Trevor Noah bags his first Emmy


Daily Show Host Trevor Noah speaks onstage during The Donald J. Trump Presidential Twitter Library Press Preview presented by Comedy Central?s The Daily Show on June 15, 2017 in New York City.

JOHANNESBURG - Arts and Culture Minister Nathi Mthethwa congratulated Trevor Noah for winning his first Emmy award.

The US-based South African comedian won an Emmy award for his YouTube comedy special, The Daily Show: Between the Scenes.

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The Creative Art Awards recognise the best achievements in non-fiction, variety, reality and animation on US TV.



Noah received several awards since taking over The Daily Show.

These include Gay & Lesbian Alliance Against Defamation Award and two National Association for the Advancement of Coloured People Image Awards.

In May, he won Best Host at the at this year's MTV Movie Awards.