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Winners of the 2022 BET Awards from Africa

The Black Entertainment Television network launched the BET Awards in 2001 as a way to recognize the achievements of African Americans in the arts, entertainment, sports, and other spheres.

The three words "aspire," "ascend," and "accomplish" were the inspiration for the award trophy statue.

These are the names of five Africans who have won BET awards.


The remix of "Essence" by the Nigerian singer-songwriter, Tems, and Justin Bieber, received the Best Collaboration prize at the BET 2022 Awards.

It was the first song from Africa to receive recognition outside of the Best International Acts category

He had received the BET HER award for his appearance on Beyonce's "Black Skin Girl" before receiving the prize.


Her appearance on Wizkid's song Essence earned her the Best Collaboration prize at the 2022 BET Awards.

The Nigerian native was also named Best International Act at the 2022 BET Awards. She was nominated alongside numerous other talented performers, including Dave (UK), Dinos (France), Fally Ipupa (Congo), Little Simz (UK), Ludmilla (Brazil), Major League Djz (South Africa), and Tayc (France).

Sha Sha,

Zimbabwean Amapiano singer Sha Sha resides in South Africa. The tender love hitmaker took home the prize in the viewer vote in 2020: Celeste (UK), Rema (Nigeria), Young T and Bugsey (UK), Stacy and Hatik competed in the Best New International Act category (France)

She won the Best International Act, making her the first African woman to do so, and it was the first international award she received on an individual basis.

Burna Boy

The winner of the 2021 Best International Act Award is Nigeria's Burna Boy.

He used it in his matchups with Sho Madjozi (South Africa), Dave (UK), Stormzy (UK), Ninho (France), Innoss'B (DRC), and S. Pri Noir (France) Black Coffee. Having won a BET award, he was the first South African to do so.

Coffee, black

Having won a BET award, he was the first South African to do so.

In the "Best International Act-Africa" category, Black Coffee received the BET Award at the 2016 awards event in Los Angeles, California.


The WCB singer left with the Best New International Act BET Viewers Choice award.

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