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Yemi Alade, Wizkid Nominated For “BET Awards” 2015!


Nigerian pop stars Yemi Alade and Wizkid have been named as nominees in this year's BET awards.

The duo have been nominated alongside Ghana's Sarkodie and Stoneboy, South Africa's AKA, DRC's Fally Ipupa and Kenya's Sauti Sol for the award of Best International Act Africa category.
BET Networks recognises artistes, entertainers, and athletes across 20 categories with the BET Awards 2015 nominations. The nominations are selected by BET's Voting Academy, which is comprised of fans and entertainment professionals in the fields of television, film, music, social media, digital marketing, sports journalism, public relations, and the creative arts.
"This year's nominees showcase a diverse group of talent that includes longstanding entertainers, 
breakout performers, and outstanding athletes," said Stephen Hill, BET's President of Programming. 

"We congratulate all of the talent on their remarkable contributions to the world of entertainment and look forward to them joining us in celebrating 15 years of the BET Awards."
Alex Okosi, Senior Vice President & Managing Director, VIMN Africa added, "We are thrilled that African artistes and achievers have been given this global platform once again to highlight and celebrate their huge contribution to the totality of global Black culture through our BET Awards franchise."

The BET Awards 2015 premieres simultaneously on BET and BET2 (DStv channel 135) at 8:10PM on Tuesday June 30.
See the complete list of nominees for the BET Awards 2015 after the cut below

BEST INTERNATIONAL ACT: AFRICA
Aka (South Africa)
Fally Ipupa (Dr Congo)
Sarkodie (Ghana)
Sauti Sol (Kenya)
Stonebwoy (Ghana)
The Soil (South Africa)
Wizkid (Nigeria)
Yemi Alade (Nigeria)

*NEW CATEGORY* BET GLOBAL GOOD AWARD
Millen Magese (Tanzania)

BEST FEMALE R&B/POP ARTIST
Beyoncé
Ciara
Janelle Monáe
Jhené Aiko
Michelle
Rihanna

BEST MALE R&B/POP ARTIST
August Alsina
Chris Brown
John Legend
The Weeknd
Trey Songz
Usher

BEST GROUP
A$Ap Mob
Jodeci
Migos
Rae Sremmurd
Rich Gang
Young Money

BEST COLLABORATION
August Alsina F/ Nicki Minaj – No Love (Remix)
Big Sean F/ E-40 – Idfwu
Chris Brown F/ Lil Wayne & Tyga – Loyal
Chris Brown F/ Usher & Rick Ross – New Flame
Common & John Legend – Glory (From The Motion Picture "Selma")
Mark Ronson F/ Bruno Mars – Uptown Funk

BEST MALE HIP HOP ARTIST
Big Sean
Common
Drake
Cole
Kendrick Lamar
Wale

BEST FEMALE HIP HOP ARTIST
Azealia Banks
Dej Loaf
Iggy Azalea
Nicki Minaj
Tink
Trina

VIDEO OF THE YEAR
Beyoncé – 7/11
Big Sean F/ E-40 – Idfwu
Chris Brown F/ Lil Wayne & Tyga – Loyal
Chris Brown F/ Usher & Rick Ross – New Flame
Common & John Legend – Glory (From The Motion Picture "Selma")
Nicki Minaj – Anaconda

VIDEO DIRECTOR OF THE YEAR
Benny Boom
Beyoncé, Ed Burke & Todd Tourso
Chris Robinson
Fatima Robinson
Hype Williams

BEST NEW ARTIST
Bobby Shmurda
Dej Loaf
Fetty Wap
Rae Sremmurd
Sam Smith
Tinashe

BEST GOSPEL ARTIST
Erica Campbell
Fred Hammond
Lecrae
Mali Music
Michelle Williams

BEST ACTRESS
Gabrielle Union
Kerry Washington
Taraji P. Henson
Tracee Ellis Ross
Viola Davis

BEST ACTOR
Anthony Anderson
Idris Elba
Jussie Smollett
Kevin Hart
Terrence Howard

YOUNGSTARSAWARD
Jacob Latimore
Jaden Smith
Mo'ne Davis
Quvenzhané Wallis
Zendaya

BEST MOVIE
Annie
Beyond The Lights
Selma
Think Like A Man Too
Top Five

SPORTSWOMAN OF THE YEAR
Brittney Griner
Candace Parker
Serena Williams
Skylar Diggins
Venus Williams

SPORTSMAN OF THE YEAR
Chris Paul
FloydMayweather, Jr.
Lebron James
Marshawn Lynch
Stephen Curry

VIEWERS' CHOICE AWARD
Beyoncé – 7/11
Dej Loaf – Try Me
Kendrick Lamar – I
Nicki Minaj F/ Drake, Lil Wayne & Chris Brown – Only
Rae Sremmurd F/ Nicki Minaj & Young Thug – Throw Sum Mo
The Weeknd – Earned It (From The "Fifty Shades Of Grey" Soundtrack)

CENTRIC AWARD
Avery Sunshine – Call My Name
Jazmine Sullivan F/ Meek Mill – Dumb
Mark Ronson F/ Bruno Mars – Uptown Funk
Sam Smith F/ Mary J. Blige – Stay With Me
The Weeknd – Earned It (From The "Fifty Shades Of Grey" Soundtrack)

BEST INTERNATIONAL ACT: UK
FKA Twigs
Fuse Odg
Lethal Bizzle
Little Simz
Mnek
Stormzy
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