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2Face, D’banj, Fally Ipupa Nominated At BET Awards 2011

Publié le 21 mai 2011 par Africahit
The very popular annual BET Awards is back and this year’s ceremony is set to blow the minds of many with the line up of performers and side attractions.The nominations for this year’s awards have been released and the usual suspects make the list. US Rapper Kanye West and R&B pop star Chris Brown are nominated four times, the highest nods this year. They are followed by B.O.B and Willow Smith with three and Rihanna, Drake and Lil’ 


Nigerian pop stars 2face Idibia and D’Banj have also been nominated as they fall under the ‘Best International Act: Africa’ category. Last year, Nigerians M.I and P Square were the first Nigerian acts to be included in the nominations list.2face and D’banj will contend with Congolese singer Fally Ipupa, South African rap duo Teargas, D-Black from Ghana and the legendary singer Angelique Kidjo.The show will take place on Sunday, June 26, 2011 and will be hosted by American actor and comedian Kevin Hart.Check out the full nominations list below:Female R&B ArtistBeyoncéMarsha AmbrosiusKeri HilsonJennifer HudsonRihannaBest Male Hip-Hop ArtistB.o.BDrakeLil WayneRick RossKanye WestBest Female Hip-Hop ArtistNicki MinajDiamondCymphoniqueLoLa MonroeBest Male R&B ArtistChris BrownCee Lo GreenBruno MarsTrey SongzUsherBest GroupDiddy-Dirty MoneyCali Swag DistrictN.E.R.D.New BoyzTravis PorterBest CollaborationB.o.B feat Hayley Williams – “Airplanes”Chris Brown feat Lil Wayne and Busta Rhymes – “Look at Me Now”Chris Brown feat Tyga & Kevin McCall – “Deuces”Waka Flocka Flame feat Roscoe Dash & Wale – “No Hands”Rihanna feat Drake – “What’s My Name?”Kanye West feat Rihanna – “All of the Lights”Video of the YearMarsha Ambrosius – “Far Away”B.o.B. feat Hayley Williams of Paramore – “Airplanes”Chris Brown feat Lil Wayne & Busta Rhymes – “Look at Me Now”Keri Hilson – “Pretty Girl Rock”Willow Smith – “Whip My Hair”Kanye West feat Pusha T – “Runaway”Video Director of the YearBenny BoomMr. BoomtownChris RobinsonKanye WestHype WilliamsBest New ArtistJ. ColeBruno MarsMiguelWillow SmithWiz KhalifaBest GospelByron CageDeitrick HaddonMary MaryKaren Clark SheardBeBe & CeCe WinansBest ActressHalle BerryTaraji P. HensonRegina KingZoe SaldanaKerry WashingtonBest ActorLaz AlonsoChris BrownDon CheadleIdris ElbaJamie FoxxYoungStars AwardShenell EdmondsKeke PalmerDiggy SimmonsJaden SmithWillow SmithBest MovieDeath at a FuneralFor Colored GirlsTakersThe Book of EliTyler Perry’s Why Did I Get Married Too?Sportswoman of the YearTamika CatchingsCandice DupreeMaya MooreSerena WilliamsVenus WilliamsSportsman of the YearCarmelo AnthonyKobe BryantLeBron JamesDerrick RoseMichael VickViewer’s Choice AwardChris Brown feat Lil Wayne & Busta Rhymes – “Look at Me Now”Lil Wayne feat Cory Gunz – “6 Foot 7 Foot”Mindless Behavior – “My Girl”Nicki Minaj feat Drake – “Moment 4 Life”Rihanna feat Drake – “What’s My Name”Trey Songz feat Nicki Minaj – “Bottoms Up”Centric AwardMarsha AmbrosiusEric BenetCee-Lo GreenR. KellyKemBest International Act: U.K.VV BrownChipmunkLaura IziborSkeptaTinchy StryderTinie TempahBest International Act: Africa2Face Idibia (Nigeria)D’Banj (Nigeria)D-Black (Ghana)Angelique Kidjo (Benin)Fally Ipupa (Congo DR)Teargas (South Africa)

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