Good News Stonebwoy, Fuse ODG and Sarkodie nominated for 2015 BET Awards

Sarkodie, Fuse ODG and Stonebwoy have made Ghana proud as the trio were nominated for the 15th edition of the BET Awards.

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Sarkodie, Fuse ODG and Stonebwoy have made Ghana proud as the trio were nominated for  the 15th edition of the Black Entertainment Television (BET) Awards.

2015 VGMA "Artiste of the Year", Stonebwoy and  one time BET Award winner, Sarkodie were nominated in the "Best International Act: Africa" category while Fuse ODG received nominated in the "Best International Act: UK" category.

Other African acts nominated in the same category include two South Africans: AKA and The Soil, Congolese singer Fally Ipupa, Kenyan Afro-Pop band Sauti Sol, and two Nigerian Pop stars: Wizkid and Yemi Alade.

Ghanaian based in the UK Afro-pop star, Fuse ODG was nominated alongside fellow UK stas fka Twigs, Lethal Bizzle, Little Simz, Mnek and Stormzy.

American singer, Chris Brown and rapper Nicki Minaj topped the awards with six nominations each. Beyonce and Lil Wayne followed with four nominations each.

The BET Awards will celebrate its 15th anniversary live from the Nokia Theatre in Los Angeles on Sunday, June 28.

Check out the complete list of nominees below.

BEST FEMALE R&B/POP ARTIST

Beyoncé

Ciara

Janelle Monáe

Jhené Aiko

K. Michelle

Rihanna

 

BEST MALE R&B/POP ARTIST

August Alsina

Chris Brown

John Legend

The Weeknd

Trey Songz

Usher

 

BEST GROUP

A$AP Mob

Jodeci

Migos

Rae Sremmurd

Rich Gang

Young Money

 

BEST COLLABORATION

August Alsina feat. Nicki Minaj – “No Love (Remix)”

Big Sean feat. E-40 – “IDFWU”

Chris Brown feat. Lil Wayne and Tyga – “Loyal”

Chris Brown feat. Usher and Rick Ross – “New Flame”

Common & John Legend – “Glory” (From the motion picture Selma)

Mark Ronson feat. Bruno Maros – “Uptown Funk”

 

BEST MALE HIP-HOP ARTIST

Big Sean

Common

Drake

J. Cole

Kendrick Lamar

Wale

 

BEST FEMALE HIP-HOP ARTIST

Azealia Banks

DeJ Loaf

Iggy Azalea

Nicki Minaj

Tink

Trina

 

VIDEO OF THE YEAR

Beyoncé – “7/11″

Big Sean feat. E-40 – “IDFWU”

Chris Brown feat. Lil Wayne and Tyga – “Loyal”

Chris Brown feat. Usher and Rick Ross – “New Flame”

Common & John Legend – “Glory” (From the motion picture Selma)

Nicki Minaj – “Anaconda”

 

VIDEO DIRECTOR OF THE YEAR

Benny Boom

Beyoncé, Ed Burke, & Todd Tourso

Chris Robinson

Fatima Robinson

Hype Williams

 

BEST NEW ARTIST

Bobby Shmurda

DeJ Loaf

Fetty Wap

Rae Sremmurd

Sam Smith

Tinashe

 

BEST GOSPEL ARTIST

Deitrick Haddon

Erica Campbell

Fred Hammond

Lecrae

Mali Music

Michelle Williams

 

BEST ACTRESS

Gabrielle Union

Kerry Washington

Taraji P. Henson

Tracee Ellis Ross

Viola Davis

 

BEST ACTOR

Anthony Anderson

Idris Elba

Jussie Smollett

Kevin Hart

Terrence Howard

 

YOUNGSTARS AWARD

Jacob Latimore

Jaden Smith

Mo’ne Davis

Quvenzhané Wallis

Zendaya

 

BEST MOVIE

Annie

 

Selma

Think Like a Man Too

Tope Five

 

SPORTSWOMAN OF THE YEAR

Brittney Griner

Candace Parker

Serena Williams

Skylar Diggins

Venus Williams

 

SPORTSMAN OF THE YEAR

Chris Paul

Floyd Mayweather, Jr.

Lebron James

Marshawn Lynch

Stephen Curry

 

COCA-COLA VIEWERS’ CHOICE AWARD

Beyoncé – “7/11″

DeJ Loaf – “Try Me”

Kendrick Lamar – “i”

Nicki Minaj fear. Drake, Lil Wayne, & Chris Brown – “Only”

Rae Sremmurd feat. Nicki Minaj & Young Thug – “Throw Sum Mo”

The Weeknd – “Earned It” (From the Fifty Shades of Grey soundtrack)

 

CENTRIC AWARD

Avery Sunshine – “Call My Name”

Jazmine Sullivan feat. Meek Mill – “Dumb”

Mark Ronson feat. Bruno Mars – “Uptown Funk”

Sam Smith feat. Mary J. Blige – “Stay With Me”

The Weeknd – “Earned It” (From the Fifty Shades of Grey soundtrack)

 

BEST INTERNATIONAL ACT: AFRICA

AKA (South Africa)

Fally Ipupa (DR Congo)

Sarkodie (Ghana)

Sauti Sol (Kenya)

Stonebwoy (Ghana)

The Soil (South Africa)

Wizkid (Nigeria)

Yemi Alade (Nigeria)

 

BEST INTERNATIONAL ACT: UK

fka Twigs

Fuse ODG

Lethal Bizzle

Little Simz

Mnek

Stormzy

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