A former Director of Programming at Black Entertainment Television (BET) International, Lilian Blankson has reportedly passed away.

News of the Ghanaian-American author and content creator’s demise broke on Sunday, July 4, 2021. The cause of her death is however unknown.

Lilian Blankson has been celebrated for her pivotal role in the inclusion of the Best International Act category into the BET awards scheme.

The creation of that category encouraged the inclusion of many African musicians into the scheme and years down the line many artistes including Stonebwoy, Sarkodie, Burna Boy, Davido, Wizkid and others have won the award.

Many celebrities took to Twitter to pay tribute to Lilian Blankson.

Lilian Blankson died at the age of 46.



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