The BET Awards 2021, which took place on October 5, 2021, was the first time the award show returned to a live event, as against the virtual ceremony held in 2020 due to COVID. The 2021 edition was the 16th installment of one of the most anticipated music events and award nights of every year and was hosted by star actress Taraji P. Henson. Among the star-studded attendees at the event was Drake, Megan the Stallion, Yung Bleu, Nelly, and the cynosure of all eyes for the night was budding music star Mont’e Millions.
Mont’e Millions, who is no stranger to being stylish or stealing any show he is appearing on, graced the BET awards red carpet dressed in a Gucci suit and shoes to match. And in addition to gradually cementing his place as a music prodigy and one to look out for, Monte is also establishing himself as a fashion icon who so far has not missed any of his outfits or attempts to dazzle whatever carpet he is walking on.
Born December 9, Montressa L Cunningham, known to the music world as Mont’e Millions, is no stranger when it comes to identifying and delivering all genres of music. Mont’e Millions has been singing since the age of seven and writing songs since the age of 12 has crossed genres of music with ease as his number one tart topping single Sally went viral and global worldwide, streaming more than 15 million streams on all digital platforms. Working on his new album for the POP and country genre, Monte Millions plans to tour in early 2022.
Mont’e Millions is known for his affinity to make statements, not only in his music but with his lifestyle. Although, the goal is to inspire others to never stop believing that they also can move from rags to riches while relying on their skill, talent and self-belief. Upcoming music lovers, authors, entrepreneurs, among others, will find Mont’e’s personality and drive motivating. Mont’e is a man who, by every standard, was at a disadvantage. But somehow, while dedicating his all to his talent, was able to come out of the rut. Even if he is not at the pinnacle of his chosen career yet, he stole the show at the MTV music awards. His impressive streaming numbers and a scheduled appearance at the 2021 Country Music Awards alongside Nelly points to the fact that he is doing something right.
Mont’e is blessed with vocal dexterity and writing ability that is unprecedented for upcoming artists his age. He is responsible for writing his music, and most recently, he has ventured into authoring a book. On his motivation, he said, “No one can tell my story the way I can, rather it be on paper with a pen or recording in the studio.”
On where he sees himself five years from now, Mont’e said going home with the most award plaques at every award, as well as “producing other artists and having organizations that will help society as a whole,” as he stated in an interview.Learn more about Mont’e Million, his music and his style by visiting his website. Follow him on Instagram, Facebook, TikTok, and Twitter to stay updated.