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Davido, Tiwa Savage nominated for BET Awards 2018

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Nigerian pop stars, Tiwa Savage and Davido have been nominated in the Best International Act Music category of the 2018 edition of the esteemed Black Entertainment Television (BET) Awards.

 

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According to the list of nominees released by the organisers on bet.com on Wednesday, the two singers were nominated among international entertainment superstars listed for honours.

 

DJ Khaled tops the whole list, with six nominations for the ceremony scheduled to take place on June 25 at the Microsoft Theatre in Los Angeles, US.A.

 

Recall that Davido had won the award in 2014, which also had Tiwa Savage amongst the nominees. Davido will this time around compete against fellow Nigerian-Tiwa Savage, Cassper Nyovest from South Africa, Stormzy and J Hus from UK among others.

 

The BET Awards which was established in 2001 by the Black Entertainment Television Network, celebrates African-Americans in music.

 

It also honour celebrities in acting, sports, and other fields of entertainment over the past year.

 

The ceremony celebrates mass achievements in black entertainment and honours music, sports, television, and movies released between April 1, 2017 and March 31, 2018.

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Below is the full list of nominees

 

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

 

Best Male R&B / Pop Artist Award

Bruno Mars

Chris Brown

The Weeknd

Khalid

Daniel Caesar

 

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

  1. Cole

 

Best Female Hip Hop Artist Award

Cardi B

Nicki Minaj

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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

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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 – Damn

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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