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26.05.2010 General News

KOJO FOR BET AWARDS

By pinnaclegh.com
KOJO FOR BET AWARDS
LISTEN MAY 26, 2010

The nominees for the 2010 BET Awards are out and Ghana's music maestro, Kojo Antwi, has been nominated in the Best International Act category. The category also has Nigerian talents MI and P-Square as well as South African's HHP. This is the first time that African musicians have been nominated for the BET Awards.

Other musical artistes of African heritage nominated include Dizzee Rascal, whose dad is Nigerian and mom Ghanaian, Wale, Estelle, K'Naan and Sade, who are also nominated in the Best International Act category.

This year's BET Awards will be hosted by Queen Latifah on June 27. World music bigwigs like Jay-Z, Beyoncé, Maxwell and Alicia Keys will all be in attendance. Whilst acts like Drake, Nicki Minaj, Trey Songz, and Dirty Money have all been announced as performers.

 
 
LIST OF 2010 BET NOMINEES
Best Female R&B Artist
Beyoncé
Mary J. Blige
Melanie Fiona
Alicia Keys
Rihanna
Best Male R&B Artist
Chris Brown
Raheem DeVaughn
Maxwell
Trey Songz
Usher
Best Gospel
The Anointed Pace Sisters
Kirk Franklin Presents Artists United For Haiti
Tamela Mann
Marvin Sapp
Vickie Winans
Best Female Hip Hop Artist
Ester Dean
Lil Kim
Nicki Minaj
Rasheeda
Trina
Best Male Hip Hop Artist
B.o.B.
Drake
Fabolous
Jay-Z
Ludacris
Best Group
Black Eyed Peas
Clipse
Diddy-Dirty Money
New Boyz
Young Money
Best New Artist
Justin Bieber
Melanie Fiona
Nicki Minaj
Wale
Young Money
Best Collaboration
Beyoncé f/ Lady Gaga - Video Phone
B.o.B. f/ Bruno Mars - Nothin' On You
Drake & Trey Songz - Successful
Drake f/ Lil Wayne, Kanye West & Eminem - Forever

Jay-Z & Alicia Keys - Empire State of Mind
Trey Songz f/ Fabolous - Say Aah
Video of the Year
Beyoncé f/ Lady Gaga - Video Phone
B.o.B. f/ Bruno Mars - Nothin' On You
Melanie Fiona - It Kills Me
Jay-Z & Alicia Keys - Empire State of Mind
Jay-Z, Rihanna & Kanye West - Run This Town
Video Director of the Year
Benny Boom
Gil Green
Anthony Mandler
Chris Robinson
Hype Williams
Best Actress
Taraji P. Henson
Regina King
Mo'Nique
Zoe Saldana
Gabourey Sidibe
Best Actor
Quinton Aaron
Don Cheadle
Idris Elba
Jamie Foxx
Denzel Washington
YoungStars Award
Selena Gomez
Lil JJ
Keke Palmer
Willow Smith
Tyler James Williams
Best Movie
Avatar
Law Abiding Citizen
Michael Jackson's This Is It
Precious: Based on the Novel 'Push' by Sapphire
The Blindside
Subway Sportswoman of the Year
Tamika Catchings
Vanessa James
Candace Parker
Serena Williams
Venus Williams
Subway Sportsman of the Year
Carmelo Anthony
Usain Bolt
Kobe Bryant
LeBron James
Tiger Woods
Viewers Choice Nominees
Beyoncé - Sweet Dreams
Jay-Z & Alicia Keys - Empire State of Mind
Monica - Everything To Me
Rihanna f/ Young Jeezy - Hard
Trey Songz f/ Fabolous - Say Aah
Young Money (Lil Wayne, Gudda Gudda, Nicki Minaj, Jae Millz, Drake, Tyga) f/ Lloyd - Bedrock

Centric Award
Melanie Fiona
Maxwell
Chrisette Michele
Monica
Sade
Best International Act
Kojo Antwi (Ghana) ************
Chipmunk (UK)
Dizzee Rascal (UK)
Estelle (UK)
Hip Hop Pantsula (HHP) (South Africa)
K'NAAN (Somalia)
M.I. (Nigeria)
P-Square (Nigeria)
Corinne Bailey Rae (UK)
Sade (UK)

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