BET Awards: Burna Boy Makes History, Wins Best International Act Twice In A Row [Video]

June 29, 2020
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Popular Nigerian singer, Burna Boy has just been announced as the winner of Best International Act BET Awards at for the year 2020, making him the first Artist to win the award second time in a row.

KanyiDaily had reported that Burna Boy was nominated in this category alongside Innoss’B (DRC), Sho Madjozi (S.Africa), Dave (U.K), Stormzy (U.K), Ninho (France) and S.Pri Noir (France).

This year’s BET award ceremony was done almost entirely virtually due to the current covid-19 pandemic, and was hosted by comedian and actress, Amanda Seales, on Sunday, June 28, 2020.

Burna Boy’s award was presented to him virtually by supermodel, Naomi Campbell, who is a known lover of Afrobeats.

In his acceptance speech, Burna Boy thanked BET for the award and also talked about reversing the effects of colonialism in Africa.

“In order for Black Lives to Matter, Africa must Matter,” he said.

Watch the video below:

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KanyiDaily had reported that Burna Boy won the award – the Best International Act – last year after he was nominated alongside Teni Makanaki and Mr. Eazi in the same category.

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