Burna Boy, Rema win at 2024 iHeart Radio Music Awards

Nigerian singer Burna Boy has finally ended his bad performance at award ceremonies, winning Best African Music Artist at the 2024 iHeart Radio Music Awards in the United States.

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The 2024 iHeart Radio Music Awards were broadcast live on FOX on Monday night and hosted by rapper Ludacris.

Rema, another Nigerian singer, won Best Collaboration of the Year for her song ‘Calm Down’ with Selena Gomez.

Beyoncé, an American music star, got the iHeart Innovator Award, while Cher received the iHeart Icon Award.

Taylor Swift topped the winners’ list with six awards: Artist of the Year, Pop Artist of the Year, Tour of the Year, Best Lyrics, TikTok Bop of the Year, and Favourite Tour Style.

Burna Boy and Rema now join Wizkid and Tems as the only Nigerian artists to have won iHeart Radio Music awards.

Before last night, Burna Boy had been on a winless streak at award shows, missing out on seven nominations at the 2023 BET Hip-hop Awards, four nominations at the 2024 Grammys, and six nominations at the 2024 NAACP Image Awards. On the other side of the Atlantic, he lost the Best International Artist of the Year at the 2024 Brit Awards.

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