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Wizkid and Iceprince Nominated for BET Award

Wednesday, May 23, 2012Omobaswagz H


Ladies and Gentlemen it’s official. Nigerian rapper, Iceprince and EME Soldier Wizkid have both been nominated for Best International Act (Africa) in the upcoming BET Awards scheduled for the Shrine Auditorium in Los Angeles, July 1st 2012.  They were both nominated alongside Ghana’s Sarkodie and, Kenya’s Camp Mulla, Mali’s Mokobe and South Africa’s Lira. In 2011 Nigeria;s 2face and Dbanj were joint winners of the award category.

Rapper, Kanye West earned the most nominations with seven nods, six of which came from his ‘Watch the Throne’ collaboration with Jay-Z, who earned five nominations himself. Jay-Z’s wife and mother of 4-month-old daughter Blue Ivy, Beyonce, earned the second highest nominations with six.
The 2012 BET Awards will air be hosted by Samuel L. Jackson and the likes of Chris Brown and Nicki Minaj are confirmed to perform at the show.

Here is the full nominees’ list


Best Female R&B Artist
Marsha Ambrosius
Beyoncé
Mary J. Blige
Melanie Fiona
Rihanna


Best Male R&B Artist
Chris Brown
Bruno Mars
Miguel
Trey Songz
Usher


Best Male Hip-Hop Artist
Big Sean
Drake
J. Cole
Lil Wayne
Rick Ross
Young Jeezy

Best Female Hip-Hop Artist
Nicki Minaj
Diamond
Trina
Brianna Perry


Best Group
Bad Meets Evil
Diddy-Dirty Money
Maybach Music Group
Mindless Behavior
The Throne


Best New Artist
A$AP Rocky
Big Sean
Diggy
Future
Meek Mill


Best Collaboration
Beyoncé ft J. Cole – “Party””
Big Sean ft Kanye West & Roscoe Dash –
“Marvin & Chardonnay”
DJ Khaled ft Drake, Rick Ross, and Lil Wayne
– “I’m On One”
Drake ft Lil Wayne and Tyga – “The Motto”
The Throne ft Otis Redding – “Otis”
Wale ft Miguel – “Lotus Flower Bomb”


Video of the Year
Beyoncé – “Countdown”
Beyoncé – “Love on Top”
Jay-Z & Kanye West – “Ni**as in Paris”
Jay-Z & Kanye West – “Otis”
Usher – “Climax”


Video Director of the Year
Beyoncé and Alan Ferguson
Benny Boom
Chris Brown and Godfrey Tabarez
Kanye West
Hype Williams


Best Gospel
Yolanda Adams
Kim Burrell
James Fortune & FIYA
Fred Hammond
Trin-I-Tee 5:7


YoungStars Award
Astro
Diggy
Jacob Latimore
Keke Palmer
Willow Smith


Viewers’ Choice Award
Drake ft Lil Wayne & Tyga – “The Motto”
Beyoncé – “Love onTop”
Chris Brown – “Turn Up the Music”
Mindless Behavior – “Hello”
The Throne ft Otis Redding – “Otis”
Wale ft Miguel – “Lotus Flower Bomb”


Centric Award
Common
Estelle
Robert Glasper
Robin Thicke
Tyrese


Best International Act: U.K.
Estelle
Labrinth
Emeli Sande
Sway
Wretch 32


Best International Act: Africa
Camp Mulla (Kenya)
Ice Prince (Nigeria)
Lira (South Africa)
Mokobe (Mali)
Sarkodie (Ghana)
Wizkid (Nigeria)


Best Actress
Angela Bassett
Viola Davis
Taraji P. Henson
Regina King
Zoe Saldana


Best Actor
Don Cheadle
Common
Idris Elba
Kevin Hart
Denzel Washington


Best Movie
Good Deeds
Jumping the Broom
Laugh at My Pain
Red Tails
The Help


Sportswoman of the Year
Skylar Diggins
Candace Parker
Brittney Griner
Serena Williams
Venus Williams


Sportsman of the Year
Carmelo Anthony
Kobe Bryant
LeBron James
Victor Cruz
Kevin Durant


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