Nigerian music acts, Wizkid, Tekno, Davido and Mr. Eazi, have been nominated for the 2017 BET Awards in the highly controversial “Best International Act: Africa Category”. This year’s award would see Starboy Music boss, Wizkid, making the list in the same category for the second time in a row; while this serves as a debut appearance for Tekno and Mr. Eazi.
Tekno’s appearance does not come as a surprise to fans, music lovers and critics as he has had a progressive career after dishing out his groundbreaking single in 2016 titled “Pana”.
In the same vein, Starboy Music Worldwide act, Mr. Eazi, who also became a household name with his unique style stole the shine in 2016 with his rave single dubbed “Skin Tight” and also his chart-topping EP “Accra to Lagos” which was released in 2017.
Other African artistes vying to take home the award in the same category are; AKA (South Africa), Babes Wodumo (South Africa), Nasty C (South Africa).
In the international scene, the “Best Female R&B/Pop Artist” category would see pop-stars; Beyonce, Mary J. Blige and Rihanna battle it head on.
With an impressive yet highly competitive year, the highly coveted “Album of the Year” awards would also see Beyonce, J. Cole, Bruno Mars, Solange and Chance the Rapper contending for the prize.
This year’s award is slated to hold on June 25 at the Microsoft Theatre in Los Angeles.