Burna Boy loses all 7 nominations at BET Hip-Hop Awards


The African Giant, Burna Boy, was nominated seven times at the BET Hip-Hop Awards; however, he lost all seven nominations.

Afrobeats is gaining recognition, receiving nominations, and dominating all around the globe. Nigerian artist Damini Ogulu, popularly known as Burna Boy was nominated for seven categories at the BET Hip-Hop Awards but lost all seven nominations. The BET Hip-Hop Award show took place on October 3 but was broadcast on October 10, 2023. The African Giant received nominations for Hip-Hop Artist of the year, Best Hip-Hop Video, Best Collaboration (Sittin' on Top of the World ft 21 Savage), Best Live Performer, Song of the year, Hustler of the year and Lyricist of the year.

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Kendrick Lamar went home with the most awards of the night while Ice Spice won Best Breakthrough Hip-Hop Artist. Black Sherif has become the second Ghanaian artist to clinch the Best International Flow award, a category previously dominated by Sarkodie. Hopefully, Burna Boy and other Nigerian artists will secure nominations and emerge as Grammy Award winners once again. 2024 Grammy nominations will be announced on November 10, 2023.

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  • Hip-Hop Artist of the Year- Kendrick Lamar
  • Song of the Year- "Just Wanna Rock", Lil Uzi Vert
  • Hip-Hop Album of the year- Her Loss, Drake & 21Savage
  • Best Hip Hop Video- “Just Wanna Rock,” Lil Uzi Vert
  • Best Collaboration- “All My Life,” Lil Durk feat. J. Cole
  • Impact Track- “All My Life,” Lil Durk Feat. J. Cole
  • Best Duo or Group- Drake & 21 Savage
  • Best Live Performer- Kendrick Lamar
  • Best Breakthrough Hip-Hop Artist- Ice Spice
  • Lyricist of the Year- Kendrick Lamra
  • Producer of the Year- Metro Boomin'
  • Video Director of the Year- Dave Free & Kendrick Lamar
  • DJ of the Year- Metro Boomin'
  • Best Hip-Hop Platfrom- Caresha Please
  • Best International Flow- Black Sherif
  • Hustler of the Year- 50 Cent
  • Sweet 16: Best Featured Verse- Jay-Z, “God Did” (DJ Khaled feat. Rick Ross, Lil Wayne, Jay-Z , John Legend & Fridayy)