Talented Nigerian female singer Tems has been nominated in the Viewers’ Choice Best New International Act category at the 2021 BET Awards.
Other artistes that were also nominated in this category are: South African R&B singer, Elaine; British acts; Arlo Parks and Bree Runway, French acts, Bramsito and Ronisia as well as Brazilian, MC Dricka.
In the words of Monde Twala, SVP of BET International, “The ‘Viewer’s Choice: Best New International Act’ category was created to award breakthrough talent and emerging voices in music from around the world,”
“We’re thrilled to honour this year’s exceptional nominees on the global ‘BET Awards’ platform.”
Going memory lane on some past winners of the awards, renowned Nigerian artiste, Burna Boy won the Best International Act category at the 2019 and 2020 BET Awards. While Wizkid won it in 2012, when the category had two divisions for Africa and the UK.
The BET Awards which is in its twenty-first year, celebrates African Americans in music, acting, sports, and other fields of entertainment over the past year.
The 2021 edition of the Award which will air Live on Monday, June 28, are presented annually and are broadcast live on BET.
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