Nigerian singer, Tems has been nominated for the Viewers Choice: Best New International Category at the 2021 BET Awards.
BET International announced the ‘BET Awards 2021 Viewer’s Choice: Best New International Act’ nominees today, with Nigeria’s Tems and South Africa’s Elaine clinching two spots, alongside British acts; Arlo Parks and Bree Runway, who are both rappers and singers.
The BET Awards organizers shared this information via their official Instagram page. They posted a photo of Tems in a nominee frame and wrote;
Give it up for this years’ Viewers’ Choice: Best New International Act Nominee @temsbaby. Like this post to vote.
Tems on the other hand, shared the post on her Instagram story and thanked her fans for making it happen. She said, “Crazy, Crazy, crazyyy. Rebel Gang to the 🌍 NAIJA I love you ❤️🕊️🕊️🕊️”
This year’s BET Award ceremony is looking like it’s going to have its own fair share of African representation, as Nigerian superstars, Wizkid, Burna Boy were also nominated in the Best New International Act category.
Tems collaboration with Wizkid, ‘Essence’has remained a hit as it makes rounds across the world. She also recently dropped her debut EP, For Broken Ears, and got a next-rated nomination at the 2021 Headies.