Davido, Tiwa Savage nominated for Best International Act at BET awards

Davido, Tiwa Savage nominated for Best International Act at BET awards

- Naija musicians are winning on the international scene

- Davido and Tiwa Savage were recently nominated for the prestigious BET awards

- They were both nominated in the Best International Act category

Nigerian music is still getting recognised in the international scene. This is evident in the exploits of our musicians like Mr Eazi, Wizkid, Davido, Yemi Alade and Tiwa Savage.

As a result of their works, international organizations have started taking notice and are beginning to rate us alongside other world acts.

Davido and Tiwa Savage were recently nominated alongside other African artistes in the Best International Act category at the BET awards that will take place on Sunday, June 25, 2018 at the Microsoft Theater, Los Angeles, California, United States.

Davido, Tiwa Savage nominated for Best International Act at BET awards

Davido

However, this is not the first time OBO has been nominated for this award. In fact, he won the award in 2014. Tiwa was also nominated in the same category that year. Wizkid went home with the award in 2017.

See the full list of nominees below:

Best International Act Award

Booba (France)

Cassper Nyovest (South Africa)

Davido (Nigeria)

Dadju (France)

Distruction Boyz (South Africa)

Fally Ipupa (DR Congo)

J Hus (UK)

Niska (France)

Tiwa Savage (Nigeria)

Stefflon Don (UK)

Stormzy (UK)

Best Female R&B / Pop Artist Award

Beyoncé

SZA

H.E.R.

Rihanna

Kehlani

Davido, Tiwa Savage nominated for Best International Act at BET awards

Tiwa Savage

Best Male R&B / Pop Artist Award

Bruno Mars

Chris Brown

The Weeknd

Khalid

Daniel Caesar

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Best Group Award

Migos

A Tribe Called Quest

N*E*R*D

Rae Sremmurd

Chloe x Halle

Best Collaboration Award

Bruno Mars f/ Cardi B - "Finesse (Remix)"

DJ Khaled f/ Rihanna and Bryson Tiller - "Wild Thoughts"

DJ Khaled f/ Jay Z, Future & Beyoncé - "Top Off"

Cardi B f/ 21 Savage - "Bartier Cardi"

French Montana f/ Swae Lee - "Unforgettable"

Kendrick Lamar f/ Rihanna - "Loyalty"

Best Male Hip Hop Artist Award

Drake

Kendrick Lamar

DJ Khaled

Jay Z

J. Cole

Best Female Hip Hop Artist Award

Cardi B

Nicki Minaj

Remy Ma

Dej Loaf

Rapsody

Video of the Year Award

Drake - "God's Plan"

Cardi B - "Bodak Yellow"

Bruno Mars f/ Cardi B - "Finesse (Remix)"

DJ Khaled f/ Rihanna and Bryson Tiller - "Wild Thoughts"

Kendrick Lamar - "Humble"

Migos f/ Drake - "Walk It Talk It"

Video Director of the Year Award

Benny Boom

Director X

Ava DuVernay

Chris Brown

Dave Meyers

Best New Artist Award

SZA

H.E.R.

Daniel Caesar

GoldLink

A Boogie Wit Da Hoodie

Dr. Bobby Jones Best Gospel/Inspirational Award

Lecrae f/ Tory Kelly - "I'll Find You"

Snoop Dogg f/ B Slade - "Words Are Few"

Ledisi and Kirk Franklin - "If You Don't Mind"

Marvin Sapp - "Close"

Tasha Cobbs Leonard f/ Nicki Minaj - "I'm Getting Ready"

Best Actress Award

Tiffany Haddish

Lupita Nyong'o

Issa Rae

Angela Bassett

Letitia Wright

Taraji P. Henson

Best Actor Award

Chadwick Boseman

Michael B. Jordan

Donald Glover

Sterling K. Brown

Denzel Washington

Daniel Kaluuya

Young Stars Award

Yara Shahidi

Ashton Tyler

Caleb McLaughlin

Lonnie Chavis

Marsai Martin

Miles Brown

Best Movie Award

Black Panther

Girls Trip

A Wrinkle in Time

Detroit

Mudbound

Sportswoman of the Year Award

Serena Williams

Venus Williams

Skylar Diggins-Smith

Candace Parker

Elana Meyers Taylor

Sportsman of the Year Award

Stephen Curry

LeBron James

Kevin Durant

Dwyane Wade

Odell Beckham Jr.

Album of the Year Award

Kendrick Lamar - Da*n

SZA - Ctrl

Jay Z - 4:44

Migos - Culture II

Kendrick Lamar and Various Artists - Black Panther: The Album

DJ Khaled - Grateful

BET Her Award

Janelle Monáe - "Django Jane"

Lizzo - "Water Me"

Mary J. Blige - "Strength of a Woman"

Remy Ma f/ Chris Brown - "Melanin Magic (Pretty Brown)"

Chloe x Halle - "The Kids Are Alright"

Leikeli47 - "2nd Fiddle"

Coca-Cola Viewers’ Choice Award

SZA f/ Travis Scott - "Love Galore"

Cardi B - "Bodak Yellow"

Kendrick Lamar - "Humble"

Drake - "God's Plan"

Migos f/ Nicki Minaj and Cardi B - "MotorSport"

DJ Khaled f/ Rihanna and Bryson Tiller - "Wild Thoughts"

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