Pop star, Davido and Mavin Records’ first lady, Tiwa Savage, have been nominated in this year’s BET awards.
P.M.NEWS Entertainment Café learnt that the two talented artistes were nominated alongside four other African acts in the Best International Act Africa category.
Other nominees are Mafikizolo (South Africa), Diamond Platinumz (Tanzania), Sarkodie (Ghana), and Toofan (Togo).
Nominations were announced in 20 categories, selected by BET’s Voting Academy comprising respected entertainment professionals in the fields of television, film, music, social media, digital marketing, sports journalism, public relations, creative arts and fans.
The BET Awards 2014 will take place on Sunday, 29 June at the Nokia Theatre L.A. Live in Los Angeles, California, USA, while it will premiere on BET International in Africa on 1 July.
“This year’s nominees represent the best of the culture. It’s great to see our talented new artist’s right alongside our more beloved ones with long careers. We appreciate our BET Awards nomination committee for their efforts and congratulate all the nominees,” said Stephen Hill, BET’s President of Music Programming and Specials