Burna Boy Makes History After Winning Best International Act at the 2020 BET for the Second time (See full list of winners)

Burna Boy Wins BETs Best International Act again!

In another moment of Nigerian-Excellence, Burna Boy has emerged winner of the Best International Act in the BET Awards 2020.

Recall that he was also nominated for and won the award in 2019. We will not forget in a hurry the powerful speech his mother, Bose Ogulu gave as she accepted the award for him, saying all Africans must not forget their roots.ok

The “Ye” crooner has broken records with the win as he becomes the first African to win the award two times in a row.

Burna Boy further floors Innoss’B (DRC), Sho Madjozi (South Africa), Dave (UK),

Stormzy (UK), Ninho (France), and S.Pri Noir (France) to scoop the gong

at the first-ever virtual BET Awards which held on Sunday night.

British supermodel, Naomi Campbell presented the Best International Act award to Burna Boy,

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Burna Boy has won the 2020 Best International Act for the second consecutive year, becoming the first Nigerian artiste to win the BET Awards back to back. The Nigerian singer floored Innoss’B (DRC), Sho Madjozi (South Africa), Dave (UK), Stormzy (UK), Ninho (France), and S.Pri Noir (France) to scoop the gong at the first-ever virtual BET Awards which held on Sunday night. . . British supermodel, Naomi Campbell presented the Best International Act award to Burna Boy, who gave his acceptance speech virtually. . . In his acceptance speech, the singer said: "I'll like to use this opportunity to say that sometime around 1835, there was a mission to turn Africa into a dominated nation." . . "Now is the time to overturn that and go back to the royalty that we were, because, in order for black lives to matter, Africa must matter"

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who gave his acceptance speech virtually due to the Coronavirus pandemic.

Burna Boy Wins BETs Best International act for the Second Time (Video)

In his acceptance speech, the singer said: “I’ll like to use this opportunity to say

Burna Boy Wins BETs Best International Act again!

that sometime around 1835, there was a mission to turn Africa into a dominated nation.”

“Now is the time to overturn that and go back to the royalty that we were,

because, in order for black lives to matter, Africa must matter”

Big congratulations once more to Burna Boy, now check out the full list of the winners from the award ceremony

See full list of winners
ALBUM OF THE YEAR

Lizzo — Cuz I Love You
Megan Thee Stallion — Fever
Beyoncé — Homecoming: The Live Album
H.E.R. — I Used to Know Her
DaBaby — Kirk
Roddy Ricch — Please Excuse Me For Being Antisocial (WINNER!)

VIDEO OF THE YEAR
Chris Brown featuring Drake – “No Guidance”
DaBaby – “Bop”
DJ Khaled featuring Nipsey Hussle & John Legend – “Higher” (WINNER!)
Doja Cat – “Say So”
Megan Thee Stallion featuring Nicki Minaj & Ty Dolla $ign– “Hot Girl Summer”
Roddy Ricch – “The Box”

COCA-COLA VIEWERS’ CHOICE AWARD
Chris Brown featuring Drake – “No Guidance”
DaBaby – “Bop”
Future featuring Drake – “Life is Good”
Megan Thee Stallion featuring Nicki Minaj & Ty Dolla $ign– “Hot Girl Summer” (WINNER!)
Roddy Ricch – “The Box”
The Weeknd – “Heartless”

BEST COLLABORATION
Chris Brown featuring Drake – “No Guidance” (WINNER!)
DJ Khaled featuring Nipsey Hussle & John Legend – “Higher”
Future featuring Drake – “Life is Good”
H.E.R. featuring YG – “Slide”
Megan Thee Stallion featuring Nicki Minaj & Ty Dolla $ign– “Hot Girl Summer”
Wale featuring Jeremih – “On Chill”

BEST FEMALE R&B/POP ARTIST
Beyoncé
H.E.R.
Jhene Aiko
Kehlani
Lizzo (WINNER!)
Summer Walker

BEST MALE R&B/POP ARTIST
Anderson Paak
Chris Brown (WINNER!)
Jacquees
Khalid
The Weeknd
Usher

BEST FEMALE HIP-HOP ARTIST
Cardi B
Doja Cat
Lizzo
Megan Thee Stallion (WINNER!)
Nicki Minaj
Saweetie

BEST MALE HIP-HOP ARTIST
DaBaby (WINNER!)
Drake
Future
Lil Baby
Roddy Ricch
Travis Scott

BEST GROUP
Chloe x Halle
City Girls
EarthGang
Griselda
Jackboys
Migos (WINNER!)

BEST NEW ARTIST
DaniLeigh
Lil Nas X
Pop Smoke
Roddy Ricch (WINNER!)
Summer Walker
YBN Cordae

BEST INTERNATIONAL ACT
Burna Boy (Nigeria) (WINNER!)
Innoss’B (DRC)
Sho Madjozi (South Africa)
Dave (UK)
Stormzy (UK)
Ninho (France)
S.Pri Noir (France)

DR. BOBBY JONES BEST GOSPEL/INSPIRATIONAL AWARD
Fred Hammond – “Alright”
John P. Kee featuring Zacardi Cortez – “I Made It Out”
Kanye West – “Follow God”
Kirk Franklin – “Just for Me” (WINNER!)
PJ Morton featuring Le’Andria Johnson & Mary Mary – “All In His Plan”
The Clark Sisters – “Victory”

BET HER AWARD
Alicia Keys – “Underdog”
Beyoncé featuring Blue Ivy, WizKid & Saint Jhn – “Brown Skin Girl” (WINNER!)
Ciara featuring Lupita Nyong’o, Ester Dean, City Girls & La La – “Melanin”
Layton Greene – “I Choose”
Lizzo featuring Missy Elliott – “Tempo”
Rapsody featuring PJ Morgan – “Afeni”

VIDEO DIRECTOR OF THE YEAR
Benny Boom
Cole Bennett
Dave Meyers
Director X
Eif Rivera
Teyana “Spike Lee” Taylor (WINNER!)

BEST MOVIE
Bad Boys for Life
Dolemite Is My Name
Harriet
Homecoming: A Film by Beyoncé
Just Mercy
Queen & Slim (WINNER!)
The Lion King

BEST ACTRESS
Angela Bassett
Cynthia Erivo
Issa Rae (WINNER!)
Regina King
Tracee Ellis Ross
Zendaya
Jennifer Lopez

BEST ACTOR
Billy Porter
Eddie Murphy
Forest Whitaker
Jamie Foxx
Michael B. Jordan (WINNER!)
Omari Hardwick
Will Smith

YOUNGSTARS AWARD
Alex Hibbert
Asante Blackk
Jahi Di’Allo Winston
Marsai Martin (WINNER!)
Miles Brown
Storm Reid

SPORTSWOMAN OF THE YEAR
Ajeé Wilson
Claressa Shields
Coco Gauff
Naomi Osaka
Serena Williams
Simone Biles (WINNER!)

SPORTSMAN OF THE YEAR
Giannis Antetokounmpo
Kawhi Leonard
LeBron James (WINNER!)
Odell Beckham Jr.
Patrick Mahomes II
Stephen Curry

BEST NEW INTERNATIONAL ACT
Rema (Nigeria)
Sha Sha (Zimbabwe) (WINNER!)
Celeste (UK)
Young T & Bugsey (UK)
Hatik (France)
Stacy (France)