Nigerian born top class music stars Wizkid and Burnaboy have recently been announced as nominees for the 2021 BET awards.
The two Nigerian music artistes took the world by storm by topping charts internationally. Wizkid in collaboration with Drake with “One Dance” in 2016 and Burna after he signed with Atlantic records in 2017.
The international music scene has had eyes on them ever since. They are both not new to international awards as they have been nominated in time past for the BET and other highly recognised awards. Wizkid won the BET in 2012 while Burnaboy has won for the last two years.
Nigerian music lovers are elated at this announcement and have taken to social media to express their excitement.
The award category is Best International Act. They were nominated alongside Diamond Platnumz from Tanzania, Emicida from Brazil and Headieone from the UK
Wizkid and Burnaboy were two of the only 3 African act up for nomination in that category.