Davido and Tiwa Savage have been nominated in the BET Awards 2018 International Act category according to the nominees list that was made public Tuesday, May 15, 2018.
The 2018 BET Awards is scheduled to take place on Sunday, June 25, 2018at the Microsoft Theater, Los Angeles, California, United States.
The organizers have rolled out the list of nominations for the respective categories and the one that sticks out is the category for Best International Act, Music which sees Nigeria's superstars Davido and Tiwa Savage listed among the nominees that features a strong line up of artists across the world.
It will be recalled that Davido who was recently crowned artist of the year at The Headies 2018 had won the award in 2014 which also had Tiwa Savage amongst the nominees, and was also nominated in the same category last year but he lost out to his fellow statesman, Wizkid.
Davido is widely tipped to emerge winner at this years event, but he faces competition from the likes of Tiwa Savage, who has also enjoyed a stellar past 12 months and rappers, Cassper Nyovest from South Africa, Stormzy and J Hus from UK.
See the full list of nominees:
Best International Act AwardBooba (France)Cassper Nyovest (South Africa)Davido (Nigeria)Dadju (France)Distruction Boyz (South Africa)Fally Ipupa (DR Congo)
J Hus (UK)Niska (France)Tiwa Savage (Nigeria)Stefflon Don (UK)Stormzy (UK)
Best Female R&B / Pop Artist AwardBeyoncéSZAH.E.R.RihannaKehlani
Best Collaboration AwardBruno Mars f/ Cardi B - "Finesse (Remix)"DJ Khaled f/ Rihanna and Bryson Tiller - "Wild Thoughts"DJ Khaled f/ Jay Z, Future & Beyoncé - "Top Off"Cardi B f/ 21 Savage - "Bartier Cardi"French Montana f/ Swae Lee - "Unforgettable"Kendrick Lamar f/ Rihanna - "Loyalty"Best Male Hip Hop Artist AwardDrakeKendrick LamarDJ KhaledJay ZJ. ColeBest Female Hip Hop Artist AwardCardi BNicki MinajRemy MaDej LoafRapsody
Video of the Year Award Drake - "God's Plan"Cardi B - "Bodak Yellow"Bruno Mars f/ Cardi B - "Finesse (Remix)"DJ Khaled f/ Rihanna and Bryson Tiller - "Wild Thoughts"Kendrick Lamar - "Humble"Migos f/ Drake - "Walk It Talk It"
Video Director of the Year Award Benny BoomDirector XAva DuVernayChris BrownDave Meyers
Best New Artist Award SZAH.E.R.Daniel CaesarGoldLinkA Boogie Wit Da Hoodie
Dr. Bobby Jones Best Gospel/Inspirational Award Lecrae f/ Tory Kelly - "I'll Find You"Snoop Dogg f/ B Slade - "Words Are Few"Ledisi and Kirk Franklin - "If You Don't Mind"Marvin Sapp - "Close"Tasha Cobbs Leonard f/ Nicki Minaj - "I'm Getting Ready"
Best Actress AwardTiffany HaddishLupita Nyong'oIssa RaeAngela BassettLetitia WrightTaraji P. Henson
Best Actor AwardChadwick BosemanMichael B. JordanDonald GloverSterling K. Brown Denzel WashingtonDaniel KaluuyaYoung Stars AwardYara ShahidiAshton TylerCaleb McLaughlinLonnie ChavisMarsai MartinMiles BrownBest Movie AwardBlack PantherGirls TripA Wrinkle in TimeDetroitMudboundSportswoman of the Year AwardSerena WilliamsVenus WilliamsSkylar Diggins-SmithCandace ParkerElana Meyers Taylor
Sportsman of the Year AwardStephen CurryLeBron JamesKevin DurantDwyane WadeOdell Beckham Jr.
Album of the Year AwardKendrick Lamar - DamnSZA - CtrlJay Z - 4:44Migos - Culture IIKendrick Lamar and Various Artists - Black Panther: The AlbumDJ Khaled - Grateful
BET Her AwardJanelle Monáe - "Django Jane"Lizzo - "Water Me"Mary J. Blige - "Strength of a Woman"Remy Ma f/ Chris Brown - "Melanin Magic (Pretty Brown)"Chloe x Halle - "The Kids Are Alright"Leikeli47 - "2nd Fiddle"
Coca-Cola Viewers’ Choice AwardSZA f/ Travis Scott - "Love Galore"Cardi B - "Bodak Yellow"Kendrick Lamar - "Humble"Drake - "God's Plan"Migos f/ Nicki Minaj and Cardi B - "MotorSport"DJ Khaled f/ Rihanna and Bryson Tiller - "Wild Thoughts"