Wizkid, Burna Boy, nominated for 2021 ‘Best International Act’ BET Awards

By Ekaete Bassey

Grammy-winning superstars, Ayodeji Ibrahim Balogun, popularly known as Wizkid and Damini Ogulu, popularly known as Burna Boy got a nomination each at the 2021 BET Awards.

BET announced this on their official Instagram page on Thursday, the 27th of May 2021.

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.

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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).

Wizkid and Burna Boy won the “Best Music Video” and “Best Global Music Album” categories respectively at the 2021 Grammy Awards.

In 2020, Wizkid also won the “BET HER” Award for “Brown Skin Girl.”

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