Burna Boy and Wizkid have both been nominated for the 2021 BET Awards.
BET announced this on their official Instagram page on Thursday, the 27th of May 2021.
Wizkid won it in 2012, when the category had two divisions for Africa and the UK.
Burna Boy won the “Best International Act” category at the 2019 and 2020 BET Awards.
For the 2021 edition, Burna Boy and Wizkid are up for “Best International Act”, along with Aya Nakamura (France), Diamond Platnumz (Tanzania), Emicida (Brazil), Headie One (UK), Young T & Bugsey (UK) and Youssoupha (France).
Burna Boy won the “Best Global Music Album” categories at the 2021 Grammy Awards.
Wizkid won the “Best Music Video” categories at the 2021 Grammy Awards.
In 2020, Wizkid also won the “BET HER” Award for “Brown Skin Girl.”