Fast-rising music star, Teni Apata, better known as Teni the Entertainer has been nominated in the best new international act category for the Black Entertainment Television (BET) awards.
The “Case” singer was rewarded for her amazing musical growth in 2018.
Other Nigerian music stars who made the nomination list are Burna Boy and Mr Eazi. They were both nominated in the best international act category alongside AKA (South Africa); Aya Nakamura (France); Dave (U.K.); Dosseh (France) and Giggs (U.K).
The BET Awards were established in 2001 to celebrate African Americans and other American minorities in music, acting, sports, and other fields of entertainment over the past year.
The two artists, alongside Teni were the biggest stars of 2018 dropping fan-favourites all year long. Burna Boy And Mr Eazi also performed at Coachella festival in April.
The late rapper, Nipsey Hussle, also received a posthumous nomination in the hip-hop artiste category.
The 2019 BET awards will take place at the Microsoft Theater in Los Angeles on June 23.