Burna Boy Racks Up Seven Nominations at the 2023 BET Hip-Hop Awards
Representing the African music scene, Burna Boy stands tall as the sole Nigerian artist on the nominations list.
●7th September 2023
BET has just announced their nominations for this year’s Hip-Hop Awards. Set to be held live in Atlanta on October 3rd, the 18th annual awards show will showcase hiphop’s leading stars. The ceremony will premiere on October 10th at 9 PM ET/PT on BET.
Representing the African music scene, Burna Boy stands tall as the sole Nigerian artist on the nominations list. His immense impact on the genre has rightfully earned him a spot in this year’s awards, as he secured a whopping seven nominations, placing him among the top contenders. His nominations include:
1. Hip-Hop Artiste of the Year
2. Song of the Year – “Sittin’ On Top Of The World” ft. 21 Savage
3. Best Hip-Hop Video – “Sittin’ On Top Of The World” ft. 21 Savage
4. Best Collaboration – “Sittin’ On Top Of The World” ft. 21 Savage
5. Best Live Performer
6. Lyricist of the Year
7. Hustler of the Year
This year’s nominations include a diverse crowd of proven veterans, rising rookies, thriving producers, and overseas leaders.
“This year’s BET Hip Hop Awards will mark the culmination of our yearlong celebration of hip-hop’s storied creation and the art form’s sonic and cultural expansion,” Connie Orlando, BET’s EVP specials, music programming & music strategy, said in a statement. “We are honored by this year’s roster of nominees as they continue to carry the creativity and diversity of hip hop into the future. We congratulate each nominee on their accomplishments as they take hip hop artistry to new heights.”
Considering all his hard work in the past months, the African Giant is deserving of these nominations.
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