Nigerian singer, Burna Boy has won the Best International Act at the 2019 BET Awards in Los Angeles.
He defeated five other contenders that included his compatriot, Mr Eazi.
Others were Aka (South Africa), Aya Nakamura (France), Dave (U.K.), Dosseh (France), Giggs (U.K.).
Although Nigerian singer was a no-show at the event held at Microsoft Theatre, he was represented by his mother, Bose Ogulu.
Bose walked gingerly to the stage and announced he has a message from her son:
“Please remember that you were Africans, BEFORE YOUWEREANYTHING,” Bose said.
Nigerian pop star, Davido won the category in 2018 and was presented with his award during the live performance at the 18th edition.
In 2017, Wizkid also won the award after defeating his compatriot, Davido.