Damini Ogulu, popularly known as BurnaBoy has won the Best International Act Award at the 2023 edition of Black Entertainment Awards, BET Awards.
Burma Boy was named winner ahead of other nominees in the category that included Ayra Starr, Central Cee, Ella Mai, Stormzy, Aya Nakamura, Central Cee, L7nnon, K.O, and Uncle Waffles.
With the win the African Star singer became the first artiste to win the Best International Act four times in a row.
However, apart from Burna Boy no Nigerian artiste win any award at the 2023 BET Awards.
Asake narrowly lost the BET Viewers’ Choice Best International Act to Cameroonian-American Afro-beat singer Libianca Kenzonkinboum Fonji, popularly known as Libianca. Other nominees in the category were Pabi Cooper, Camidoh, Flo, MC Ryan, Raye, and Werenoi. It was her very first BET Award and for her break-out single People.
US rapper and singer Latto won the award for Best Female hip hop artiste and Coco Jones won Best New Artiste. Beyoncé’s Renaissance and SZA’s SOS tied for Album of the Year, while Chris Brown and Usher tied for Best Male R&B/pop Artiste.