Wizkid, Yemi Alade & More Nominated for “Best International Act: Africa” for the 2016 BET Awards | See Full List of Nominees

The nomination list for the 2016 BET Awards is out and Drake tops the list with 9 nominations in “Best Collaboration”, “Best Male Hip-Hop”, “Best Video” and more categories.

In the “Best International Act: Africa” category we have AKA (South Africa), Black Coffee (South Africa), Cassper Nyovest (South Africa), Diamond Platnumz(Tanzania), Mzvee (Ghana), Serge Beynaud (Cote D’ivoire), Wizkid (Nigeria) and Yemi Alade (Nigeria).

BET Networks recognizes artists, entertainers, and athletes across over 20 categories with the 2016 “BET Awards” nominations. The nominations are selected by BET’s Voting Academy, which is comprised of fans and an esteemed group of entertainment professionals in the fields of television, film, music, social media, digital marketing, sports journalism, public relations, and the creative arts.

See the full list of nominees below.

Best Female R&B/Pop Artist

  • Adele
  • Andra Day
  • Beyoncé
  • K. Michelle
  • Rihanna

Best Male R&B/Pop Artist

  • Bryson Tiller
  • Chris Brown
  • Jeremih
  • The Weeknd
  • Tyrese

Best Group

  • 2 Chainz & Lil Wayne
  • Drake & Future
  • Puff Daddy & The Family
  • Rae Sremmurd
  • The Internet

Best Collaboration

  • Big Sean Ft. Chris Brown & Ty Dolla $Ign – Play No Games
  • Big Sean Ft. Kanye West & John Legend – One Man Can Change The World
  • Future Ft. Drake – Where Ya At
  • Nicki Minaj Ft. Beyoncé – Feeling Myself
  • Rihanna Ft. Drake – Work

Best Male Hip Hop Artist

  • Drake
  • Fetty Wap
  • Future
  • J. Cole
  • Kanye West
  • Kendrick Lamar

Best Female Hip Hop Artist

  • Dej Loaf
  • Lil Kim
  • Missy Elliott
  • Nicki Minaj
  • Remy Ma

Video Of The Year

  • Beyoncé – Formation
  • Bryson Tiller – Don’t
  • Drake – Hotline Bling
  • Kendrick Lamar – Alright
  • Rihanna Ft. Drake – Work

Video Director Of The Year

  • Benny Boom
  • Chris Brown
  • Colin Tilley & The Little Homies
  • Director X
  • Hype Williams

 

Best New Artist

  • Alessia Cara
  • Andra Day
  • Bryson Tiller
  • Kehlani
  • Tory Lanez

Dr. Bobby Jones Best Gospel/Inspirational Award

  • Anthony Brown & Group Therapy
  • Erica Campbell
  • Kirk Franklin
  • Lecrae
  • Tamela Mann
  • Tasha Cobbs

Best Actress

  • Gabrielle Union
  • Kerry Washington
  • Taraji P. Henson
  • Tracee Ellis Ross
  • Viola Davis

Best Actor

  • Anthony Anderson
  • Courtney B. Vance
  • Idris Elba
  • Michael B. Jordan
  • O’shea Jackson Jr.

Youngstars Award

  • Amandla Stenberg
  • Quvenzhané Wallis
  • Silentó
  • Willow Smith
  • Yara Shahidi

Best Movie

  • Beasts Of No Nation
  • Concussion
  • Creed
  • Dope
  • Straight Outta Compton

Sportswoman Of The Year

  • Cheyenne Woods
  • Gabrielle Douglas
  • Serena Williams
  • Skylar Diggins
  • Venus Williams

Sportsman Of The Year

  • Cam Newton
  • Kobe Bryant
  • Lebron James
  • Odell Beckham Jr.
  • Stephen Curry

Coca-Cola Viewers’ Choice Award

  • Beyoncé – Formation
  • Bryson Tiller – Don’t
  • Chris Brown – Back To Sleep
  • Drake – Hotline Bling
  • Future Ft. Drake – Where Ya At
  • Rihanna Ft. Drake – Work

Centric Award

  • Andra Day – Rise Up
  • Beyoncé – Formation
  • K. Michelle – Not A Little Bit
  • Rihanna – Bbhmm
  • The Internet – Under Control

Best International Act Africa

  • Aka (South Africa)
  • Black Coffee (South Africa)
  • Cassper Nyovest (South Africa)
  • Diamond Platnumz (Tanzania)
  • Mzvee (Ghana)
  • Serge Beynaud (Cote D’ivoire)
  • Wizkid (Nigeria)
  • Yemi Alade (Nigeria)

Best International Act Uk

  • Kano
  • Krept & Konan
  • Lianne La Havas
  • Skepta
  • Stormzy
  • Tinie Tempah

The 2016 BET Awards is set to hold on Sunday, 26th of June, 2016.

About Joevanni Trapattoni 8646 Articles
An IT personnel who is also into multimedia and sound. He has a passion for writing sports, and general news.

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