Africa’s very own Sha sha, Burna Boy, Wizkid and Anatii won big at this year’s BET Awards.
Zim’s song-bird, Sha Sha walked away with Viewers’ Choice: Best New International Act award. Naija superstar, Burna Boy raised the bar with another notable win for the continent. Burna Boy won the Best International Act, the second time in a row. He was up against AKA, Mr Eazi, Dave, Dosseh, Giggs and Aya Nakamura in the same category.
Another great win is for Wizkid and Anatii for Brown Skin Girl which was picked for Her Award.
This year’s BET Awards were virtual for the first time due to the ongoing coronavirus pandemic.
Below is a full list of all winners:
Album of the Year
“Please Excuse Me For Being Antisocial,” Roddy Ricch
Best Female R&B/Pop Artist
Best Male R&B/Pop Artist
Chris Brown Ft. Drake, “No Guidance”
Best Male Hip Hop Artist
Best Female Hip Hop Artist
Megan Thee Stallion
Video of the Year
DJ Khaled ft. Nipsey Hussle & John Legend, “Higher”
Video Director of the Year
Teyana “Spike Tee” Taylor
Best New Artist
Dr. Bobby Jones Best Gospel/Inspirational
Kirk Franklin, “Just for Me”
“Queen & Slim”
Michael B. Jordan
Young Stars Award
Sportswoman of the Year
Sportsman of the Year
BET HER Award
Beyoncé ft. Blue Ivy, WizKid & Saint Jhn, “Brown Skin Girl”
Viewer’s Choice Award
Megan Thee Stallion ft. Nicki Minaj, “Hot Girl Summer”
Best International Act
Burna Boy (Nigeria)
Viewer’s Choice: Best New International Act
SHA SHA (Zimbabwe)