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Burna Boy Wins Best International Act At BET Awards For The Third Time

Grammy Award winner, Burna Boy beat Wizkid and five musicians from other countries including Diamond Platnumz from Tanzania to emerge the winner for the 2021 BET Award.

The Nigerian singer was nominated in the same category alongside Aya Nakamura (France), Diamond Platnumz (Tanzania), Emicida (Brazil), Headie One (UK), Wizkid (Nigeria), Young T & Bugsey (UK), Youssoupha (France).

With his recent win, the On The Low crooner and Grammy Awards winner has set a new record as he becomes the first African artiste to bag three BET Award nominations and wins consecutively.

BET AWARDS 2021 WINNERS & Nominees

Best International Act
Aya Nakamura (France)
Burna Boy (Nigeria) – WINNER
Diamond Platnumz (Tanzania)
Emicida (Brazil)
Headie One (UK)
Wizkid (Nigeria)
Young T & Bugsey (UK)
Youssoupha (France)

Among the artists with the most nods this year at the 2021 BET Awards are DaBaby and Megan Thee Stallion with seven nominations each. Following closely behind are Cardi B and Drake, who each have five nods.

Megan appears in just about every top category, including video of the year, the album of the year, best female hip hop artist, and best collaboration for her tracks with DaBaby and Cardi B.

Sullivan’s Heaux Tales won Album of the Year over Megan Thee Stallion, DaBaby, Nas, and Chloe x Halle. She brought her mother up on stage, and in a tearful speech, talked about how her mother was diagnosed with breast cancer a year ago and is now in remission. She dedicated the award to all the Black women who inspired her throughout her life.

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