Last night, Nigeria’s Burna Boy who is also known as African Giant won the BET Best International Act of the Year.
This makes it the second time in a row with competition from South Africa’s Sho Madjozi, Dave and Stormzy from the UK, Innoss’b from the Democratic Republic of Congo, Nino and S.Pri Noir (both from France).
After the announcement, colleague celebrities have been pouring in congratulatory messages all across the continent.
Check out some of the messages:
M.anifest: “If it’s nice, collect am twice! Congrats chale. Deserved”
— M.anifest – #WeNoDeyHear (@manifestive) June 29, 2020
Jay Rox: “Congratulations to @burnaboy for winning the best international act at the 2020 BET Awards.”
Congratulations to @burnaboy for winning the best international act at the 2020 BET Awards.
— #SCAR album out now (@JayRox05) June 29, 2020
Korede Bello: “Congrats on another win geniuS”
— M I C A S A 🎶 (@koredebello) June 29, 2020
Congratulations @burnaboy 🕊
— Top Boy (@DJSPINALL) June 29, 2020
Reemakable : referring to Burna’s speech on Africa and black lives,” Yessir @burnaboy! I love to hear it! Africa MATTERS”
Burna Boy becomes the only artist to win that award for two consecutive times
The awards ceremony hosted by Insecure star Amanda Seales, was presented virtually due to the ongoing Coronavirus pandemic.
By: Hajia Lamy Gates |ghanaweekend.com