The popular Nigerian female music star, Temilade Openiyi, better known for her stage name as Tems has been selected amongst others for “Best new international act” in the BET Awards coming up on Monday, June 28th,2021.
She was nominated alongside South African R&B singer, Elaine; British acts; Arlo Parks and Bree Runway, who are both rappers and singers.
Burna Boy another Nigerian Grammy Awards winner has also been nominated for “Best New International Act” along with French singers, Aya Nakamura and Youssoupha, and others.
“The ‘Viewer’s Choice: Best New International Act’ category was established to award breakthrough and emerging musical talents from around the world,” according to Monde Twala, SVP of BET International. “We’re delighted to honor this year’s exceptional nominees on the global ‘BET Awards’ platform.”