Peter Okoye, a former member of the defuntct Psquare, has won his first award as a solo artiste.
The ‘Ebeano’ singer was named best international male artiste at the 2018 edition of the International Achievement Recognition Awards (IARA).
The award ceremony took place on Saturday at the Hilton Hotel in London, UK.
Now known as Mr P, he was nominated in the best male artiste and best international male artiste categories.
The singer beat Davido, Diamond Platnumz, Cassper Nyovest, Medikal, Black Coffee, among others, to win the best international male artiste category.
Mr P shared news of the award on Instagram, saying “this is just the beginning”.
He wrote: “My very first award as a solo act! You guys made this happen. Slow and Steady but surely! God is great.
“I was hoping to be in London but as you’re aware, I’m in the middle of my US/Canadian Tour at the moment! I will be by to pick up my award personally.
“Thanks again and I’d like to dedicate this award to my super fans and my awesome son Cameron who’s birthday is today. Double celebration for sure. More coming.
“Team P this one is for Us! Thanks for the love and support. This is just the beginning. I may not be there yet, but I’m closer than I was yesterday.”