October 26, 2021


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Burna Boy wins big at BET awards 2021

Grammy-award winning Nigerian artiste, Damini Ogulu, popularly known as Burna Boy, has won another international award.

Burna Boy was one of the stars who shone at the 21st annual BET Awards as he clinched the ‘Best International Act’ category.

In a backstage video after receiving his award, the ‘Ye crooner said: “I made it this time to collect my award myself,” This is my third one back to back. You get me? Love you BET, no stopping.”

Other nominees in the category include: Aya Nakamura, Diamond Platnumz, Emicida, Headie One, Wizkid, Young T & Bugsey and Youssoupha.

American singer, rapper, songwriter, and dancer, Christopher Maurice Brown a.k.a Chris brown, won the best Male R&B/ pop artiste.

The 2021 event was hosted by Hollywood actress Taraji P. Henson, with the theme “Year of the Black Woman,” celebrating and honoring Black women’s impact on the culture.

It held at the Microsoft Theater in Los Angeles.