Trevor Noah’s autobiography ‘Born a Crime’ was acknowledged by The National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP).
The awards focused on all areas of the Entertainment Industry; Film, Television, Literacy and Music.
Trevor, one of South Africa's most adored comedians, scooped up several awards.
These included Outstanding Literary Work -- Debut Author and Outstanding Literary Work -- Biography/ Autobiography, for his touching memoir, which focused on his early childhood in Apartheid South Africa.
Trevor was honored by the win and thanked his supporters in a tweet.
Such an honour to receive two NAACP Image Awards for my book "Born A Crime". Thank you to every single person who has shared in my story. 🙏🏽— Trevor Noah (@Trevornoah) February 11, 2017
After Trevor Noah took over the Daily Show from Jon Stewart in 2015, he quickly captured the hearts and minds of audiences worldwide, and with this recognition, his brilliance only continues to shine.
This article first appeared on LeadSA : Trevor Noah wins big at the NAACP Image Awards