2022 FIPRA Awards: Tappoo wins International Achievement award

Fiji-born singer and international artist Sumeet Tappoo with his International Achievement award presented to him at the 2022 FIPRA Awards at the GPH in Suva on Saturday, October 1, 2022. Picture: FIJI TIMES ONLINE/SCREENGRAB

Fiji-born award-winning singer and international artist Sumeet Tappoo was presented the International Achievement award by the Australian High Commission in Fiji at the 2022 FIPRA Awards at the GPH in Suva tonight.

“I’m so so happy, so excited and so blessed to have won this award. This means a lot to me,” Tappoo told Fiji Times Online in an interview.

He said it had been an incredible evening of celebration of music and talent.

“It was really an incredible evening. I’ve been so overwhelmed with the talent that was in the room and in our country, and the presence of so many incredible artists, legends of our country.

“I’m very proud of our Fiji music industry.”

Tappoo dedicated the award to all the musicians and artists in Fiji saying “this is not only an award for me, it’s an award for the industry”.

Tappoo returns to Mumbai tomorrow and says he looks forward to releasing some music “very very soon”.

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