Tanzanian star Diamond Platinumz has been nominated for the Best International Act prize in the upcoming BET Awards 2021.
He will be battling against other African artists including Nigeriaâ€™s BurnaBoy and Wizkid.
BET awards aims to recognize black excellence across music, television, film, and sports to showcase the best, brightest, and most beautiful aspects of the black experience.
This yearâ€™s event will be aired on Sunday, June 27 with a live show audience from Microsoft Theater in Los Angeles.
Among other top nominees include rappersÂ Megan Thee Stallion, DaBaby, Cardi B and Drake.
In the last yearâ€™s event held virtually, Kenyan rapper Khaligraph Jones earned his first nomination in the Best International Flow category.
Although he lost it to UKâ€™s Stormzy, Khaligraph noted that it was one of his greatest achievements in his career.
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