The NRJ Music Awards 2019 rewarded Saturday night in Cannes many French and international artists. Among them, the American singer
Ariana Grande, who received the International Female Artist of the Year Award. Unsurprisingly, the R & B star was not in Cannes to receive her award.
But what is more surprising, however, is that the American singer has heard the news of his victory … on Twitter, notes the HuffPost. It is
a fan who warned him Saturday night on Twitter. "You won an award in France for the best artist, for the second time. I'm so proud of you, "tweeted Maeva, a French fan of the singer.
U WON AN AWARD FOR THE ARTIST OF THE YEAR IN FRANCEEEEEE @Ariana Grande for the 2nd time i'm so proud of u baby
– maeva (@universbutera) November 9, 2019
A message liked over 70,000 times
A few minutes later, the interpreter of Boyfriend answered "What !! Thank you ! I love you ! His message was retweeted over 8,000 times and liked
more than 70,000 times…
what !! thank you ! I love you https://t.co/TUjCtotnAn
– Ariana Grande (@ArianaGrande) November 9, 2019
The ceremony, broadcast in prime time on TF1 and NRJ, and followed by 4.7 million viewers on average, also crowned Ed Sheeran as International Male Artist of the Year.
On the French side, Mr. Pokora was elected male artist of the year (his 13th award at this event) and Angele as a female artist. The Belgian singer was also rewarded, along with her brother Romeo Elvis, for the Francophone Song of the Year award for To forget everything. Bilal Hassani, France's candidate for Eurovision in May, received the Francophone revelation award,
BigFlo & Oli, the Francophone group of the year, for the third year in a row.