Three Nigerian singers, Burna Boy, Mr Eazi and Teniola Apata aka Teni have all featured powerfully within the 2019 BET Awards nomination list.
BET in continent, a part of the Viacom International Media Networks continent multimedia system amusement portfolio, at a group discussion in Lagos, proclaimed the native nominations for the BET Awards 2019 going down at the Microsoft Theatre in Los Angeles on 23rd June, and premiering live across the continent on BET continent (DStv channel 129) on Monday, June 24, at 19:00 WAT.
The nominees proclaimed within the Best International Act Award class are Nigerian musicians Burna Boy and Mr Eazi aboard South African Hip Hop rapper AKA.
Conjointly enclosed within the class are Dave and Giggs from the united kingdom with Aya Nakamura and Dosseh from France.
Within the fan voted class of Best New International Act is Teniola Apata from Nigeria, Sho Madjodzi from South Africa, Headie One and Augustus from the united kingdom and France’s Jokair and Nesly.
BET can honour the most effective International Act in-show, together with the viewer’s selection fan voted class Best New International Act throughout the live red-carpet pre-show.
The International Act class has honored previous African winners who have gone on to become recognizable worldwide for his or her skills.
Namely, Nigeria’s 2face and D’banj in 2011 and Wizkid in 2017, Ghana’s Sarkodie and Stonebwoy in 2012 and 2015 severally, and South Africa’s Black occasional in 2016.
Last year in 2018, for the primary time, globally acclaimed Davido showing emotion received his BET Best International Act Award go on stage throughout the world broadcast of the show with South Africa’s Sjava in ancient Zulu regalia receiving his Best New International Act at the Red-Carpet Show.
“The BET Awards could be a powerful platform for celebrating and elevating black excellence from round the world,” same Alex Okosi, government vice chairman and director, BET International Viacom International Media Networks continent “We foresee to honouring this year’s Best International Act and Best New International Act throughout the BET Awards main and surround programming which will broadcast to a worldwide audience.”
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