Sjava, Cassper & Distruction Boyz bag #BETAwards2018 Nominations

In a BET Awards first, the top nominees from Africa and Europe (as voted for by an academy of industry experts) will now compete for the Best International Act category, with the winner being honoured as part of the US broadcast. This category includes South African rapper Cassper Nyovest, Gqom evolutionists Distruction Boyz, Nigerian musicians Davido and Tiwa Savage and Congolese star Fally Ipupa. Also included in the category are French performers Booba and Dadju and UK acts J HusStefflon Don and Stormzy.

Africa is also widely represented in the Viewer’s Choice “Best International Act” where musiciansSjava (South Africa)Niniola (Nigeria) and Kwesi Arthur (Ghana) are up against seven other acts from other countries in the category which is now open for voting, and will close on 20 June at 00:59CAT.

To cast your vote for the BET Awards 2018 favourite nominees Viewer’s Choice “Best International Act” nominees on BET.com and on both Twitter and Instagram @BET_Africa @BET_TV_FR @BET_Intl using each artist’s designated hashtags as per below.

MC SOFFIA (BRAZIL) – #IPICKMCSOFFIA18
PRINCE WALY (FRANCE)  #IPICKWALY18
TAKE A MIC (FRANCE) – #IPICKTAKEAMIC18
KWESI ARTHUR (GHANA) – #IPICKKWESIA18
NINIOLA (NIGERIA) – #IPICKNINIOLA18
SJAVA (SOUTH AFRICA) – #IPICKSJAVA18
SIK-K (SOUTH KOREA) – #IPICKSIKK18
NAILAH BLACKMAN (TRINIDAD AND TOBAGO) – #IPICKNAILAHB18
NOT3S (UK) – #IPICKNOT3S18
IAMDDB (UK) – #IPICKIAMDDB18

A full list of the  BET Awards 2018 nominees is now available here.

The BET Awards 2018 will be broadcast in association with Russian Bear Vodka, powered by MetroFM on Tuesday, 26 June 2018, starting with a pre-show at 18:00 CAT followed by the main awards show at 20:00 CAT and conclude with a post-show immediately after.

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