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Tiwa Savage, Mafikizolo & Sarkodie to Perform at BET Experience in LA

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BET is changing the game this 2014.

On Sunday 29th June 2014, the BET Awards will take place at the Nokia Theatre in L.A. Actor/comedian Chris Rock will host the award ceremony.

Wanted” star Tiwa Savage, South African pop duo Mafikizolo, as well as Ghanaian rapper Sarkodie will perform as part of the “Music Around the Globe” presentation on Saturday 28th June 2014.

Their performances will be part of the BET Experience at L.A Live.

All three artistes are nominated in the “Best International Act: Africa” category. According to the rep, this will be the first time that Mafikizolo and Tiwa Savage will be performing in the US.

Ice Prince who won the 2013 award for “Best International Act: Africa” will present the award for the same category to this year’s winner. He will also perform on stage.

This will be the first time international acts have performed as part of the BET Experience at L.A. Live.

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International acts taking the stage include Nicki Minaj, John Legend, Jhene Aiko, August Alsina, K. Michelle, Mack Wilds, Mary J. Blige, Trey Songz and Jennifer Hudson.

Photo Credit: Al Nicoll | Ice Prince PR

14 Comments

  1. fashionandstylepolice

    June 20, 2014 at 1:31 pm

    Nice. I pray Sarkodie or Mafikizolo wins.

    • missy J

      June 20, 2014 at 6:06 pm

      Thought you were a staunch Tiwa fan, what happened?

  2. jcsgrl

    June 20, 2014 at 1:36 pm

    Tiwa well done o but I beg you in the name of God DO NOT REPEAT THAT MOSQUITO NET AND SHOE YOU WORE FOR THE WANTED VIDEO. If you perform wanted biko, ejoor find another costume, dance moves and backup dancers.

    • Abi

      June 20, 2014 at 4:45 pm

      LWKMD! You are mean….hehehehehe

    • Ada

      June 20, 2014 at 5:28 pm

      Gosh! You are so funny

  3. missy J

    June 20, 2014 at 1:49 pm

    Tiwa its time to drop the lip sycning and miming on stage. You have to prove to the world the talent in Africa, don’t go and disgrace your fellow female musicians. You go girl!!!

    • Ada

      June 20, 2014 at 2:56 pm

      A million likes for this comment. Tiwa should please drop the lip syncing and miming cos she now, she’s going to face international stars…she shouldn’t disgrace the Nigerian music Industry’s hard work.

  4. Jo

    June 20, 2014 at 3:03 pm

    Congrats to all.
    by the way, make sure you have a patent on any original sound you are presenting there, some of my people here like to steal from motherland and pretend they don’t know what they are doing

  5. Winston Balagare

    June 20, 2014 at 3:34 pm

    I hope Tiwa doesn’t perform “Wanted”. I hope she doesn’t wear all that pancake on her face. I hope she doesn’t mention Tee Billz in her speech if she wins. I hope she really shouts out Don Jazzy, so D’banj can throw something at his TV in anger.

    One question–why is Olamide not included in these nominations? Has he not been making us dance for the past few years now? If Ice Prince can win a BET award, then Olamide should win 5 awards.

  6. ike

    June 20, 2014 at 4:14 pm

    @Winston Balagare why must you mention dbanj and don jazzy, dbanj won 2011 Bet award, so what are you talking about, dbanj have been there. DBANJ, WIZKID, FUFACE AND ICE PRINCE have won Bet award. davido will win the award

  7. temibaki

    June 20, 2014 at 4:26 pm

    jcsgrl cracked me seriously …. beg you in the name of God DO NOT REPEAT THAT MOSQUITO NET AND SHOE YOU WORE FOR THE WANTED VIDEO..hahahhahahahhahah

  8. missy J

    June 20, 2014 at 6:04 pm

    Thought you were a strong Tiwa fan, What happened?

  9. Gistyinka Blog

    June 20, 2014 at 6:30 pm

    Savage all the way..

  10. Gbagbati

    June 21, 2014 at 12:09 am

    Na Davido go win… dem no even make e perform. Song of the year: Skelewu. That song along fi scatter the BET awards. E fi even turn to promotional/viral stuff. Only relevant threat to Davido is that amazing Khona song by Mafikizolo (which should have been the theme song for corner kicks @ the World Cup).

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