Grammy-winning Nigerian singer Damini Ebunoluwa Ogulu, popularly known as Burna Boy, has received four nominations in the 2023 edition of the Black Entertainment Television (BET, Awards.
In a list released on its social media channels, BET showed that the multiple award-winning singer will compete against other international acts, including Drake, Chris Brown, The Weekend, and Usher, in the Best Male R&B/Pop Artist category.
Burna Boy will also face Asap Rocky, Dave Free, Kendrick Lamar, and Director X, amongst others, in the Video Director of the Year category for his effort in the visual interpretation of the monster hit single Last Last.
The self-acclaimed African giant also got two more nods in the Viewer’s Choice category for the track Last Last and in the Best International Act category.
Meanwhile, Tems, another Grammy-winning Nigerian artist, has garnered three nominations, including a nod in the Best Female R&B/Pop Artist category.
Tems has also secured two shared nominations alongside Future and Drake for their collaboration on the track “Wait for You,” which is up for Best Collaboration and Viewer’s Choice awards.
Also, she earned two shared nominations with Future and Drake for her role in the track ‘Wait for You,” which is nominated in the Best Collaboration and Viewers Choice categories.
Asake and Ayra Starr earned one nomination each.
Asake will contend in the Viewer’s Choice, Best New International Act category, while Ayra Starr will face Burna Boy in the best international act category.
The BET Awards is an American award show by the Black Entertainment Television network that annually celebrates black entertainers in music, film, sports, and philanthropy.