2021 BET Awards: Diamond Platnumz Nominated, To Battle With Burna Boy, Wizkid For “Best International Act” Category [See Full List]

By Stermy 7 Min Read

One of Africa’s big music stars, Tanzanian singer and songwriter, Naseeb Abdul Juma Issack, popularly known as Diamond Platnumz gets nominated for the 2021 BET Awards.

The WCB boss and the king of Bongo Flava was nominated in the “Best International Act” category which was announced by BET yesterday, Thursday, 27th May 2021.

2021 BET Awards: Diamond Platnumz Nominated, To Battle With Burna Boy, Wizkid For "Best International Act" Category [See Full List]
Diamond Platnumz Nominated For 2021 BET Awards “Best International Act”

Diamond Platnumz who recently blasted Forbes for not properly researching to know more about him before including him in their list of Top Richest African Artistes happens to be the only artiste nominated from East Africa flying high the flag of Tanzania.

He will be competing with two of his brothers from West Africa, two of Africa’s top-notch artistes all the way from Nigeria, Grammy winning artistes Burna Boy and Wizkid as well as five other great artistes in the same category.

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The Tanzanian superstar, Diamond Platnumz; will be competing with the likes of Burna Boy, and Wizkid from Nigeria; Aya Nakamura and Youssoupha both from France; Brazilian act, Emicida; British acts, the rapper Headie One and the duo Yung T and Bugsey in the same category as well.

Diamond’s signed artiste, Rayvanny made history back in 2017 as he became the first artiste from Tanzania to win a BET Award, after being crowned “THE BET Viewers Choice Best New International Act”.

Well we at Townflex.com wish him well.

The nomination for the BET Awards 2021 was announced yesterday, Thursday, May 27th, 2021, the show will air live on Sunday, June 27 on BET.

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Full List 2021 BET awards Winners:


Lifetime Achievement BET Award

  • Queen Latifah [WINNER]


Shine a Light Award

  • Darnella Frazier [WINNER]


Best Album

  • The Weeknd, After Hours
  • DaBaby, Blame It on Baby
  • Megan Thee Stallion, Good News
  • Jazmine Sullivan, Heaux Tales [WINNER]
  • Nas, King’s Disease
  • Chloe x Halle, Ungodly Hour


Best Collaboration

  • Cardi B ft. Megan Thee Stallion – “WAP” [WINNER]
  • DaBaby ft. Roddy Ricch – “Rockstar”
  • DJ Khaled ft. Drake – “Popstar”
  • Jack Harlow ft. DaBaby, Tory Lanez, and Lil Wayne – “Whats Poppin (Remix)”
  • Megan Thee Stallion ft. DaBaby – “Cry Baby”
  • Pop Smoke ft. Lil Baby and DaBaby – “For the Night”


Best Female R&B / Pop Artist

  • Beyoncé
  • H.E.R. [WINNER]
  • Jazmine Sullivan
  • Jhené Aiko
  • Summer Walker
  • SZA


Best Male R&B / Pop Artist

  • 6lack
  • Anderson .Paak
  • Chris Brown [WINNER]
  • Giveon
  • Tank
  • The Weeknd


Best New Artist

  • Coi Leray
  • Flo Milli
  • Giveon [WINNER]
  • Jack Harlow
  • Latto
  • Pooh Shiesty


Best Group

  • 21 Savage and Metro Boomin
  • Chloe X Halle
  • Chris Brown and Young Thug
  • City Girls
  • Migos
  • Silk Sonic [WINNER]


Best Female Hip-Hop Artist

  • Cardi B
  • Coi Leray
  • Doja Cat
  • Megan Thee Stallion [WINNER]
  • Latto
  • Saweetie

Best Male Hip-Hop Artist

  • DaBaby
  • Drake
  • J. Cole
  • Jack Harlow
  • Lil Baby [WINNER]
  • Pop Smoke

Dr. Bobby Jones Best Gospel/Inspirational Award

  • Bebe Winans – “In Jesus Name”
  • Cece Winans – “Never Lost
  • H.E.R. – “Hold Us Together”
  • Kirk Franklin – “Strong God” [WINNER]
  • Marvin Sapp – “Thank You for It All”
  • Tamela Mann – “Touch From You”

BET Her Award

  • Alicia Keys ft. Khalid – “So Done”
  • Brandy ft. Chance the Rapper – “Baby Mama”
  • Bri Steves – “Anti Queen”
  • Chloe x Halle – “Baby Girl”
  • Ciara ft. Ester Dean – “Rooted”
  • SZA – “Good Days” [WINNER]

Best International Act

  • Aya Nakamura (France)
  • Burna Boy (Nigeria) [WINNER]
  • Diamond Platnumz (Tanzania)
  • Emicida (Brazil)
  • Headie One (U.K.)
  • Wizkid (Nigeria)
  • Young T & Bugsey (U.K.)
  • Youssoupha (France)

Viewer’s Choice: Best New International Act

  • Bree Runway (U.K.) [WINNER]
  • Arlo Parks (U.K.)
  • Bramsito (France)
  • Elaine (South Africa)
  • MC Dricka (Brazil)
  • Ronisia (France)
  • Tems (Nigeria)

Viewer’s Choice Award

  • Cardi B ft. Megan Thee Stallion – “WAP”
  • Chris Brown and Young Thug – “Go Crazy”
  • DaBaby ft. Roddy Ricch – “Rockstar”
  • DJ Khaled ft. Drake – “Popstar”
  • Drake ft. Lil Durk – “Laugh Now Cry Later”
  • Lil Baby – “The Bigger Picture”
  • Megan Thee Stallion ft. Beyoncé – “Savage (Remix)” [WINNER]
  • Silk Sonic – “Leave the Door Open”

Video of the Year

  • Cardi B – “Up”
  • Cardi B ft. Megan Thee Stallion – “WAP” [WINNER]
  • Chloe X Halle – “Do It”
  • Chris Brown and Young Thug – “Go Crazy”
  • Drake ft. Lil Durk – “Laugh Now Cry Later”
  • Silk Sonic – “Leave the Door Open”

Video Director of the Year

  • Benny Boom
  • Bruno Mars and Florent Déchard [WINNER]
  • Cole Bennett
  • Colin Tilley
  • Dave Meyers
  • Hype Williams

Best Movie

  • Coming 2 America
  • Judas and the Black Messiah [WINNER]
  • Ma Rainey’s Black Bottom
  • One Night in Miami
  • Soul
  • The United States vs. Billie Holiday

Best Actress

  • Andra Day [WINNER]
  • Angela Bassett
  • Issa Rae
  • Jurnee Smollett
  • Viola Davis
  • Zendaya

Best Actor

  • Aldis Hodge
  • Chadwick Boseman [WINNER]
  • Damson Idris
  • Daniel Kaluuya
  • Eddie Murphy
  • Lakeith Stanfield

Youngstars Award

  • Alex R. Hibbert
  • Ethan Hutchison
  • Lonnie Chavis
  • Marsai Martin [WINNER]
  • Michael Epps
  • Storm Reid

Sportswoman of the Year Award

  • A’ja Wilson
  • Candace Parker
  • Claressa Shields
  • Naomi Osaka [WINNER]
  • Serena Williams
  • Skylar Diggins-Smith

Sportsman of the Year Award

  • Kyrie Irving
  • Lebron James [WINNER]
  • Patrick Mahomes
  • Russell Westbrook
  • Russell Wilson
  • Stephen Curry

Also See This: Burna Boy Wins Best International Act 3rd Time In A Role (Watch Video) BET AWARDS 2021

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