Nigerian music stars Burna Boy and Rema emerged victorious at the inaugural Afrobeats categories during the 2023 Billboard Music Awards.
Burna Boy clinched the Top Afrobeats Artiste award, triumphing over Wizkid, Tems, Rema, and Cameroonian sensation Libianca. Rema secured the Top Afrobeats Song honour for the remix of ‘Calm Down,’ featuring Selena Gomez.
The full list of nominees and winners at the 2023 Billboard Music Awards covered various genres, with Morgan Wallen leading the winners’ list with 11 trophies. Taylor Swift followed closely with ten awards.