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WizKid, IcePrince, Sarkodie Nominated Amongst Others For BET Awards 2012 Best International Act: Africa

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It’s been a great year for Nigeria’s WizKid, IcePrince & Ghana’s Sarkodie and we should be seeing them nominated a lot over the next few months of award season. First on the list though they have been nominated at this year’s BET Awards in the Best International Act: Africa category. They join Camp Mulla of Kenya, Lira of South Africa & Mokobe of Mali.

The award ceremony will hold at the Shrine Auditorium in Los Angeles on July 1st 2012, and will be hosted by Samuel L Jackson.

Last year 2face & Dbanj were nominated in the same category and both won a share of the award.

See full list of nominees below:

Best Female R&B Artist
Marsha Ambrosius
Beyoncé
Mary J. Blige
Melanie Fiona
Rihanna

Best Male R&B Artist
Chris Brown
Bruno Mars
Miguel
Trey Songz
Usher

Best Male Hip-Hop Artist
Big Sean
Drake
J. Cole
Lil Wayne
Rick Ross
Young Jeezy

Best Female Hip-Hop Artist
Nicki Minaj
Diamond
Trina
Brianna Perry

Best Group
Bad Meets Evil
Diddy-Dirty Money
Maybach Music Group
Mindless Behavior
The Throne

Best New Artist
A$AP Rocky
Big Sean
Diggy
Future
Meek Mill

Best Collaboration
Beyoncé f/ J. Cole – “Party””
Big Sean f/ Kanye West & Roscoe Dash – “Marvin & Chardonnay”
DJ Khaled f/ Drake, Rick Ross, and Lil Wayne – “I’m On One”
Drake f/ Lil Wayne and Tyga – “The Motto”
The Throne f/ Otis Redding – “Otis”
Wale f/ Miguel – “Lotus Flower Bomb”

Video of the Year
Beyoncé – “Countdown”
Beyoncé – “Love on Top”
Jay-Z & Kanye West – “Ni**as in Paris”
Jay-Z & Kanye West – “Otis”
Usher – “Climax”

Video Director of the Year
Beyoncé and Alan Ferguson
Benny Boom
Chris Brown and Godfrey Tabarez
Kanye West
Hype Williams

Best Gospel
Yolanda Adams
Kim Burrell
James Fortune & FIYA
Fred Hammond
Trin-I-Tee 5:7

YoungStars Award
Astro
Diggy
Jacob Latimore
Keke Palmer
Willow Smith

Viewers’ Choice Award
Drake f/ Lil Wayne & Tyga – “The Motto”
Beyoncé – “Love onTop”
Chris Brown – “Turn Up the Music”
Mindless Behavior – “Hello”
The Throne f/ Otis Redding – “Otis”
Wale f/ Miguel – “Lotus Flower Bomb”

Centric Award
Common
Estelle
Robert Glasper
Robin Thicke
Tyrese

Best International Act: U.K.
Estelle
Labrinth
Emeli Sande
Sway
Wretch 32

Best International Act: Africa
Camp Mulla (Kenya)
Ice Prince (Nigeria)
Lira (South Africa)
Mokobe (Mali)
Sarkodie (Ghana)
Wizkid (Nigeria)

Best Actress
Angela Bassett
Viola Davis
Taraji P. Henson
Regina King
Zoe Saldana

Best Actor
Don Cheadle
Common
Idris Elba
Kevin Hart
Denzel Washington

Best Movie
Good Deeds
Jumping the Broom
Laugh at My Pain
Red Tails
The Help

Sportswoman of the Year
Skylar Diggins
Candace Parker
Brittney Griner
Serena Williams
Venus Williams

Sportsman of the Year
Carmelo Anthony
Kobe Bryant
LeBron James
Victor Cruz
Kevin Durant


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  • kashimawo May 22, 2012 at 5:24 pm

    Give the best africa act to wizkid is the best in africa at the moment..and the sport man of the year should go to lebron james is fantastic this season..

  • mj May 22, 2012 at 6:02 pm

    Hey pple big up to BET I can’t wait holla @ ya all

  • hassan jide May 22, 2012 at 6:10 pm

    Cool one especially d africa category,hope it comes back home ‘nigga’ courtesy of our own iceprince/wizkid.

  • Uchenna samuel May 24, 2012 at 7:51 pm

    I believe u

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