Finally! Veteran Celebs Who’ve Won Big Awards Recently


Patience indeed is a virtue, after countless years and great contributions to their industries, these celebs only got their first major awards only recently.

Kelly Khumalo wins first Metro FM Music Award

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Before the awards, the singer took the mickey out of them and recorded a make-believe speech if she won at the Metros in the Best Female Album after not having won. It seems fate was on her side and indeed her album, My Truth did win.

Oskido won his first SAMA in 2015 only after 21 years of being in the industry

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It’s only in 2015 that the music guru and record label Kalawa Jazmee owner won his first award.

Viola Davis wins her first Oscar

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Not only did she win the award for Best Supporting Actress at the Oscars for her role in the movie, Fences, the actress made history as she achieved what's known as the triple crown of the industry by adding the award to her previous Emmy and Tony awards for acting — a feat only 22 others have ever accomplished.

Tracee Ellis Ross is the first black woman to win for actress in a comedy since 1983

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The 44-year-old actress recently won a Golden Globe for Best Performance by an Actress in a comedy or musical TV series making her the first woman since Debbie Allen won in 1983.

Leonardo Dicaprio won his first award only in 2016

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Leonardo won Best Actor in a Leading Role for his performance in The Revenant,only last year after many years of being snubbed.

Pictures: Instagram 

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