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Tems, Wizkid win two awards at BET

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Nigerian music stars, Wizkid and Tems won two awards at the BET 2021 Awards.

Tems won Best International Act, while Wizkid won Best Collaboration for “Essence” featuring Tems and Justin Bieber.

Will Smith also won best actor for “King Richard”.

The BET awards, which honored Black excellence in music, entertainment and sports held at the Microsoft Theater in Los Angeles, on Sunday night, June 26.

See the full list of winners below:

Best Female R&B/Pop Artist
Jazmine Sullivan

Best Male R&B/Pop Artist
The Weeknd

Best Group
Bruno Mars, Anderson .Paak (Silk Sonic)

Best Collaboration
“Essence,” Wizkid Feat. Justin Bieber & Tems

Best Female Hip Hop Artist
Megan Thee Stallion

Best Male Hip Hop Artist
Kendrick Lamar

Video of the Year
“Family Ties,” Baby Keem & Kendrick Lamar

Video Director of the Year
Anderson .Paak aka Director .Paak

Best New Artist
Latto

Album of the Year
“An Evening With Silk Sonic,” Bruno Mars, Anderson.Paak (Silk Sonic)

Best Gospel/Inspirational Award
“We Win,” Lil Baby X Kirk Franklin (WINNER)

Best International Act
Tems

Best Movie
“King Richard”

Best Actress
Zendaya, “Euphoria” and “Spider-Man: No Way Hom

YoungStars Award
Marsai Martin

Sportswoman of the Year Award
Naomi Osaka

Sportsman of the Year Award
Stephen Curry

Lifetime Achievement Award
Sean “Diddy” Combs

Tems, Wizkid win two awards at BET

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Deaths in Nollywood: Odunlade Adekola seeks God’s intervention

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Famous Nollywood actor Odunlade Adekola has sought God’s intervention over the death plaguing the Nigerian movie industry.

This is coming after the death of another Nollywood actress, Wunmi Olowokandi who lost her life on Monday evening.

Wunmi’s death is the fourth in Nollywood in less than a week after St. Obi and Murphy Afolabi.

Reacting to the death of the deceased, Odunlade in a post on his official Instagram page prayed for God to shut the door of untimely death in the movie industry.

He wrote: “Unquestionable you are the LORD. I pray God will close the door of untimely death in our industry and in the house of every one of us in Jesus name.”

Recall that actor Murphy Afolabi’s death was announced on Sunday after he reportedly fell and slumped in his bathroom.

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Davido snubs Don Jazzy in his list of ‘OGs’ of Nigerian music

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Afrobeats star, David Adeleke, aka Davido, has snubbed veteran producer and singer-cum-music executive, Don Jazzy, in his list of contemporary Nigerian music legends.

He, however, mentioned Don Jazzy’s former partner at Mo’hit Records, D’banj, in his list of Nigerian music industry’s legends, otherwise known as “OGs”.

Davido dropped the list while appearing on the latest episode of Bootleg Kev audiovisual podcast.

When asked about the pioneers of modern Nigerian music, he said, “Definitely D’banj. He was one of the artists I saw while growing up. D’banj, 2Face…So, the big 3 then were D’banj, 2Face, and there was a group of twins called P-Square. Those were our OGs. They were the people that made this thing possible.”

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Deaths in Nollywood: Odunlade Adekola seeks God’s intervention over

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Famous Nollywood actor Odunlade Adekola has sought God’s intervention over the death plaguing the Nigerian movie industry.

This is coming after the death of another Nollywood actress, Wunmi Olowokandi who lost her life on Monday evening.

Wunmi’s death is the fourth in Nollywood in less than a week after St. Obi and Murphy Afolabi.

Reacting to the death of the deceased, Odunlade in a post on his official Instagram page prayed for God to shut the door of untimely death in the movie industry.

He wrote: “Unquestionable you are the LORD. I pray God will close the door of untimely death in our industry and in the house of every one of us in Jesus name.”

Recall that actor Murphy Afolabi’s death was announced on Sunday after he reportedly fell and slumped in his bathroom.

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