Two popular Nigerian musicians, Wizkid and Burna Boy, and Tanzanian star Diamond Platnumz, have been nominated for this year's 2021 Bet Awards while other top African acts are missing on the list.
The organisers of the awards took to their official Instagram account to announce nominations for the 2021 awards.
Wizkid, Burna Boy and Diamond made Africans proud by getting nominated for the best 'International Act' category along with other international artistes from France, UK and Brazil.
“We are back and excited to bring culture's biggest night, the 2021 BET Awards, safely back to Los Angeles to celebrate this year's incredible roster of nominees.
“We broke ground as one of the first official award shows to move forward during the global pandemic and we are ready to take our pioneer status to the next level with the return of an audience to celebrate the best and brightest creative minds in the entertainment industry,” organisers said in a statement.
Also, Megan Thee Stallion and DaBaby had the highest nominations, with seven each. Cardi B and Drake had the second-most nominations, with five each.