By Paidashe Mandivengerei
Rising R&B singer, Hillzy real name Hillary Chipunza yesterday (Saturday) scooped an award at the 6th edition of the All Africa Music Awards (AFRIMA) held in Lagos, Nigeria.
Hillzy won the Best Artist, Duo or Group in the R&B Soul category for his track TV room which features Garry Mapanzure.
The ‘muroora’ hitmaker was battling it out with music luminaries Davido, Chris Brown, Anna Joyce, Locko, C4 Pedro, Ahmed Soultan, Sarz, Tellaman, Shekhinah and Nasty C who were nominated for the same award.
The young musician took to his social media, posting a lengthy message thanking fans for voting and attaching a few pictures of himself at the Eko Convention Centre of Eko Hotels and Suites, Victoria Island where the award ceremony was held.
“Dear Zimbabwe & Africa at Large everything is possible in HIS name right? they are probably shook because they didn’t vote or didn’t believe right?
I am mighty speechless right now at the love you gave Garry Mapanzure & I.
You officially voted for us as Best RnB Song In Africa – TV Room.
All I want to say is THANK YOU for your time & support.
When Jesus says YES nobody can say NO! Special thanks to AFRIMA awards for giving us the platform to serve our purpose!” reads the post.