Burna Boy wins 2019 BET Best International Act – (+ Full list of winners

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One of Nigerians popular singer-songwriter, Burna Boy has been announced the winner of the Best International act category at the 2019 edition of BET Awards.

He was nominated in the category alongside Nigeria’s Mr Eazi, Aya Nakamura (France), Dosseh (France), Dave (UK), and Giggs (UK).

More importantly, The BET Awards celebrates achievements in entertainment and honours music, sports, television, and movies. On the night, one remarkable thing that happened was when Burna Boy’s mother (Bose Ogulu) accepted the award and delivered a special message on her son’s behalf.

In her acceptance speech, Bose Ogulu said the message from the singer (Burna Boy) to every African in diaspora is “remember you were first an African before any other thing”. See full list of winners below.

Here is the complete list of winners on the night:

Album of the Year

Cardi B, “Invasion Of Privacy”

Best Female R&B/Pop Artist


Best Male R&B/Pop Artist

Bruno Mars

Best Group


Best Collaboration

Travis Scott Ft. Drake “Sicko Mode”

Best Male Hip Hop Artist

Nipsey Hussle

Best Female Hip Hop Artist

Cardi B

Video Of The Year

Childish Gambino “This Is America”

Video Director of the Year

Karena Evans

Best New Artist

Lil Baby

Dr Bobby Jones Best Gospel/Inspirational Award

Snoop Dogg Ft. Rance Allen “Blessing Me Again”
Tori Kelly Ft. Kirk Franklin “Never Alone”

Best International Act

Burna Boy (Nigeria) √√√√√

Best New International Act

Sho Madjozi (South Africa)

Best Actress

Regina King

Best Actor

Michael B. Jordan

Young Stars Award

Marsai Martin

Best Movie


Sportswoman of the Year

Serena Williams

Sportsman of the Year

Stephen Curry

2019 Coca-Cola Viewers’ Choice Award

Ella Mai “Trip”

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