Multiple award winning Nigerian singer, Damini Ebunoluwa, who is known by his stage name Burna Boy, has won the Best International Act award at the 2021 BET awards
Burna Boy has won this particular award for the third time since 2019 and this is in addition to his Grammy-award win for World Best Music Album in March.
He was in this category with his colleague, Wizkid, Aya Nakamura (France), Diamond Platnumz (Tanzania), Emicida (Brazil).
Other contenders in the Best International Act category were Headie One (United Kingdom), Young T & Bugsey (United Kingdom), and Youssopha (France).
The award ceremony was organised by the Black Entertainment Television and held at the Microsoft Theater in Los Angeles on Sunday 27th June 2021 and was hosted by the 6-time BET Best actress winner, Taraji P. Henson.
Megan Thee Stallion dominated the day after bagging home awards from four categories thus Best Female Hip-Hop Artist; Video of the Year, Best Collaboration for ‘WAP’ through her duet with Cardi B; and a Viewer’s Choice Award for “Savage (Remix)” through her 2020 track with Beyoncé.