Stonebwoy, Wizkid, Mr Eazi, Babes Wodumo & More Scoop 2017 BET Awards Nomination

Who is ready for the 2017 BET Awards? The nominees list for the Black Entertainment Television Awards which is  is scheduled to take place on Sunday 25 June at the Microsoft Theater (USA) is out and as usual our African stars have scooped a nomination.

In 2015 Ghanaian dancehall sensation Stonebwoy won his first ever BET Award, will history repeat itself? Well he goes head to head with Nigeria’s Wizkid, Tekno, Davido and Mr Eazi and also South Africa’s AKA, Nasty C and Babes Wodumo for the Best International Act: Africa category.

Can I say I’m actually happy for Nasty C and Babes Wodumo because these two are basically the new kids on the block!

British-Ghanaian and Nigerian stars: Stormzy and Skepta also have also been nominated for Best International Act: Europe category. Peep the nominees list is list below: 

Best International Act: Africa

AKA (South Africa)
BABES WODUMO (South Africa)
DAVIDO (Nigeria)
NASTY C (South Africa)
STONEBWOY (Ghana)
TEKNO (Nigeria)
WIZKID (Nigeria)
MR EAZI (Nigeria)

Best International Act: Europe
BOOBA (France)
MHD (France)
CRAIG DAVID (UK)
EMELI SANDÉ (UK)
GIGGS (UK)
SKEPTA (UK)
STORMZY (UK)
WILEY (UK)


Best Female R&B/Pop Artist

BEYONCÉ
KEHLANI
MARY J. BLIGE
RIHANNA
SOLANGE


Best Male R&B/Pop Artist

BRUNO MARS
CHRIS BROWN
THE WEEKND
TREY SONGZ
USHER


Best Group

2 CHAINZ & LIL WAYNE
A TRIBE CALLED QUEST
FAT JOE & REMY MA
MIGOS
RAE SREMMURD


Best Collaboration

BEYONCÉ FT. KENDRICK LAMAR – FREEDOM
CHANCE THE RAPPER FT. 2 CHAINZ & LIL WAYNE – NO PROBLEM
CHRIS BROWN FT. GUCCI MANE & USHER – PARTY
DJ KHALED FT. BEYONCÉ & JAY Z – SHINING
MIGOS FT. LIL UZI VERT – BAD AND BOUJEE
RAE SREMMURD FT. GUCCI MANE – BLACK BEATLES


Best Male Hip-Hop Artist

BIG SEAN
CHANCE THE RAPPER
DRAKE
FUTURE
J. COLE
KENDRICK LAMAR


Best Female Hip-Hop Artist

CARDI B
MISSY ELLIOTT
NICKI MINAJ
REMY MA
YOUNG M.A.


Video of the Year

BEYONCÉ – SORRY
BIG SEAN – BOUNCE BACK
BRUNO MARS – 24K MAGIC
MIGOS FT. LIL UZI VERT – BAD AND BOUJEE
SOLANGE – CRANES IN THE SKY


Video Director of the Year

BENNY BOOM – KEHLANI “CRZY”
BRUNO MARS & JONATHAN LIA – BRUNO MARS “THAT’S WHAT I LIKE”
DIRECTOR X – ZAYN MALIK “LIKE I WOULD”
HYPE WILLIAMS – TYGA “GUCCI SNAKES FT. DESIIGNER”
KAHLIL JOSEPH & BEYONCÉ KNOWLES-CARTER – BEYONCÉ “SORRY”


Best New Artist

21 SAVAGE
CARDI B
CHANCE THE RAPPER
KHALID
YOUNG M.A.


Album of the Year

24K MAGIC – BRUNO MARS
4 YOUR EYEZ ONLY – J. COLE
A SEAT AT THE TABLE – SOLANGE
COLORING BOOK – CHANCE THE RAPPER
LEMONADE – BEYONCÉ


Dr. Bobby Jones Best Gospel/Inspirational Award

CECE WINANS – NEVER HAVE TO BE ALONE
FANTASIA FT. TYE TRIBBETT – I MADE IT
KIRK FRANKLIN FT. SARAH REEVES, TASHA COBBS & TAMELA MANN – MY WORLD NEEDS YOU
LECRAE – CAN’T STOP ME NOW (DESTINATION)
TAMELA MANN – GOD PROVIDES


Best Actress

GABRIELLE UNION
ISSA RAE
JANELLE MONÁE
TARAJI P. HENSON
VIOLA DAVIS


Best Actor

BRYSHERE Y. GRAY
DENZEL WASHINGTON
DONALD GLOVER
MAHERSHALA ALI
OMARI HARDWICK


Young Stars Award

ACE HUNTER
CALEB MCLAUGHLIN
JADEN SMITH
MARSAI MARTIN
YARA SHAHIDI


Best Movie

FENCES
GET OUT
HIDDEN FIGURES
MOONLIGHT
THE BIRTH OF A NATION


Sportswoman of the Year Award

GABBY DOUGLAS
SERENA WILLIAMS
SIMONE BILES
SKYLAR DIGGINS
VENUS WILLIAMS


Sportsman of the Year Award

CAM NEWTON
LEBRON JAMES
ODELL BECKHAM JR.
RUSSELL WESTBROOK
STEPHEN CURRY


Centric Award

FANTASIA – SLEEPING WITH THE ONE I LOVE
KEHLANI – DISTRACTION
MARY J. BLIGE – THICK OF IT
SOLANGE – CRANES IN THE SKY
SYD – ALL ABOUT ME
YUNA – CRUSH FT. USHER


Coca-Cola Viewers’ Choice Award

BEYONCÉ – SORRY
BRUNO MARS – 24K MAGIC
DRAKE – FAKE LOVE
MIGOS FT. LIL UZI VERT – BAD AND BOUJEE
RAE SREMMURD FT. GUCCI MANE – BLACK BEATLES
THE WEEKND FT. DAFT PUNK – STARBOY

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