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Kenzo, Bebe Cool miss BET Awards nominations, see nominees full list

The Ugandan singers Bebe Cool and Eddy Kenzo who have done a great job in representing Uganda internationally have this time failed to raise a place in BET Awards, where the nomination was done today. The two singers who won several international last year, in addition to securing very many nominations across the globe have this time watched in dismay as the nominations were announced.
Eddy Kenzo who was the first Ugandan artist to win the BET Award, the BET Viewer’s choice award International Act which he won last year was this time dropped and not nominated in the awards. Surprisingly, the category of his award was also dropped and no nominees in that category this year. Eddy Kenzo was the first singer to win that award and if not revised and included on the list again, he will be even the last person to win that award.
Our In law Diamond Platinumz was the only East African Artist, to make to the list and he was nominated in the category of Best International Act Africa alongside Aka (South Africa), Black Coffee (South Africa), Cassper Nyovest (South Africa), Mzvee (Ghana), Serge Beynaud (Cote D’ivoire), Wizkid (Nigeria) and Yemi Alade (Nigeria)
Other popular musicians who were nominated include Adele whose song Hello made a Youtube record to hit 1 Billion views on Youtube in just 6 months, Beyonce, Rihanna, Chris Brown, Michael Jordan (Actor), Nick Minaj, J Cole, Drake and many others.
Below is the full list of nominees.
Best Female R&B/Pop Artist
Andra Day
Best Male R&B/Pop Artist
Bryson Tiller
Chris Brown
The Weeknd
Best Group
Chainz & Lil Wayne
Drake & Future
Puff Daddy & The Family
Rae Sremmurd
The Internet
Best Collaboration
Big Sean feat. Chris Brown & Ty Dolla $Ign – “Play No Games”
Big Sean feat. Kanye West & John Legend – “One Man Can Change the World”
Future feat. Drake – “Where Ya At”
Nicki Minaj feat. Beyoncé – “Feeling Myself”
Rihanna feat. Drake – “Work”
Best Male Hip Hop Artist
Fetty Wap
J Cole
Kanye West
Kendrick Lamar
Best Female Hip Hop Artist
Dej Loaf
Lil Kim
Missy Elliott
Nicki Minaj
Remy Ma
Video of the Year
Beyoncé – “Formation”
Bryson Tiller – “Don’t”
Drake – “Hotline Bling”
Kendrick Lamar – “Alright”
Rihanna feat. Drake – “Work”
Video Director of the Year
Benny Boom
Chris Brown
Colin Tilley & The Little Homies
Director X
Hype Williams
Best New Artist
Alessia Cara
Andra Day
Bryson Tiller
Tory Lanez
Dr. Bobby Jones Best Gospel/Inspirational Award
Anthony Brown & Group Therapy
Erica Campbell
Kirk Franklin
Tamela Mann
Tasha Cobbs
Best Actress
Gabrielle Union
Kerry Washington
Taraji P. Henson
Tracee Ellis Ross
Viola Davis
Best Actor
Anthony Anderson
Courtney B. Vance
Idris Elba
Michael B. Jordan
O’shea Jackson Jr.
Youngstars Award
Amandla Stenberg
Quvenzhané Wallis
Willow Smith
Yara Shahidi
Best Movie
Beasts of No Nation
Straight Outta Compton
Sportswoman of the Year
Cheyenne Woods
Gabrielle Douglas
Serena Williams
Skylar Diggins
Venus Williams
Sportsman of the Year
Cam Newton
Kobe Bryant
Lebron James
Odell Beckham Jr.
Stephen Curry
Coca-Cola Viewers’ Choice Award
Beyoncé – “Formation”
Bryson Tiller – “Don’t”
Chris Brown – “Back to Sleep”
Drake – “Hotline Bling”
Future feat. Drake – “Where Ya At”
Rihanna feat. Drake – “Work”
Centric Award
Andra Day – “Rise Up”
Beyoncé – “Formation”

  1. Michelle – “Not a Little Bit”

Rihanna – “Bitch Better Have My Money”
The Internet – “Under Control”
Best International Act Africa
Aka (South Africa)
Black Coffee (South Africa)
Cassper Nyovest (South Africa)
Diamond Platnumz (Tanzania)
Mzvee (Ghana)
Serge Beynaud (Cote D’ivoire)
Wizkid (Nigeria)
Yemi Alade (Nigeria)
Best International Act U.K.
Krept & Konan
Lianne La Havas
Tinie Tempah

Nasa Tushabe
Nasa Tushabe
A Ugandan Business and Financial News Journalist. Writer and a critic. Reports Entertainment News for Blizz Uganda website.

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