Cassper Nyovest, Distruction Boyz bag BET nominations

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South African artists Cassper Nyovest has been nominated for the 2018 BET awards.

South African artists Cassper Nyovest has been nominated for the 2018 BET awards.

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South African artists Cassper Nyovest has been nominated for the 2018 BET awards.

South African artists Cassper Nyovest has been nominated for the 2018 BET awards.

JOHANNESBURG - Popular South African artists Cassper Nyovest and the Distruction Boyz have been nominated for the 2018 BET Awards.

 

 

"Leading the transformed Best International Act Award category from South Africa will be rapper Cassper Nyovest and Gqom evolutionists Distruction Boyz alongside Nigerian musicians Davido and Tiwa Savage and Congolese star Fally Ipupa. Also included in the category are French performers Booba and Dadju and UK acts J Hus, Stefflon Don and Stormzy," said BET in a statement on Wednesday night.

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The nominations were selected by BET’s Voting Academy, which was comprised of fans and an esteemed group of entertainment professionals in the fields of television, film, music, social media, digital marketing, sports journalism, public relations, and creative arts.

 

 

The statement said fans will be able to vote for their favourite Best International Act nominees on BET.com and on both Twitter and Instagram @BET_Africa @BET_TV_FR @BET_Intl using each artist’s designated hashtag.

The award ceremony will be taking place at Microsoft Theater in Los Angeles on June 24, 2018.

The full list of the 2018 BET awards nominees is as follows:

Best Female R&B / Pop Artist Award

Beyonce
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 feat. Cardi B - Finesse (Remix)
DJ Khaled feat. Rihanna & Bryson Tiller - Wild Thoughts
DJ Khaled feat. Jay-Z, Future & Beyonce - Top Off   
Cardi B feat. 21 Savage - Bartier Cardi
French Montana feat. Swae Lee - Unforgettable
Kendrick Lamar feat. 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&39;s Plan
Cardi B - Bodak Yellow
Bruno Mars feat. Cardi B - Finesse (Remix) 
DJ Khaled feat. Rihanna & Bryson Tiller - Wild Thoughts
Kendrick Lamar - HUMBLE.
Migos feat. 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 feat. Tori Kelly - I&39;ll Find You
Snoop Dogg feat. B. Slade - Words Are Few
Ledisi & Kirk Franklin - If You Don&39;t Mind
Marvin Sapp - Close
Tasha Cobbs Leonard feat. Nicki Minaj - I&39;m Getting Ready

The Best International Act Award

Booba (France)
Cassper Nyovest (SA)
Dadju (France)
Davido (Nigeria)
Distruction Boyz (SA)
Fally Ipupa (DRC)
J Hus (UK)
Niska (France)
Tiwa Savage (Nigeria)
Stefflon Don (UK)
Stormzy (UK)

Best Actress Award

Tiffany Haddish
Lupita Nyong&39;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
Mudboung

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
Dwayne Wade
Odell Beckham Jr.

Album of the Year Award

DAMN. - Kendrick Lamar 
CTRL - SZA
4:44 - Jay-Z
Culture II - Migos
Black Panther: The Album - Kendrick Lamar & Various Artists
Grateful - DJ Khaled

BET Her Award

Janelle Monae - Django Jane
Lizzo - Water Me
Mary J Blige - Strength of a Woman
Remy Ma feat. Chris Brown - Melanin Magic (Pretty Brown)   
Chloe X Halle - The Kids Are Alright
Leikeli47 - 2nd Fiddle

Coca-Cola Viewers’ Choice Award

SZA feat. Travis Scott - Love Galore
Cardi B - Bodak Yellow
Kendrick Lamar - Humble
Drake - God&39;s Plan
Migos feat. Cardi B & Nicki Minaj - Motor Sport 
DJ Khaled feat. Rihanna & Bryson Tiller - Wild Thoughts 

-Additional reporting eNCA