BET AWARDS 2021: Burna Boy Beats Wizkid, Diamond Platnumz To Win Best International Act Award

By Stermy 7 Min Read
BET AWARDS 2021: Burna Boy Beats Wizkid, Diamond Platnumz To Win Best International Act Award

Nigerian Musician, Damini Ebunoluwa Ogulu, known in Showbiz as Burna Boy beats Wizkid and Diamond Platnumz to win Best International Act Award in the just ended BET Awards 2021.

The 2021 BET Awards held yesterday, Sunday, June 27, 2021, hosted by Taraji P. Henson live from the Microsoft Theatre in Los Angeles.

Burna Boy beats two of his African brothers who shared the same category with him to become the winner, he competed with his own countryman, one of Nigeria’s biggest stars, Ayodeji Ibrahim Balogun as Wizkid, as well as Tanzanian singer and songwriter, Naseeb Abdul Juma Issack, popularly known as Diamond Platnumz.

Burna Boy Wins Best International Act BET Awards 2021: The Best International Act category was made up of 8 solid international music stars, aside from defeating the likes of Diamond Platnumz and Wizkid, The Nigerian singer also competed with the likes of Aya Nakamura, and Youssoupha both from France; Brazilian act, Emicida; British (Uk) acts; rapper Headie One and the music duo Yung T and Bugsey.

Burna Boy

Well, Grammy Award-winning performer has won the very category for the third time in a role, consecutively without any interruptions, he won the same category in 2019, 2020, and now winning again in 2021.

BET AWARDS 2021 Best International Act Winner

  • Aya Nakamura (France)
  • Burna Boy (Nigeria) [Winner]
  • Diamond Platnumz (Tanzania)
  • Emicida (Brazil)
  • Headie One (Uk)
  • Wizkid (Nigeria)
  • Young T & Bugsey (Uk)
  • Youssoupha (France)

Watch the video below as he receives his plaque on stage and giving out his thanksgiving and acceptance speech.

 

 

Lifetime Achievement BET Award

  • Queen Latifah [WINNER]

 

Shine a Light Award

  • Darnella Frazier [WINNER]

 

Best Album

  • The Weeknd, After Hours
  • DaBaby, Blame It on Baby
  • Megan Thee Stallion, Good News
  • Jazmine Sullivan, Heaux Tales [WINNER]
  • Nas, King’s Disease
  • Chloe x Halle, Ungodly Hour

 

Best Collaboration

  • Cardi B ft. Megan Thee Stallion – “WAP” [WINNER]
  • DaBaby ft. Roddy Ricch – “Rockstar”
  • DJ Khaled ft. Drake – “Popstar”
  • Jack Harlow ft. DaBaby, Tory Lanez, and Lil Wayne – “Whats Poppin (Remix)”
  • Megan Thee Stallion ft. DaBaby – “Cry Baby”
  • Pop Smoke ft. Lil Baby and DaBaby – “For the Night”

 

Best Female R&B / Pop Artist

  • Beyoncé
  • H.E.R. [WINNER]
  • Jazmine Sullivan
  • Jhené Aiko
  • Summer Walker
  • SZA

 

Best Male R&B / Pop Artist

  • 6lack
  • Anderson .Paak
  • Chris Brown [WINNER]
  • Giveon
  • Tank
  • The Weeknd

 

Best New Artist

  • Coi Leray
  • Flo Milli
  • Giveon [WINNER]
  • Jack Harlow
  • Latto
  • Pooh Shiesty

 

Best Group

  • 21 Savage and Metro Boomin
  • Chloe X Halle
  • Chris Brown and Young Thug
  • City Girls
  • Migos
  • Silk Sonic [WINNER]

 

Best Female Hip-Hop Artist

  • Cardi B
  • Coi Leray
  • Doja Cat
  • Megan Thee Stallion [WINNER]
  • Latto
  • Saweetie

