Wizkid-and-Yemi-Alade

 

Despite the fact that Drake dominated the 2016 BET Award nominations, Nigeria’s acts, Yemi Alade and Wizkid are set to battle it out to win the highly coveted award for “Best International Act: Africa”.

Yemi Alade has been nominated for the highly coveted award three times in a row, while Wizkid has won the award in the past. Yemi Alade came under heat last year for attacking the BET Awards organizers for disrespecting African artistes, nonetheless she bagged a nomination.

Below is the full list of nominations; check on it and drop your comments.

 

  • 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 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 UK
    KANO
    KREPT & KONAN
    LIANNE LA HAVAS
    SKEPTA
    STORMZY
    TINIE TEMPAH