Elaine continues her global reign with a nomination at this year’s BET Awards
Elaine has been nominated at this year’s BET Awards in the Viewer’s Choice category for Best International Act. This makes her the only South African act to be nominated this year and the second African act nominated in the category alongside Nigeria’s Tems.
Elaine took to Instagram to thank her fans for the love and support. “Patience is virtue, the heart works best when humble & God is faithful. Wouldn’t be here without my shining stars. Love you guys,” she wrote.
BET released the list of nominees for this year’s nominee’s with Megan Thee Stallion and DaBaby leading the pack with seven nods each. Drake and Cardi B follow with five nominations each while four nominations went to Chris Brown, Chloe x Halle, Bruno Mars and Anderson .Paak. While African heavyweights Wizkid, Burnaboy and Diamond Platnumz scored three nominations in the best international act category.
Elaine has been making big moves internationally working with heavyweights such as Kaytranada and a rumored collaboration with Drake.
Elaine will be moving to America soon and cement herself as a global superstar. In an interview with News24 she explains that this move is necessary. “It is a big step. I am leaving everything and everyone that I know behind for this dream. But I am like if it can go this far, surely it can go a bit further. I am willing to take the leap of faith,” the singer says.