Anik Khan, a Bangladeshi-American rapper has won Webby Award for the first time as a Bangladesh-borne artist.
The rapper won the "People's Voice Winner" for his PBS documentary - "Anik Khan: Street Level" - under the video category for Music.
Watch Anik Khan: Street Level here
Anik Khan was competing with noted music artist Teyana Taylor to win the coveted award.
Anik posted the news on his Instagram account and thanked his fans for the support.
The rapper said, "With nearly 13,500 entries from US & 70+ countries— a documentary about a Bengali kid from Queens won. Today's one of the few days I feel seen, not only for myself, but for my community."
The documentary is based on the life of a New York-raised hip-hop artist, Anik Khan, who used his music to portray the true emotions of an immigrant's experience, which intermingled with his life at the streets of Queens in New York City.
The Webby Awards is hailed as the "Internet's highest honor" by The New York Times. Established in 1996, Webby Awards this year has received nearly 13,500 entries from 70 countries worldwide.
The award is presented annually by the International Academy of Digital Arts and Sciences. The judging panel is composed of over two thousand industry experts and technology innovators.