Burna Boy Beats Drake, Pop Smoke, Popcaan And More To Win MOBO Awards Best International. On December 10, 2020, the MOBO Awards returned after a three-year hiatus and Nigerian superstars, Wizkid and Burna Boy won big at event. Wizkid was named the Best African Act while Burna Boy was named the Best International Act.
On November 24, 2020, nominations for the 2020 Music of Black Origin Awards were announced. Nigerian stars, Wizkid, Burna Boy Davido, Rema, Fireboy, Adekunle Gold and Tiwa Savage got nods at the event for the event which honours black music from all corners of the world.
The African Giant crooner beat top international artistes such as Drake, Popcaan, Megan Thee Stallion and more for the plaque. Burna Boy Beats Drake, Pop Smoke, Popcaan And More To Win MOBO Awards Best International.
The victory was announced on the 9th of December via MOBO Awards official Twitter account where they congratulated Burna Boy who came out the winner in a category.
They tweeted; Congratulations to @burnaboy ! He is our 2020 Best International Act #MOBOAwards winner
Congratulations to @burnaboy! He is our 2020 Best International Act #MOBOAwards winner 🏆 🇳🇬🙌🏾🎉
— MOBO (@MOBOAwards) December 9, 2020
After the announcement, Burna Boy also expressed his excitement and thanked everyone who voted for him. He tweeted; Thank you @MOBOAwards and everyone who voted for me. I’m extremely honoured!
Thank you @MOBOAwards and everyone who voted for me. I’m extremely honoured! 🙏🏾
— Burna Boy (@burnaboy) December 10, 2020