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Big Ups to Black Coffee! South African Star wins BET Awards 2016 “Best International Act: Africa” Award

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South African star Black Coffee has won the coveted “Best International Act: Africa” award as part of the recognition awards at the 2016 BET Africa.

Tonight a show was held at Staples Center headlined by Lil Wayne and the BET platform used it as an opportunity to announce the winners for some awards.

Other people that were nominated in the same category include Yemi Alade, AKA, Wizkid, Diamond Platinumz and more.

The main award show will hold tomorrow, Sunday 26th of June and will be televised on BET on Tuesday, 28th of June.

11 Comments

  1. Zanele Zungu

    June 25, 2016 at 9:32 pm

    His “dance again ” song is my jam…and I’m not even a house fanatic

  2. Light

    June 25, 2016 at 10:21 pm

    No light to vote in airport road for almost 1week,that’s why Nigerians lost.

  3. Anonymous

    June 25, 2016 at 11:15 pm

    Cheating!…. black coffee is not nearly as famous as Wizkid or AKA

    • Hustle

      June 26, 2016 at 10:52 am

      @Anonymous Bcz he’s not famous he supposed to lose come on dude…….go ther n announce ur famous guys as a winner………

  4. Lucky

    June 26, 2016 at 1:16 am

    Falz won..so a Nigerian won as well

  5. Winston Balagare

    June 26, 2016 at 1:56 pm

    Once again, proof that these “awards” don’t mean sh!t. WhoTF is Black Coffee?

    • Zanele Zungu

      June 26, 2016 at 9:22 pm

      OMG only an internationally recognized DJ. Dude has won accolades bigger than BET

  6. yomiBRAIN

    June 26, 2016 at 9:14 pm

    I truth bangaLEE… If to say he was nominated for SURE he for bring the award come NAIJA…. D’Banj yesterday, today and forever… Mooo Cover eeeee OoooSsssHhhhEeee

  7. Swag

    June 27, 2016 at 10:05 am

    @therealblackcoffee he is dope congrats to him he is everywhere….

  8. Bella

    June 27, 2016 at 3:28 pm

    WOW WOW WOW Winston you do not know Black Coffee?? GOOGLE him and you’ll see how stupid you sound. Black Coffee did all of Africa proud. The world respects African House Music because of people like Black Coffee.

  9. Bella

    June 27, 2016 at 3:33 pm

    After his world tour which started on 12 Jan 2015 at Circoloco at Blue Parrot in Mexico[54] and ended on 31 Aug 2015 at Circoloco at DC-10,[55] he came back to his home country to release his 5th album titled “Pieces Of Me”.[56]

    “Pieces Of Me” was released on the second week of September and got criticism overnight for the cover and title identically to US singer “Ledisi”. Musically the album got response from social media as well as charting iTunes ZA with the song “We Dance Again” he featured Nakhane Toure topping charts by 30 September. on this album Black Coffee worked with the likes of Azola, Portia Monique, Ribatone, Nakhane Toure, Mondli Ngcobo, Kensy, NaakMusiq & Lungi Naidoo.

    Two weeks later he went to Pacha, Ibiza, Spain to attend Dj Awards which he was a nominee on, on the 29th of Sept 2015 he was named “Breakthrough Dj Of The Year”.[6]

    On the 23rd of October 2015, “Pieces of Me” went platinum in South Africa.[7]

    In 2016, he performed at Coachella Valley Music and Arts Festival[57] and Ultra Music Festival.[58]

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