BET Award for Best International Act/Nominees 2021
Naseeb Abdul Juma Issack, popularly known by his stage name Diamond Platnumz, and often referred to as "Simba" or "The King of Bongo-Flava" is a Tanzanian bongo flava recording artist, actor, dancer, philanthropist and a businessman from Tandale, Dar es Salaam.
Damini Ebunoluwa Ogulu, known professionally as Burna Boy, is a Nigerian singer, songwriter, rapper, and dancer. He is one of the biggest and most successful African artists. He rose to prominence in 2012 after releasing "Like to Party", the lead single from his debut studio album L.I.F.E.
Aya Coco Danioko, known by her stage name Aya Nakamura, is a French-Malian pop singer. She is best known for her hit song "Djadja" that has more than 700 million views on YouTube. She was born in Bamako and immigrated to France with her family, growing up in Aulnay-sous-Bois.
Ayodeji Ibrahim Balogun, known professionally as Wizkid, Wizzy or Starboy, is a Nigerian singer and songwriter. One of Africa's biggest artists, Wizkid is the most decorated Nigerian artist ever, and one of the most revolutionary Afro-pop artists of the modern era.
Irving Ampofo Adjei, known professionally as Headie One, is a British rapper, singer and songwriter. In 2018, he released the mixtape The One, which included the single "Know Better", featuring rapper RV, that became an "underground hit". He is a member of the drill rap group OFB.
Leandro Roque de Oliveira, better known by his stage name Emicida, is a Brazilian rapper, singer, songwriter and MC. The rapper is known for his impromptu rhymes, that made him one of the most respected MCs in Brazil.
Young T & Bugsey are a British hip hop duo from Nottingham, consisting of rappers Ra'chard "Young T" Tucker and Doyin "Bugsey" Julius.
Youssoupha Mabiki, better known by his nickname Youssoupha is a French rapper of Congolese descent.