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Burna Boy Makes History with His BET Win

Damini Ogulu aka Burna Boy clinched the award in the category of best international act that happened last night at the Microsoft Theatre in the US.

The awards were happening for the 21st annual time.

The BET awards seek to honor African American excellence in the fields of entertainment, sport and creating changes in the world.

The On the Low singer faced stiff competition in this category especially from fellow Nigerian Wizkid and Tanzanian superstar Diamond Platinumz.

However, by the end of the night, the Afro-pop star had clinched his third award of the same category for a third straight time.

He first won the award in 2019, defended it in 2020 and has further retained it in 2021.

No artiste in this category has ever achieved such a feat meaning the singer goes ahead to break records.

This BET win follows another prestigious award he won a few months ago, the Grammy award.

Burna Boy while accepting his award called his mother onto stage.

He went ahead to appreciate and applaud her for the immense support she has put into his music career.

His Twice as Tall album that featured the likes of Ed Sheeran, Stormzy, Naughty by Naturez Sautu Sol, Yossou Ndour catalysed his win.

Burna boy has gone ahead to show that he’s not resting soon with a number of hit songs already on the charts featuring the likes of Sia, Justin Bieber among others.

He’s currently one of the top grossing Nigerian and African artistes at the momet.

Siggy Aine
Siggy Aine
Siggy Aine is a Ugandan Entertainment Journalist. A news reporter and writer for several Ugandan online newspapers and websites.


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