- The BET Awards went down over the weekend and it was indeed a remarkable night that saw the celebration of Black creators
- Nigerians were fairly represented at the international award show as YBNL artiste, Fireboy DML, performed at the star-studded award show
- Music stars Wizkid and Tems were also among the big winners of the night as they bagged the best collaboration award for Essence remix
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The much-anticipated 2022 edition of the BET Awards finally went down on Sunday, June 26, at the Microsoft Theater in Los Angeles.
Music stars and stakeholders in the entertainment industry gathered to celebrate black artistry and recognise artists who go the extra mile to create their art.
One of the highlights for many who followed the award ceremony was the moment YBNL artiste, Fireboy DML, was called on stage to perform.
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The music star delivered an electrifying performance of his 2021 single, Peru, and got members of the audience on their feet dancing and vibing to the track.
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Watch a video of Fireboy’s performance below:
Wizkid, Tems win big
It was also a double win for Africa as some afrobeats superstars who were nominated bagged the awards for their category.
Wizkid, Tems and Justine Bieber snagged the award for Best Collaboration of the year at the award ceremony.
Watch Tems acceptance below:
Interestingly, Tems equally bagged a second award as BET’s Best International Act of 2022.
Congratulatory messages pour in
"Nigeria is really on the Map this really big for us."
"It's a graceful night for Nigeria. Fireboy performed on stage, wizkid and Tems took home awards.. Nigerian music industry is growing more."
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"Congratulations to them."
"We the online family members are proud of them, make we cook chicken head for both of them."
"This is a victory for Nigeria and Africa in general. Don't start dragging other celebrities into your ridiculous comparisons; in other words, don't be an annoying fan."
"Allamdulillahi tems baby don collect award come home."
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Meanwhile, Briefly News reported that Abdul Khoza bagged the Favourite Actor award at this year's DStv Mzansi Viewers' Choice Awards (DMVCA). The KwaZulu-Natal-born actor walked away with the accolade for his role in The Wife.
Abdul portrays the character of Nqoba Zulu in the popular telenovela. He was competing against his cast-mate Bonko Khoza. Bonko plays the lead role of Mqhele Zulu in the series.
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