Watch: Siya Kolisi congratulates Tyla on Grammy

Watch: Siya Kolisi congratulates Tyla on Grammy

Springboks captain Siya Kolisi congratulated 22-year-old Tyla on winning her first Grammy for ‘Best African Performance.

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Springboks captain Siya Kolisi took to Instagram on Monday 5 February to congratulate South African-born singer Tyla Laura Seethal, known as Tyla, on her first Grammy.


Johannesburg-born singer Tyla won her first Grammy for her song Water in the Best African Music Performance category at the 66th Annual Grammy Awards on Sunday 4 February. The awards ceremony took place at Arena in Los Angeles. Tyla won over Davido, Ayra Starr and Burna Boy.

Proudly South African Springboks captain Siya Kolisi took to Instagram to congratulate Tyla and her team on their Grammy. Take a look…

“Congrats to @tyla and her team , and congrats to all South Africans 🇿🇦🇿🇦🇿🇦🇿🇦 this country 😍,” he wrote.

South Africa has been on a winning streak since the Springboks won the Rugby World Cup in 2023. South African mixed martial artist Dricus du Plessis also became the first South African to win the UFC Middleweight Championship earlier this month. Also, the South African national soccer team, Bafana Bafana also made it to the AFCON semi-finals for the first time since 2001


She is only 22 years old.
Tyla’s song Water and the TikTok dance challenge that emerged from the song went viral, shooting her to fame.
According to People, she studied mining engineering before focusing on music.
BET reports that Tyla is off Indian, Zulu, Mauritian, and Irish descent.
She is proudly South African.

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