Kenya actress and People Magazine’s “Most Beautiful Woman” of the Year 2014, Lupita Nyong’o has won the “Personality of the Year Award” at the MTV Africa Music Awards 2014.

The “12 Year A Slave” star was nominated along African personalities such prominent Nigerian author, Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie, Nollywood actress, Omotola Jalade-Ekeinde, and Ivory Coast football star Yaya Toure.

Lupita was absent at the event but recorded an acceptance speech in which she said, “Thanks to Africa for Africa for always supporting me.”

The event took place on June 7, 2014, at International Convention Centre in Durban, South Africa.

ALSO SEE: #MTVMama 2014: List Of Full Winners.

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