Best Male Hip-Hop Artist

  • DaBaby
  • Drake
  • J. Cole
  • Jack Harlow
  • Lil Baby [WINNER]
  • Pop Smoke

Dr. Bobby Jones Best Gospel/Inspirational Award

  • Bebe Winans – “In Jesus Name”
  • Cece Winans – “Never Lost
  • H.E.R. – “Hold Us Together”
  • Kirk Franklin – “Strong God” [WINNER]
  • Marvin Sapp – “Thank You for It All”
  • Tamela Mann – “Touch From You”

BET Her Award

  • Alicia Keys ft. Khalid – “So Done”
  • Brandy ft. Chance the Rapper – “Baby Mama”
  • Bri Steves – “Anti Queen”
  • Chloe x Halle – “Baby Girl”
  • Ciara ft. Ester Dean – “Rooted”
  • SZA – “Good Days” [WINNER]

Best International Act

  • Aya Nakamura (France)
  • Burna Boy (Nigeria) [WINNER]
  • Diamond Platnumz (Tanzania)
  • Emicida (Brazil)
  • Headie One (U.K.)
  • Wizkid (Nigeria)
  • Young T & Bugsey (U.K.)
  • Youssoupha (France)

Viewer’s Choice: Best New International Act

  • Bree Runway (U.K.) [WINNER]
  • Arlo Parks (U.K.)
  • Bramsito (France)
  • Elaine (South Africa)
  • MC Dricka (Brazil)
  • Ronisia (France)
  • Tems (Nigeria)

Viewer’s Choice Award

  • Cardi B ft. Megan Thee Stallion – “WAP”
  • Chris Brown and Young Thug – “Go Crazy”
  • DaBaby ft. Roddy Ricch – “Rockstar”
  • DJ Khaled ft. Drake – “Popstar”
  • Drake ft. Lil Durk – “Laugh Now Cry Later”
  • Lil Baby – “The Bigger Picture”
  • Megan Thee Stallion ft. Beyoncé – “Savage (Remix)” [WINNER]
  • Silk Sonic – “Leave the Door Open”

Video of the Year

  • Cardi B – “Up”
  • Cardi B ft. Megan Thee Stallion – “WAP” [WINNER]
  • Chloe X Halle – “Do It”
  • Chris Brown and Young Thug – “Go Crazy”
  • Drake ft. Lil Durk – “Laugh Now Cry Later”
  • Silk Sonic – “Leave the Door Open”

Video Director of the Year

  • Benny Boom
  • Bruno Mars and Florent Déchard [WINNER]
  • Cole Bennett
  • Colin Tilley
  • Dave Meyers
  • Hype Williams

Best Movie

  • Coming 2 America
  • Judas and the Black Messiah [WINNER]
  • Ma Rainey’s Black Bottom
  • One Night in Miami
  • Soul
  • The United States vs. Billie Holiday

Best Actress

  • Andra Day [WINNER]
  • Angela Bassett
  • Issa Rae
  • Jurnee Smollett
  • Viola Davis
  • Zendaya

Best Actor

  • Aldis Hodge
  • Chadwick Boseman [WINNER]
  • Damson Idris
  • Daniel Kaluuya
  • Eddie Murphy
  • Lakeith Stanfield

Youngstars Award

  • Alex R. Hibbert
  • Ethan Hutchison
  • Lonnie Chavis
  • Marsai Martin [WINNER]
  • Michael Epps
  • Storm Reid

Sportswoman of the Year Award

  • A’ja Wilson
  • Candace Parker
  • Claressa Shields
  • Naomi Osaka [WINNER]
  • Serena Williams
  • Skylar Diggins-Smith

Sportsman of the Year Award

  • Kyrie Irving
  • Lebron James [WINNER]
  • Patrick Mahomes
  • Russell Westbrook
  • Russell Wilson
  • Stephen Curry

Also See This: Burna Boy Wins Best International Act 3rd Time In A Role (Watch Video) BET AWARDS 2021

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