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AKA, WIZKID, DAVIDO & TEKNO AMONG OTHERS NOMINATED FOR BET BEST INTERNATIONAL ACT AFRICA

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The 2017 BET Awards honors eight leading African artists who are blazing up the African music scene.

Holding up the torch for South African hip-hop is chart topping don, AKA, rising star, Nasty C and the inimitable dance and house music sensation, Babes Wodumo. Nigeria enjoys a strong representation with Wizkid who is no stranger to the awards, the infinitely talented Teknoenterprising singer Mr Eazi, singer and producer Davido and one of the leading reggae and dancehall artists, Stonebwoy from Ghana rounding up the nominees for the Best International Act: Africa.  

Beyoncé dominates this year’s nominations with a total of seven including Best Female R&B/Pop Artist, Best Collaboration’ with Kendrick Lamar for Freedom,  Video of the Year and Album of the Year for Lemonade.

Bruno Mars follows with five nods including Album of the Year, Best Male R&B/Pop Artist, and Video of the Year’for 24K Magic.  Other nominees include Solange, nominated for four awards and who is up against sister Beyoncé for Best Female R&B/Pop Artist.

Chance the Rapper and Migos receive four nominations as well, Chance the Rapper nominated for Best Male Hip-Hop Artist and Best New Artist and Migos for Best Group and Best Collaboration for their 1 hit Bad and Boujee with Lil Uzi Vert.

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