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2Face Idibia, Ice Prince & R2Bees Get Nominated for ‘Best International Act: Africa’ at the BET Awards 2013

Onos

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It’s another year and the BET Awards is back again for it’s twelfth edition this 2013. The highly respected award show is slated to take place at the Nokia Theater in Los Angeles this year on the 30th of June.

A few hours ago, the official BET Awards 2013 official press conference held and the nominees were announced. American Hip-Hop star, Drake has a whopping 12 nominations while prolific rappers Kendrick Lamar & 2 Chainz have 8 nominations each.

As for the coveted ‘Best International Act: Africa’ category, this year had 6 nominees:

  • 2Face Idibia (Nigeria)
  • Toya Delazy (South Africa)
  • Donald (South Africa)
  • Ice Prince (Nigeria)
  • R2Bees (Ghana)
  • Radio and Weasel (Uganda)

This is second time to be nominated in this category for both 2Face Idibia (who won in 2011) & Ice Prince Zamani. For the full list of nominees, {click here}

We wish our Nigerian stars the best and hope they bring home the star come June 2013.

Photo Credit: BET

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14 Comments

  1. Someone

    May 14, 2013 at 10:09 pm

    And they are not signed to any American label. Congratulations.

  2. Titi Loyolade

    May 14, 2013 at 10:34 pm

    That list is incomplete. I don’t even see Davido or Iyanya…

  3. Lizzie

    May 14, 2013 at 11:19 pm

    Tuface just stays relevant…

  4. ebrufles

    May 14, 2013 at 11:50 pm

    congratulation guys but we need some female artist to represent
    if ice-prince doesn’t win he’ll be piss 🙂

  5. natty

    May 14, 2013 at 11:58 pm

    R2bees? seriously ? tell me one hit song they have that they didn’t feature an Nigerian act. I think Sarkodie deserves it more

    • Partyrider

      May 15, 2013 at 8:47 am

      Walahi(life)

  6. The Kinkster

    May 15, 2013 at 4:03 am

    Nice. Especially happy for R2Bees, they’ve released some amazing songs in the past year

  7. Uk

    May 15, 2013 at 6:03 am

    Congrats 2face and ice

  8. Edith

    May 15, 2013 at 6:56 am

    Oh Uganda Oyeee….

    • James

      May 16, 2013 at 11:17 am

      Lets go UGanda from UG 2 uk from uk 2 us

  9. brandy

    May 15, 2013 at 7:23 am

    2Face am happy for u guys congret

  10. Godslove22

    May 15, 2013 at 9:21 am

    I hope BET will give the award live and NOT BACK STAGE…..

  11. femmy

    May 20, 2013 at 11:33 pm

    2baba all d way omo no dulling

  12. Ridd

    June 30, 2013 at 2:40 pm

    R2bees all the way

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