The BET Awards 2020 edition held on Sunday via virtual media across the world due to COVID-19. However, key take-aways from the event which was hosted by Amanda Seales had to do with Nigerian artistes winning big.
One of such musicians’ is Wizkd who went home with the BET HER Awards for Beyonce’s “Brown Skin Girl” ft him, Blue Ivy Carter and Saint Jhn. The award would it make it Wizkid’s third BET achievement, taking him to a pedestal of being the first and only African artiste to win three BET awards.
Recall that the “Ojuelegba” singer won the BET Best International Act: Africa award in 2012 and 2017. Nigerians who never pass over an opportunity to celebrate one of their own, took to social media to congratulate the starboy while joining him to celebrate the feat.
See posts from Nigerians below:
— BAN 🐐 (@bandopopp) June 29, 2020
— Y.E.T.U.N.D.E🕊️👸🏻 (@Halyrab) June 29, 2020
Wizkid becomes the Most Awarded African Artist in BET history with 3 awards, after Brown Skin Girl wins the BET Her Award. He won the BET Best International Act: Africa award in 2012 and 2017. pic.twitter.com/RoT5em75NC
— Africa Facts Zone (@AfricaFactsZone) June 29, 2020
Wizkid is the only Afrobeat/African artist to have won 👇
1. Mtv ema (wordwide act)
2. Mobo international artist of the year
3. Soul train award
4. Naacp award
5. Billboard award
6. Bet award (bet her category)
🐐 🐐 🐐 🏆🏆🔥🔥🔥🔥🔥🔥🔥🔥🔥 pic.twitter.com/fGW3Ug9AnA
— //|) 🦁 (@MDee_01) June 29, 2020
Wizkid is the only African artist to win the BET awards 3 times 🏅🏅🏅🐐 pic.twitter.com/uFu5Z7pDU2
— JayPee (@JAPAMAN01) June 29, 2020