Burnaboy, the Nigerian Grammy Award-winning musician, has emerged as the winner of the Best International Act category at the 2023 Black Entertainment Awards (BET).
Despite his absence at the event, Burna Boy received a resounding applause for securing this highly esteemed award, surpassing fellow nominees such as Ayra Starr, Central Cee, and Stormzy.
Burna Boy’s recent years have been nothing short of remarkable. His 2022 album, ‘Love, Damini,’ achieved global success, adding to his previous BET Award wins in the same category in 2019 and 2021.
The category’s remaining contenders encompassed notable artists like Aya Nakamura, Ayra Starr, Central Cee, Ella Mai, K.O, L7nnon, Stormzy, Tiakola, and Uncle Waffle.
— Burna Boy (@burnaboy) June 26, 2023
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Just a few days ago, Burna Boy delivered a captivating performance at the UEFA Champions League final, as reported by TSZ Naija. The highly anticipated football match featured Inter Milan and Manchester City, and took place on June 10, 2023, at the Ataturk Olympic Stadium in Istanbul.
The talented singer mesmerized football fans with an electrifying showcase, enchanting the audience with renditions of his popular hits, including the globally successful “Last Last.” Joining him on stage was Brazilian singer Anitta, creating an atmosphere of exhilaration that had fans leaping out of their seats.
A video circulating on social media captured Burna Boy thoroughly enjoying the moment, while the stadium reverberated with excitement from his performance. Reflecting on his experience, Burna Boy confidently expressed that he feels like he is sitting on top of the world.
It is undeniable that Burna Boy’s recent achievements and remarkable performances have solidified his status as an international music sensation.