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BET Awards: Anita Baker, Black Panther win big

BET Awards: Anita Baker, Black Panther win big

Ghanaian nominee for Viewers' Choice' Best New International Act 2018 BET Awards, Kwesi Arthur has spoken for the first time after the awards show which was held last night in Los Angeles.

Hosted by actor and musician Jamie Foxx, the 2018 ceremony saw stars including Nicki Minaj, Migos, J.

The BET Awards, established by Black Entertainment Television to recognise the best in African American culture, maintains an worldwide category for black music from outside the United States.

At the 2018 BET Awards, she chose to tone things down, opting for a midi-length dress with a flattering sweetheart neckline. Watch performances from the show below.

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It's been a big year for the 34-year-old, who was one of three South African artists to feature on the Black Panther film soundtrack, released in February.

Ella Mai performed her breakout hit "Boo'd Up".

. Meek additionally gave tribute to the late rappers XXXTentacion and Jimmy Wopo - killed in separate incidents June 18 - by wearing a hoodie displaying both of their images.

The new tune featured singer Miguel, who shadowed the performance throughout.