DJ Black Coffee, Cassper Nyovest and AKA have been nominated for BET Awards.

The South African heavyweights will all compete in the Best International Act: Africa category at the awards.

BET Africa announced the nominations for the 2016 BET Awards taking place at Microsoft Theatre, Los Angeles, California, on Sunday 26 June.

The complete list of nominees for the 2016 “BET Awards” are:

Best Female R&B/Pop Artist

  • ADELE
  • ANDRA DAY
  • BEYONCÉ
  • K. MICHELLE
  • RIHANNA

Best Male R&B/Pop Artist

  • BRYSON TILLER
  • CHRIS BROWN
  • JEREMIH
  • THE WEEKND
  • TYRESE

Best Group

  • 2 CHAINZ & LIL WAYNE
  • DRAKE & FUTURE
  • PUFF DADDY & THE FAMILY
  • RAE SREMMURD
  • THE INTERNET

Best Collaboration

  • BIG SEAN FT. CHRIS BROWN & TY DOLLA $IGN – PLAY NO GAMES
  • BIG SEAN FT. KANYE WEST & JOHN LEGEND – ONE MAN CAN CHANGE THE WORLD
  • FUTURE FT. DRAKE – WHERE YA AT
  • NICKI MINAJ FT. BEYONCÉ – FEELING MYSELF
  • RIHANNA FT. DRAKE – WORK

Best Male Hip Hop Artist

  • DRAKE
  • FETTY WAP
  • FUTURE
  • J. COLE
  • KANYE WEST
  • KENDRICK LAMAR

Best Female Hip Hop Artist

  • DEJ LOAF
  • LIL KIM
  • MISSY ELLIOTT
  • NICKI MINAJ
  • REMY MA

Video of the Year

  • BEYONCÉ – FORMATION
  • BRYSON TILLER – DON’T
  • DRAKE – HOTLINE BLING
  • KENDRICK LAMAR – ALRIGHT
  • RIHANNA FT. DRAKE – WORK

Video Director of the Year

  • BENNY BOOM
  • CHRIS BROWN
  • COLIN TILLEY & THE LITTLE HOMIES
  • DIRECTOR X
  • HYPE WILLIAMS

 

Best New Artist

  • ALESSIA CARA
  • ANDRA DAY
  • BRYSON TILLER
  • KEHLANI
  • TORY LANEZ

Dr. Bobby Jones Best Gospel/Inspirational Award

  • ANTHONY BROWN & GROUP THERAPY
  • ERICA CAMPBELL
  • KIRK FRANKLIN
  • LECRAE
  • TAMELA MANN
  • TASHA COBBS

Best Actress

  • GABRIELLE UNION
  • KERRY WASHINGTON
  • TARAJI P. HENSON
  • TRACEE ELLIS ROSS
  • VIOLA DAVIS

Best Actor

  • ANTHONY ANDERSON
  • COURTNEY B. VANCE
  • IDRIS ELBA
  • MICHAEL B. JORDAN
  • O’SHEA JACKSON JR.

YoungStars Award

  • AMANDLA STENBERG
  • QUVENZHANÉ WALLIS
  • SILENTÓ
  • WILLOW SMITH
  • YARA SHAHIDI

Best Movie

  • BEASTS OF NO NATION
  • CONCUSSION
  • CREED
  • DOPE
  • STRAIGHT OUTTA COMPTON

Sportswoman of the Year

  • CHEYENNE WOODS
  • GABRIELLE DOUGLAS
  • SERENA WILLIAMS
  • SKYLAR DIGGINS
  • VENUS WILLIAMS

Sportsman of the Year

  • CAM NEWTON
  • KOBE BRYANT
  • LEBRON JAMES
  • ODELL BECKHAM JR.
  • STEPHEN CURRY

Coca-Cola Viewers’ Choice Award

  • BEYONCÉ – FORMATION
  • BRYSON TILLER – DON’T
  • CHRIS BROWN – BACK TO SLEEP
  • DRAKE – HOTLINE BLING
  • FUTURE FT. DRAKE – WHERE YA AT
  • RIHANNA FT. DRAKE – WORK

Centric Award

  • ANDRA DAY – RISE UP
  • BEYONCÉ – FORMATION
  • K. MICHELLE – NOT A LITTLE BIT
  • RIHANNA – BBHMM
  • THE INTERNET – UNDER CONTROL

Best International Act Africa

  • AKA (SOUTH AFRICA)
  • BLACK COFFEE (SOUTH AFRICA)
  • CASSPER NYOVEST (SOUTH AFRICA)
  • DIAMOND PLATNUMZ (TANZANIA)
  • MZVEE (Ghana)
  • SERGE BEYNAUD (COTE D’IVOIRE)
  • WIZKID (NIGERIA)
  • YEMI ALADE (NIGERIA)

Best International Act UK

  • KANO
  • KREPT & KONAN
  • LIANNE LA HAVAS
  • SKEPTA
  • STORMZY
  • TINIE TEMPAH

ABOUT “BET AWARDS

The “BET Awards” is one of the most watched award shows on cable television according to the Nielsen Company. The “BET Awards” franchise remains as the #1 program in cable TV history among African-Americans, and it is BET’s #1 telecast every year. It recognizes the triumphs and successes of artists, entertainers, and athletes in a variety of categories.

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