Nigerian Singer, Burna Boy has won the BET award for Best International Act.
This is the second consecutive win of the award for the singer.
Burna Boy beat other nominees to pick the highly coveted award.
These nominees include Innoss’B (DR Congo), Sho Madjozi (South Africa), Stormzy (United Kingdom), Dave (United Kingdom), Ninho (France) and S.Pri Noir (France).
In his acceptance speech while receiving his award, the musician thanked BET and used the opportunity to shine some light on Africa.
“Thank you very much, BET. Second time and I appreciate it. I will like to use this opportunity to say that sometime around 1835, there was admission to turn the nation of Africa into a dominated nation. Now is the time to return and go back to the royalty that we were because in order for black lives to matter, Africa must matter,” he said.
Last year he was nominated alongside Mr Eazi, AKA, Dave, Giggs, Dosseh and Aya Nakaruma.
The list of the past winners read: (BET Best International Act (global) Winners)
2020: Burna Boy
2019: Burna Boy
(BET Best African Act (Best International Act: Africa) Winners)
2016: Black Coffee
2013: Ice Prince
2012: Wizkid, Sarkodie
2011: D’banj, 2Baba
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