June 16, 2021

Burna Boy Wins Best International Act @ BET Awards 2020

Burna Boy Wins Best International Act At The

 has won the BET Awards for Best International Act. This is the second consecutive year he’s clinched the award.

You might know of the splendid year  has been enjoying (even though the COVID-19 has limited some interactions across all sectors, and especially entertainment) dropping hit after hit, and affirming his stronghold at the music industry in this moment.

, who last year was nominated alongside compatriot Mr. Eazi amongst other top acts, this year fended competition from the likes of collaborators  and Dave (United Kingdom), Innoss’B (DRC),  Ninho (France), S.Pri Noir (France) and , who, last week, accused of influencing the removal of remix of ’s “.”

The 2020 edition is the first-ever virtual . This year’s show, which also aired on CBS and BET , featured spellbinding performances from some of the biggest acts in music, including , Chloe x Halle, , Jennifer Hudson, , Lil , , Questlove, and . Hosted by former Real co-host Amanda Seales, the ceremony took place in the early hours of Monday.

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’s award was presented to him by English supermodel, the iconic . Only fitting considering Ms. Campbell, in January earlier this year, backed  following his loss at the Grammys to . She’d gone ahead to make a case for the Nigerian, that “The genre (Afrobeats) was categorized into your ‘World Music’ category at the 2020 Grammys. This misrepresentation diminishes an entire genre in which such a high standard of talent has emerged; a genre that has been a force of hope and positivity for many, and a vehicle for artistry on the continent of Africa.”

Congratulations to  and the other winners at the

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