Summer Namubiru was voted by the African public as African Social Star at the 2022 People's Choice Awards.
Then, Nigerian Digital creator Sphokuhle and actress, musician and entrepreneur, Liquorose were placed second and third respectively.
Between 26 October and 9 November 2022, E! Entertainment asked fans worldwide to vote in 40 categories across TV, music, movies and pop culture. Now in its fourth year, African Social Star is the People's Choice Awards category dedicated to Africa’s biggest social media stars and influencers.
On receiving her award, Angella Summer Namubiru said:
“I am truly honoured and humbled to win the African Social Star at the People’s Choice Award. Thank you to NBC and E!. As the first woman from Uganda to win this award, I am truly humbled and send my thanks to all those that believed in and supported me. This is a significant acknowledgement of my efforts. I dedicate this to all girls around the world, especially those that come from disadvantaged backgrounds – believe in your dream. It doesn’t matter what you look like or the current circumstances, don’t stop dreaming.”
The 2022 People's Choice Awards will be broadcast live from Barker Hangar in Santa Monica on Tuesday, 6 December starting at 04:00am CAT, with Live From E!: People’s Choice Awards 2022 kicking off beforehand at 02:00am CAT on E! Africa (DStv Channel 124).
The 2022 People’s Choice Awards 2022 will be available to watch on Universal+ immediately after airing on E! Africa, exclusively via DStv.