Burna Boy wins 2019 BET Best International Act award
Burna Boy was announced the winner of the Best International Act category at the 2019 edition of BET Awards. Burna Boy was nominated alongside Teni Makanaki and Mr Eazi in the category.
The award was received by Bose Ogulu, Burna Boy’s mum and manager, who also attended the award ceremony. In her acceptance speech, Burna Boy’s mum said the message from the singer to every African in the diaspora is ‘remember you were first an African before any other thing.’
The music award show, which is in its 19th year, saw Cardi B kicking off performances at the Los Angeles’ Microsoft Theater.