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Nigerian singer Burna Boy has been crowned the Best International Act at the 2019 BET Awards.

Nigeria's Burna Boy Wins 2019 BET Best International Act Award

Nigerian singer-songwriter Burna Boy has been announced the winner of the Best International act category at the 2019 edition of BET Awards.

He was nominated in the category alongside Nigeria’s Mr Eazi, Aya Nakamura (France), Dosseh (France), Dave (UK), and Giggs (UK).

The BET Awards celebrates achievements in entertainment and honours music, sports, television, and movies.

His mother, Bose Ogulu accepted the award and delivered a special message on her son’s behalf. In her acceptance speech, his mum said the message from the singer to every African in diaspora is “remember you were first an African before any other thing”.

South African singer, Sho Madjozi also made history as the first female South African artist to win a BET.

She walked away with the Best New International Act at the prestigious 2019 BET Awards in Los Angeles.

The fast-rising singer managed to beat the likes of Teniola Apata from Nigeria, Headie One and Octavian from the UK, and France’s Jokair and Nesly.



Uzonna Anele
Anele is a web developer and a Pan-Africanist who believes bad leadership is the only thing keeping Africa from taking its rightful place in the modern world.

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