5. Nominated for the Black Entertainment Television (BET) Centric Award 2017
Yuna made history in 2017 when she became the first Malaysian to be nominated for the Centric Award given by the BET Awards for Crush, her duet with Usher from her Chapter album. The Centric Award recognises neo soul and/or traditional R&B songs. This annual awards event celebrates African Americans and other minorities in various fields of entertainment. Crush was nominated alongside works by Mary J Blige, Fantasia, Solange Knowles, and Kehlani. Solange Knowles eventually emerged the winner with her song Cranes in the Sky.
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Yuna Zarai nominated for Bet Centric Award 2017 along with Kehlani,Solange,Mary J Blige The 2017 #BETAwards nominees for the Centric Award are. @TasiasWord @Kehlani @TheRealMaryJBlige Solange (@SaintRecords) @SydInternet @YunaMusic Centric Award – The @bet Centric Award formerly recognized and was awarded to neo soul and/or R&B artists.