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BET Awards 2020: It’s A Consecutive Win As Burna Boy Takes Home Another One + More

BET Awards 2020: It’s A Consecutive Win As Burna Boy Takes Home Another One + More

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The BET Awards this year held virtually on Sunday night for the very first time as a result of the pandemic. Among other winners, Nigerian Afro-fusion singer Burna boy took home his second consecutive win. BET awards 2020 winners.

The self-proclaimed ‘African Giant’ won the award for ‘Best International Act’ in 2019, and the powerful award speech given on his behalf by his mother, Bose Ogulu, had him in the news for a good while.

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Burna Boy (L) and mom, Bose Ogulu

This year, the artiste is in the news for his record breaking feat. He became the first African to win the award twice in a row. Burna Boy overtook the likes of UK counterparts Dave and Stormzy and fellow African acts, Sho Madjozi and Inoss’B to snag this plaque. The award was presented by Supermodel Naomi Campbell.

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Highlights – BET awards 2020 Performers

Performances

Performances on the broadcast centered on issues affecting Black America currently such as racism and police brutality. There was also a tribute performance by Lil Wayne for the Late Basketball star, Kobe Bryant and his Daughter, who died in a helicopter crash earlier this year. BET awards 2020 winners.

Other performers featured included Alicia Keys, Chloe X Halle, Megan Thee Stallion, Roddy Ricch, DaBaby, Jay Rock, Jennifer Hudson, Questlove, Nas, Usher, YG, and many more.

Watch DaBaby & Roddy Ricch Pay tribute to George Floyd 

Watch Megan Thee Stallion Do Her Thing

The Awards– BET awards 2020 Performers

Beyoncé was honored with the humanitarian award for all her contributions to expressions of black excellence, then alongside daughter, Blue Ivy Carter, Saint JHN and Nigeria’s Wizkid, she also took home the BET Her award for the anthem, Brown Skin Girl.

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Beyonce and Blue Ivy Carter

See the full list of winners below

Album of the Year
Roddy Ricch – Please Excuse Me for Being Antisocial

Best Female R&B/Pop Artist
Lizzo

Best Male R&B/Pop Artist
Chris Brown

Best Group
Migos

Best Collaboration
Chris Brown [Ft. Drake] – “No Guidance”

Best Female Hip-Hop Artist
Megan Thee Stallion

Best Male Hip-Hop Artist
DaBaby

Video of the Year
DJ Khaled [Ft. Nipsey Hussle, John Legend] – “Higher”

Video Director of the Year
Teyana “Spike Tee” Taylor

Best New Artist
Roddy Ricch

Dr. Bobby Jones Best Gospel/Inspirational Award
Kirk Franklin – “Just for Me”

Best International Act
Burna Boy

Best New International Act
Sha Sha

Best Actress
Issa Rae

Best Actor
Michael B. Jordan

Young Stars Award
Marsai Martin

Best Movie
Queen & Slim

Sportswoman of the Year
Simone Biles

Sportsman of the Year
LeBron James

2020 Coca-Cola Viewers’ Choice Award
Megan Thee Stallion [Ft. Nicki Minaj and Ty Dolla $ign] – “Hot Girl Summer”

BET Her Award
Beyonce [Ft. Blue Ivy Carter, Wizkid and Saint Jhn] – “Brown Skin Girl”


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