The BET Awards were established in 2001 to celebrate the accomplishments of African-Americans in multiple entertainment fields. This year some of those categories include Best Group, Best Male Hip Hop Artist, Best Actress, Best Actor, Video Director of the Year, and even Sportsman of the Year, to name a few.
Willow Smith’s “Whip My Hair” is among the videos nominated for Video of the Year. The 10-year-old also received a nomination for Best New Artist. Other Best New Artist nominees include J.Cole, Bruno Mars, Miguel, and Wiz Khalifa. Willow Smith is also nominated for a YoungStars award along with her brother Jaden.
Its getting bigger for Nigerian artistes and hotter for artistes around Africa in America as the likes of dbanj, 2face, Fally pupa gets nominated for this year’s BET alongside chris brown and other top American hip hop stars. Last year, it was P square and M.I. Honestly, we must win it this year
Check the nomination list
Best International Act (UK)
Diddy Dirty Money
Cali Swag District
Best Female Hip Hop Artist
Best Male Hip Hop Artist