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 the diaspora is “remember you were first an African before any other thing”.