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BET 2021: Burna Boy battles Wizkid, others for Best International Act

BET 2021: Burna Boy battles Wizkid, others for Best International Act

AWARDS, Entertainment, MUSIC, TEENAGERS, Youth
Would Nigeria’s superstar, Burna Boy, win the Best International Act at the 2021 Black Entertainment Television (BET) awards for the third time in a row, when the show holds next month? Or would it be Wizkid, who now sits as the most nominated African artiste with six nominations and three wins? It is a tough call to make between the two Grammy-winning stars, and even a tougher one with the array of artistes contesting the same award. With the BET awards debuting this category in 2010, many Africans have been selected based on their achievements for the particular year in review and not just old glory. With his massive global acclaim trailing his 2019 and 2020 studio albums, Burna Boy clinched the last two awards. Now, with the buffet of albums and activities unrolled by artiste...
Chris Martin makes crude quip about Sir Elton John and his husband at iHeartRadio Music Awards

Chris Martin makes crude quip about Sir Elton John and his husband at iHeartRadio Music Awards

AWARDS, Entertainment, MUSIC, SONGS, TEENAGERS, USA, USA, Youth
Icon award winner Elton John attends the iHeartRadio Music Awards at the Dolby Theatre on Thursday, May 27, 2021, in Los Angeles. (AP Photo/Chris Pizzello) Chris Martin had Sir Elton John and his husband David Furnish in fits of laughter as he made a crude joke about them at the iHeartRadio Music Awards 2021. The star-studded ceremony returned to Los Angeles' Dolby Theatre on Thursday night (27.05.21), and the 44-year-old Coldplay frontman turned comedian as he jokingly pretended not to know a thing about the music legend, before he made an explicit quip about him and his husband David Furnish. The 'High Power' hitmaker began his speech: "I don't really know anything about Elton John, and I'm just gonna read what iHeart wrote for me. So, fingers crossed. "He and his collaborat...