From Davido headlining the event with an electrifying performance of his two popular songs ‘Feel‘ and ‘Unavailable’ to Quavo and Offset reuniting to pay respect to the late Takeoff with a wonderful emotive performance, the 2023 BET awards ceremony kicked off with ease.
There were some new faces, but the Afrobeat Giant, Burna Boy, once again dominated the evening after earning the BET 2023 ‘Best International Act’ award for the fourth time (2019, 2020, 2021, and 2023).
Libianca, a Cameroonian phenomenon, stunned the Nigerian hot maestro, Asake, and her other strong candidates to win the ‘Best New International Act’ award, making her the first Cameroonian singer to do so.
Kendrick Lamar won the ‘Best Male Hip Hop Artist’ award as expected, adding to his massive BET Awards collection after proving his abilities for years.
Coco Jones, another American sensation, astounded music fans last night and was named the ‘Best New Act’.
Busta Rhymes, the iconic rap legend, was honored with a ‘Lifetime Achievement Award’ that left him upset, as he demonstrated during his speech.
Beyonce won in three categories after her smash single ‘Break My Soul’ won the ‘Viewers Choice’ and ‘BET Her’ awards, and her evergreen album, ‘Renaissance,’ overcame other amazing albums to win the ‘Album Of The Year’.
American female rap maestro, Latto was named the ‘Best Female Hip Hop Artist’ of the Year, allowing the rest of the globe to marvel at her powers.
Teyana Taylor finally received the attention she deserved after winning the ‘Video Director Of The Year award. This followed an exceptional year in which she directed extraordinary views of music images to her legacy.
Marsai Martin made her debut in the ‘Youngstars Award category by winning the prize, demonstrating the beauty of her musical ability.
Kirk Franklin and Maverick City Music received their well-deserved awards after being named ‘Gospel/Inspirational Artists’ of the Year.
Of course, Drake and 21 Savage’s joint album ‘Her Loss’ dominated the category of ‘Group’ of the year, registering the dou as the victor.
Without a doubt, Grammy Award-winning talents Future, Drake, and Tems won the category of ‘Collaboration’ of the Year with their classic song “Wait for U.”
The two R&B maestros, Usher and Chris Brown gave no room for a single glory after emerging as the two ‘Male R&B/Pop Artist‘ of the year.
‘Video Of The Year‘ Category did slide in the grand of the sensational SZA who clinched the prize with her music video ‘Kill Bill’. She also triumphed over the category of ‘Female R&B/Pop Artist‘ of the year clinching two plaques last night. Wrapping her incredible night, she emerged as the 2023 BET winner with the most plaques (3 Plaques) alongside Beyonce after her incredible album, triumphed in the ‘Album of the Year‘ category.
Other performers like Glorilla wrapped up the event with thrilling performances sparking even vast reactions among fans.
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