Nigerian stars Burna Boy and Rema won Billboard Music Award .
Burna Boy accepts the top Afrobeats artist award at the 2023 Billboard Music Awards The award was presented to Burna Boy by Marriott Bonvoy.
Burna Boy said via video communication : “Thank you. Thank you, everyone. I appreciate you. Big up, Billboard Music Awards. Big up to everyone involved. This is dedicated to Africa and every artist coming out of Africa now, you get me. This is for you and yeah, man, the future’s bright. You guys are gonna see the vision. This is just the tip of the iceberg but you’re gonna see the whole vision soon. Salute, love.”
Also, another Nigerian Afrobeats artist Rema was “recognised at the event with a gong for his near-ubiquitous song Calm Down, which has smashed multiple streaming and chart records. Accepting the award for best Afrobeats song on Sunday, Rema thanked his fans and called the prize “a celebration of unity and the global domination of Afrobeats”.