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BET Awards 2017: Why Wizkid may win Best International Act over Davido, Tekno [FULL LIST]

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The 2017 edition of the annual Black Entertainment Television, BET, Awards is here. Organizers unveiled the list of nominees in 21 categories that cover music, film and sports. Nigerian music artistes, Davido, Wizkid, Tekno and Mr Eazi have been nominated for 2017 BET best africa international act. BET Awards 2017: Why Wizkid may win Best International Act.

BET Awards 2017: Why Wizkid may win Best International ActLeading with seven nominations is Beyonce in categories including Best Female R&B/Pop Artist, Video of the Year and Album of the Year (Lemonade). Contending with Beyonce in the Best Female R&B/Pop Artiste category are her sister Solange, Rihanna, Mary J. Blige and Kehlani. In the Album of the Year category, Bruno Mars, J.Cole, Chance the Rapper and Solange will be going head to head with Beyonce.

Nigerian music act, Wizkid seems to be on top of his game as this is the second time he would be nominated in the same category. Other Africans in the category are AKA (South African, Nasty C (South African), Babes Wodumo (South African).

BET Awards 2017: Why Wizkid may win Best International Act

Here are the nominees for other categories: [FULL LIST]

Best international act Africa:
Wizkid (Nigeria)

Davido (Nigeria)

Mr Eazi (Nigeria)

BET Awards 2017: Why Wizkid may win Best International ActTekno (Nigeria)

AKA (South Africa)

Stonebwoy (Ghana)

Nasty C (South Africa)

Babes Wodumo (South Africa)

Best Female R&B/Pop Artist



Mary J. Blige



Best Male R&B/Pop Artist

Bruno Mars

Chris Brown

The Weeknd

Trey Songz


Best Group

2 Chainz & Lil Wayne

A Tribe Called Quest

Fat Joe & Remy Ma


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”

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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



J. Cole

Kendrick Lamar

Best Female Hip-Hop Artist

Cardi B

Missy Elliott

Nicki Minaj

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Remy Ma

Young M.A.

Video of the Year

BET Awards 2017: Why Wizkid may win Best International Act
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


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 – Beyonce

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