Three African artists have been nominated for the international award in this year’s American BET Awards.
Tanzania’s Diamond Platinumz, Nigeria’s Wizkid and Burna Boy are nominated among UK and French artists in the category.
Burna Boy was the winner of the category last year.
The BET awards will be held on 27 June and will return a live audience after being hosted virtually last year because of coronavirus.
American artists Megan Thee Stallion and DaBaby have each received seven nominations in this year’s awards.
Cardi B and Drake have been nominated for five awards.