BET Hip-Hop Awards: Black Sherif wins big as Burna Boy loses seven nominations

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By Sunny Green Itodo

It was not Grammy-winning Nigerian singer, Burna Boy’s night as he lost all seven nominations at the 2023 BET Hip-Hop Awards which was held at Atlanta’s Cobb Energy Performing Arts Center on October 3, 2023, and broadcast Tuesday night (October 10, 2023).

He lost the Hip Hop Artist of the Year, Lyricist of the Year and Best Live Performer of the Year categories to Kendrick Lamar.

Burna Boy also lost: Hustler of the Year to 50Cent and Best Collaboration of the Year for ‘Sittin’ On Top Of The World’ feat, 21 Savage to Lil Durk and J. Cole’s ‘All My Life.’

His other losses include Best Hip Hop Video for ‘Sittin’ On Top Of The World’ feat, 21 Savage to Lil Uzi Vert’s ‘Just Wanna Rock’, and Song of the Year to the same song.

Meanwhile, Ghanaian prodigy, Black Sherif won the Best International Flow category defeating South Africa’s late AKA and K.O, France’s Gazo and Ninho, UK’s J Hus, Central Cee and others.

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