Madjozi Looking To Make It Two Times In A row
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BET Awards are back as the nominees were announced on 17th of June and the rapper Drake came out tops, leading the pack with six nominations, The BET Awards 2020 will air live at 2am CAT on June 29th. This yeart's nominees are selected due to creative expression and black excellence across music, television, film, sports and philanthropy.
Once again, some of the biggest names in African music have been named in the Best International Act and Viewers Choice Best New International Act categories. The leading African artists who were mostly nominated for Best International Act are Wizkid with 4 nominations who also holds the most wins with 2 wins and AKA with 3 nominations. There are a various of South Africans who have been nominated in this category before which is HHP, Teargas, Lira, Toya Delazy, Mafikizolo, The Soil, Cassper Nyosest and many more. Last year Sho Madjozi made history as she became the first South African female to win a BET award. The John Cena hitmaker as she scooped Best New Intertnaional Act, this year she got another nomination for the Best International Act alongside with the last year winner for the catergory Burna Boy and also Congolese singer songwriter Innoss'B. View pictures in App save up to 80% data.
The South Africans that have won BET Award before is Black Coffee, Sjava and Sho Madjozi who is now looking to make history again and make it 2 times in a row. Rounding up the list of African nominees are Nigerian singer and rapper Rema and Zimbabwean songstress Sha Sha who have been nominated in the Viewers Choice Best New International Act category. The Senior Vice President and General Manager of ViacomCBS Networks Africa Commented, " We are excited to celebrate 20 years of black excellence at the BET Awars during these unprecedented times, The International Act categories over the years have honoured some of the most talented musicians in Africa. This continues at this year's awards with multiple artists nominated from across the continent which is a testament to our commitment to shine a light on our own, We wish all our International nominn=ees the best in this recognition on a global stage." View pictures in App save up to 80% data.
To those who wont be able to watch The BET Awards live, can catch the Pre-Show that will repeat at 7pm CAT with main awards show to follow an hour later.