Nigerian music superstars, Burna Boy and Wizkid have been nominated for Best International Act at the 2021 BET Awards.
The Afrobeats music stars will be slugging it out with Tanzania’s Diamond Platnumz, French singers Aya Nakamura and Youssoupha, Brazil’s Emicida British acts, the rapper Headie One and the duo Yung T and Bugsey.
The announcement of the nominees was made on Thursday, May 27, 2021.
Burna Boy has won in the category for two consecutive years in a row. Wizkid won it in 2012. This was when the category had two divisions for Africa and the UK.
Earlier in the year, Wizkid and Burna Boy won the Best Music Video and Best Global Music Album categories respectively at the 2021 Grammy Awards. In 2020, Wizkid also won the BET HER Award for ‘Brown Skin Girl.’