- Nigerian singer, Burna Boy, has won the BET award for Best International Act
- The self-acclaimed 'African Giant' also gave an interesting speech about Black Lives Matter
- This is his second consecutive BET win as he won in the same category in 2019
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Congratulations are in order for Nigerian singer, Damini Ebunoluwa Ogulu Rex, professionally known as Burna Boy, as he recently won the Best International Act at the BETs.
This makes it his second consecutive win at the BET Awards as he also emerged winner in the same category in 2019. Burna Boy has become the first artist with consecutive wins at the BETs.
The talented singer was nominated alongside British rapper Stormzy, South African singer Sho Madjozi, Ninho from France and a few others.
Due to the pandemic, the award was presented by top British model, Naomi Campbell via a video call.
In his award speech, Burna Boy in less than a minute gave his take on the way forward for black lives to matter.
"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 return and go back to the royalty that we were because in order for black lives to matter, Africa must matter," he said.
Watch the video below:
As expected, the news of his award excited many social media users who then took to the platform to celebrate the big win.
See some reactions below:
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