BET Awards 2016: WizKid, Diamond Platnumz nominated for Best International Act Africa


Wizkid and Tanzania’s Diamond Platnumz have been nominated for Best International Act Africa at the upcoming BET Awards 2016.

This makes it the third time the Nigeria’s Starboy is nominated in the category while it marks the second time for Yemi Alade.

Wizkid was joint winner with Ghana’s Sarkodie in July 2012 in a keenly contested category which featured nominations from fellow Nigerian, Ice Prince; Camp Mulla (Kenya); Lira (South Africa); and Mokobe (Mali).

Other nominees for this year 2016 Best International Act Africa include Yemi alade , Cassper Nyovest, AKA amongst others. No Ugandan singer has been made it on the nomination list this year even after their hard work, the likes of Eddy Kenzo and Bebe Cool. Only Eddy Kenzo,Radio and Weasel have ever made it on the BET Nomination list from Uganda.