Nigerian hip hop stars, Tiwa Savage and Davido have been nominated in the Best International Act category for the 2018 BET Awards.
The duo will join other acts like South Africa’s Cassper Nyovest and
Gqom evolutionists Distruction Boyz and Congolese star, Fally Ipupa
in the category of the awards which will take place at Microsoft Theater,
Los Angeles, California, United States on Sunday, June 24, 2018.
Also included in the category are French performers Booba and Dadju and
UK acts J Hus, Stefflon Don and Stormzy.
The organisers of the event appear to be appreciating the growing international
appeal of African artists as five artists from the continent have been
honoured in the BET Awards. Commenting on this year’s nominations,
Alex Okosi, Executive Vice President and Managing Director,
Viacom International Media Networks Africa and BET International said:
“We are excited that the Best International Award will be
presented on-stage during the live broadcast.
The inclusion of the award in the main show signals the
influence of international artists globally.”
BET in Africa, part of the Viacom International Media Networks Africa
multimedia entertainment portfolio, on Wednesday announced
the nominations for the BET Awards 2018.