BET Awards 2017: Check Out The African Acts That Made The Cut For Nominations



The BET Awards 2017 is meant to be aired live on Sunday, June 25, at 8 p.m. ET. The list of nominees was released yesterday and not surprisingly, Beyonce led with seven nominations.

This year, however, Beyonce will be facing off against her sister, Solange, in some of those categories. In the Best International Act: Africa category, Nigeria leads the charge with three artists.

Without wasting time, here is the complete list of nominees for the BET Awards 2017;

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

BET Awards 2017 Best Group

2 Chainz & Lil Wayne

A Tribe Called Quest

Fat Joe & Remy Ma

Migos

Rae Sremmurd

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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

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”

BET Awards 2017

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”

BET Awards 2017 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

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Youngstars Award

Ace Hunter

Caleb Mclaughlin

Jaden Smith

Marsai Martin

Yara Shahidi

BET Awards 2017 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”

BET Awards 2017

Best International Act: Europe

Booba (France)

Mhd (France)

Craig David (UK)

Emeli Sandé (UK)

Giggs (UK)

Skepta (UK)Stormzy (UK)

Stormzy (UK)

Wiley (UK)

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)

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