The Nominees were selected based on their performances leading to the end of the year and their personal achievements on and off the arena of their sport.
Following the ratification of the nominees by the selection committee, the public will decide who wins the December Athlete of the Month Award through voting on the web and social media.
Voting opens 17:00 GMT on Tuesday and closes 17:00 GMT a week later.
Lewis Hamilton is one of the very few blackmen of African ancestry making a mark in formula one.
The 35 year-old has been a remarkable force in the circuit for over ten years since starting his professional racing career in 2007, emerging the sport's youngest champion in 2008.
In 2020, he equalled Michael Schumacher's seven titles win with an overall record of 14 podium finishes: 11 first finishes, one second-place, two third place positions; one fourth-place and one seventh-place.
In August, he equalled Michael Schumacher's record of 155 podium finishes in second place at the 70th Anniversary Grand Prix.
Hamilton holds the record for most Formula One wins with a 95th win at the 2020 Bahrain Grand Prix on November 29.
On December 13, he finished third in Abu Dhabi Grand Prix to finish with 282 points and win his seventh F1 title.
He is the world leading driver with 347 points and he capped a remarkable year after with a knighthood by the British Empire.
Asamoah Gyan is Africa's top scorer at the FIFA world Cup. He has played for clubs in Ghana, Italy, England, France, Arabian lands and returned to Ghana to inspire the younger generation.
Gyan made a return to the Ghana Premier League to boost local football with his international profile.
He now plays for local side, Legon Cities FC and is also a musician.â
The 23-year-old Morocco international is becoming an indispensable player for Spanish side Sevilla, whom he joined a year ago.
The striker is currently at position 9 in the top scorer list of La Liga and 8 in the scorers list in the Uefa Champions League.
In December, he helped Sevilla seal qualification to the Uefa Champions League round of 16, scoring a brace against French team, Rennes.
He also contributed one goal to Los Palanganasâ 2-0 crucial victory over rivals Villarreal late December.
Mohamed Salah is an undeniable force in the frontline of English Premier League side, Liverpool and national team, Pharaohs of Egypt.
He has been prolific in the 2020 season of the EPL and Champions for club, and AFCON qualifiers for Egypt.
Salah eclipsed Steven Gerrard as Liverpool's top scorer in the Champions League by scoring in a 1-1 draw against FC Midtjylland on Wednesday, December 9.
The goal came in less than one minute of play, setting another record for the fastest Champions League goal which makes it double for the 28-year-old.