BET Award recipient Lizzo, thanks Beyoncé for everything she's done for black culture

Lizzo accepts a BET Award. BET Awards 2020/Getty Images via Getty Images
Lizzo accepts a BET Award. BET Awards 2020/Getty Images via Getty Images

Award-winning singer Lizzo, thanked Beyoncé for everything she has done for black culture as she accepted her Best Female R&B/Pop Artist accolade at the 2020 BET Awards.

The ceremony was held virtually on Sunday night due to the global pandemic health crisis. Lizzo pre-recorded a video message from her home, where she praised Beyoncé, who won the Humanitarian, and BET Her prizes on the night.

READ MORE: Beyoncé to receive Humanitarian award the 2020 BET Awards

“Thank you so much BET, and thank you to all the wonderfully-talented, beautiful black women I share this category with. Beyoncé, thank you for everything you have done for black culture.”

“Three years ago, I sat in the audience and didn’t win anything, but I still went home and felt like a winner. Last year, I performed on the main stage - I didn’t win anything, and I still felt like a winner. I will always feel like a winner because as long you’re winning in life, that’s the only trophy you need.”

Compiled by Futhi Masilela

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