The 2020 BET Awards were held virtually last night with Insecure star Amanda Seales handling the hosting duties for the ceremony, which is celebrating its 20th anniversary. As previously announced, Burna Boy, Wizkid and Rema were all nominated for awards.
— Burna Boy (@burnaboy) June 29, 2020
Burna Boy and Wizkid picked up their respective awards while Rema lost out. Burna fought of contenders such as Stormzy, Dave, both UK based, Ninho and S.Pri Noir(France), Sho Madjozi(South Africa) and Innoss’B(DRC). This also makes it the second time of picking the award in a row.
The award was presented to him virtually by Naomi Campbell. In his speech, Burna Boy thanked his fans and said ‘in order for black lives to matter, Africa must matter’