Elaine’s BET nomination on an increase
Local R&B musician Elaine continues to shine her black girl magic after she snagged a nomination for this year’s BET Awards.
The You’re The One and Risky hitmaker has been nodded in the category Viewer’s Choice: Best New International Act.
Nigerian singer Tems joins Elaine as the only two African acts to represent the continent in the highly coveted category.
Tems is renowned for her collaboration with Wizkid on hit song Essence as well as the remix of American musician Khalid’s Know Your Worth.
They will duke it out with Arlo Parks and Bree Runway from the UK and MC Dricka from Brazil.
Elaine’s BET nomination
Two artists from France, Ronisia and Bramsit, the only males in the shortlist, complete the nominees in the category.
“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, senior vice-president of BET International.
“We’re thrilled to honour this year’s exceptional nominees on the global BET Awards platform.”
Voting in the category is open on the official BET Awards website from today until June 11.
The winner will be announced when the 21st BET Awards return with a live show in Los Angeles on Sunday, June 27 (Monday, June 28, SA time).
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