Singer, Tems Nominated for BET “Best New International Act” Viewer’s Choice Awards 2021

Nigerian singer, Temilade Openiyi, popularly called Tems has been nominated for the 2021 BET Awards.

Tems was nominated alongside other rappers and singers like South African R&B singer, Elaine; British acts; Arlo Parks and Bree Runway.

Grammy Award winner, Burna Boy was also nominated for “Best New International Act” alongside French singers, Aya Nakamura and Youssoupha, and others.

The BET Awards 2021 will air Live on Monday, June 28.

“The ‘Viewer’s Choice: Best New International Act’ category was created to award breakthrough talent and emerging voices in music from around the world,” said Monde Twala, SVP of BET International. “We’re thrilled to honour this year’s exceptional nominees on the global ‘BET Awards’ platform.”

The nominees for the ‘BET Awards 2021 Viewer’s Choice: Best New International Act’ category are:

TEMS (NIGERIA)

ELAINE (SOUTH AFRICA)

ARLO PARKS (UK)

BRAMSITO (FRANCE)

BREE RUNWAY (UK)

MC DRICKA (BRAZIL)

RONISIA (FRANCE)

Previously announced nominees according to the category for the BET Awards 2021 are:

BEST INTERNATIONAL ACT
WIZKID (NIGERIA)

BURNA BOY (NIGERIA)

AYA NAKAMURA (FRANCE)

DIAMOND PLATNUMZ (TANZANIA)

EMICIDA (BRAZIL)

HEADIE ONE (UK)

YOUNG T & BUGSEY (UK)

YOUSSOUPHA (FRANCE)

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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

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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 – WHAT’S POPPIN (REMIX)

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POP SMOKE FT. LIL BABY & DABABY – FOR THE NIGHT

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H.E.R.

JAZMINE SULLIVAN

JHENÉ AIKO

SUMMER WALKER

SZA

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CHRIS BROWN

GIVEON

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THE WEEKND

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LATTO

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BEBE WINANS – IN JESUS NAME

CECE WINANS – NEVER LOST

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KIRK FRANKLIN – STRONG GOD

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TAMELA MANN – TOUCH FROM YOU

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DJ KHALED FT. DRAKE – POPSTAR

DRAKE FT. LIL DURK – LAUGH NOW CRY LATER

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JURNEE SMOLLETT

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ZENDAYA

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DANIEL KALUUYA

EDDIE MURPHY

LAKEITH STANFIELD

YOUNGSTARS AWARD
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MARSAI MARTIN

MICHAEL EPPS

STORM REID

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CANDACE PARKER

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SERENA WILLIAMS

SKYLAR DIGGINS-SMITH

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KYRIE IRVING

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PATRICK MAHOMES

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