Home / News / BET Awards 2020: Burna Boy wins an Award for Best International Act

BET Awards 2020: Burna Boy wins an Award for Best International Act

Nigerian music superstars, Wizkid and Burna Boy, have emerged winners at the 2020 BET Awards

The 2020 BET Awards was held virtually at L.A. Live, Los Angeles, U.S. in the early hours of Monday. American comedian, Amanda Seales, hosted the awards.

It was held virtually due to the COVID-19 pandemic, and was simulcasted via CBS.

The ceremony marks the award show’s 20th year on air and 40th anniversary of Black Entertainment Television(BET).

Burna Boy emerged winner in the Best International Act. It was the second time the self-acclaimed African Giant would win a BET Award which he did in the same category last year. He defeated Innoss’B, Sho Madjozi, Dave, Stormzy, Ninho and S.Pri Noir to win the award.

While on the other side Wizkid’s feature on Beyonce’s ‘Brown Skin Girl’ track won him the BET Her Award category as he currently makes history as the African artiste with the most BET awards win.

Mavin Records signee, Rema lost out the ‘Best New International Act’ category to Sha Sha of Zimbabwe.

The ceremony paid tributes to Kobe Bryant, Little Richard and featured performances by Alicia Keys, Chloe x Halle and Megan Thee Stallion among others.  

Rukkayah Mohammed

About Rukkayah Mohammed

I am Rukkayah Mohammed. Journalism level 3 student at Advanced school of Mass Communication of Yaoundé in Cameroon, specializing in Webjournalism. My hobbies are reading, listening to music and dancing. I don't like pretentious people. My favorite colors are pink and black. My favorite artists are Drake, Jovi, Nicki Minaj and Wizkid.

Check Also

Stanley Enow, New ambassador of UNICEF

The King Kong of Cameroonian music has risen to the rank of personalities that are known and …

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

Solve : *
8 − 7 =