ARTISTE PROFILE CELEBRITY GOSSIP ENTERTAINMENT Hollywood news BURNA BOY AND WIZKID HAVE BEEN NOMINATED FOR BET AWARDS 2021 By Admin Posted on May 28, 2021 8 min read 0 0 Share on Facebook Share on Twitter Share on Google+ Share on Pinterest Share on Linkedin The show will also be available to watch on My5 and Sky On-Demand in the UK beginning June 29th. The show will also be available to watch on My5 and Sky On-Demand in the UK beginning June 29th. Both superstars were nominated in the category of Best International Act. Aya Nakamura and Youssoupha from France, Tanzanian superstar Diamond Platnumz from Tanzania, Brazilian act Emicida from Brazil, and British performers Headie One and Yung T and Bugsey from the UK are all nominated in the category. Burna Boy has won the award in the last two years, and Wizkid did so in 2012, when the category was divided into two divisions for Africa and the United Kingdom. Wizkid and Burna Boy won the Best Music Video and Best Global Music Album titles at the 2021 Grammy Awards earlier this year. Wizkid got the BET HER Award for ‘Brown Skin Girl’ in 2020. Wizkid and Burna Boy also appeared together in Wizkid’s ‘Ginger’ video, which was released earlier this year. According to Business Wire, the show will air worldwide on BET Africa at 2 a.m. CAT and MTV Brazil at 9 p.m. BRT on June 27th, followed by international broadcasts on MTV UK at 9 p.m. BST on June 28th and BET France at 8:45 p.m. CEST on June 29th. The show will also be available to watch on My5 and Sky On-Demand in the UK beginning June 29th. See full list of nominees below; ALBUM OF THE YEAR AFTER HOURS – THE WEEKND BLAME IT ON BABY – DABABY GOOD NEWS – MEGAN THEE STALLION HEAUX TALES – JAZMINE SULLIVAN KING’S DISEASE – NAS UNGODLY HOUR – CHLOE X HALLE BEST COLLABORATION CARDI B FT. MEGAN THEE STALLION – WAP DABABY FT. RODDY RICCH – ROCKSTAR DJ KHALED FT. DRAKE – POPSTAR JACK HARLOW FT. DABABY, TORY LANEZ & LIL WAYNE – WHATS POPPIN (REMIX) MEGAN THEE STALLION FT. DABABY – CRY BABY POP SMOKE FT. LIL BABY & DABABY – FOR THE NIGHT BEST FEMALE R&B / POP ARTIST BEYONCÉ H.E.R. JAZMINE SULLIVAN JHENÉ AIKO SUMMER WALKER SZA BEST MALE R&B / POP ARTIST 6LACK ANDERSON .PAAK CHRIS BROWN GIVEON TANK THE WEEKND BEST NEW ARTIST COI LERAY FLO MILLI GIVEON JACK HARLOW LATTO POOH SHIESTY BEST GROUP 21 SAVAGE & METRO BOOMIN CHLOE X HALLE CHRIS BROWN & YOUNG THUG CITY GIRLS MIGOS SILK SONIC BEST FEMALE HIP HOP ARTIST CARDI B COI LERAY DOJA CAT MEGAN THEE STALLION LATTO SAWEETIE BEST MALE HIP HOP ARTIST DABABY DRAKE J. COLE JACK HARLOW LIL BABY POP SMOKE DR. BOBBY JONES BEST GOSPEL/INSPIRATIONAL AWARD BEBE WINANS – IN JESUS NAME CECE WINANS – NEVER LOST H.E.R. – HOLD US TOGETHER KIRK FRANKLIN – STRONG GOD MARVIN SAPP – THANK YOU FOR IT ALL TAMELA MANN – TOUCH FROM YOU BET HER AWARD ALICIA KEYS FT. KHALID – SO DONE BRANDY FT. CHANCE THE RAPPER – BABY MAMA BRI STEVES – ANTI QUEEN CHLOE X HALLE – BABY GIRL CIARA FT. ESTER DEAN – ROOTED SZA – GOOD DAYS BEST INTERNATIONAL ACT AYA NAKAMURA (FRANCE) BURNA BOY (NIGERIA) DIAMOND PLATNUMZ (TANZANIA) EMICIDA (BRAZIL) HEADIE ONE (UK) WIZKID (NIGERIA) YOUNG T & BUGSEY (UK) YOUSSOUPHA (FRANCE) VIEWER’S CHOICE AWARD CARDI B FT. MEGAN THEE STALLION – WAP CHRIS BROWN & YOUNG THUG – GO CRAZY DABABY FT. RODDY RICCH – ROCKSTAR DJ KHALED FT. DRAKE – POPSTAR DRAKE FT. LIL DURK – LAUGH NOW CRY LATER LIL BABY – THE BIGGER PICTURE MEGAN THEE STALLION FT. BEYONCÉ – SAVAGE (REMIX) SILK SONIC – LEAVE THE DOOR OPEN VIDEO OF THE YEAR CARDI B – UP CARDI B FT. MEGAN THEE STALLION – WAP CHLOE X HALLE – DO IT CHRIS BROWN & YOUNG THUG – GO CRAZY DRAKE FT. LIL DURK – LAUGH NOW CRY LATER SILK SONIC – LEAVE THE DOOR OPEN VIDEO DIRECTOR OF THE YEAR BENNY BOOM BRUNO MARS AND FLORENT DÉCHARD COLE BENNETT COLIN TILLEY DAVE MEYERS HYPE WILLIAMS BEST MOVIE COMING 2 AMERICA JUDAS AND THE BLACK MESSIAH MA RAINEY’S BLACK BOTTOM ONE NIGHT IN MIAMI… SOUL THE UNITED STATES VS. BILLIE HOLIDAY BEST ACTRESS ANDRA DAY ANGELA BASSETT ISSA RAE JURNEE SMOLLETT VIOLA DAVIS ZENDAYA BEST ACTOR ALDIS HODGE CHADWICK BOSEMAN DAMSON IDRIS DANIEL KALUUYA EDDIE MURPHY LAKEITH STANFIELD YOUNGSTARS AWARD ALEX R. HIBBERT ETHAN HUTCHISON LONNIE CHAVIS MARSAI MARTIN MICHAEL EPPS STORM REID SPORTSWOMAN OF THE YEAR AWARD A’JA WILSON CANDACE PARKER CLARESSA SHIELDS NAOMI OSAKA SERENA WILLIAMS SKYLAR DIGGINS-SMITH SPORTSMAN OF THE YEAR AWARD KYRIE IRVING LEBRON JAMES PATRICK MAHOMES RUSSELL WESTBROOK RUSSELL WILSON STEPHEN CURRY Executive Producers for the “BET Awards” 2021 broadcast special are Connie Orlando, EVP of Specials, Music Programming, and Music Strategy at BET, and Jesse Collins, CEO of Jesse Collins Entertainment. The ‘Viewer’s Choice Award’ for the “BET AWARDS” 2021 begins voting on June 7th. Visit BET.com/Awards for the most up-to-date “BET AWARDS” 2021 news and information, including details on audience selection and eligibility.