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Tuface and Dbanj Nominated For 2011 BET Awards



Nigerian artistes Tuface Idibia and Dbanj have been nominated for the 2011 BET Awards “Best International Act (Africa)”.
The other contenders for the award are D black of Ghana, Fally Ipupa of Congo ,Tear gas of South Africa,and Angelique Kidjo of Benin. The Awards will hold June 26 at the Shrine Auditorium in Los Angeles.
See the full list below:

Best Female R&B Artist

Marsha Ambrosius
Keri Hilson
Jennifer Hudson

Best Male R&B Artist
Chris Brown
Cee-Lo Green
Bruno Mars
Trey Songz

Best Group
Diddy Dirty Money
Cali Swag District
New Boyz
Travis Porter

Best Female Hip Hop Artist

Lola Monroe
Nicki Minaj

Best Male Hip Hop Artist
Lil Wayne
Rick Ross
Kanye West

Best Collaboration

B.o.B ft. Haley Williams of Paramore, “Airplanes”
Chris Brown ft. Lil Wayne & Busta Rhymes, “Look At Me Now”
Kanye West ft. Rihanna, “All of the Lights”
Chris Brown ft. Tyga & Kevin McCall, “Deuces”
Waka Flocka Flame ft. Roscoe Dash & Wale, “No Hands”
Rihanna ft. Drake, “What’s My Name”

Best New Artist
J. Cole
Bruno Mars
Willow Smith
Wiz Khalifa

YoungStars Award

Shenell Edmonds
Keke Palmer
Diggy Simmons
Jaden Smith
Willow Smith

Video of the Year
“Far Away” Marsha Ambrosius
“Airplanes” B.o.B ft. Hayley Williams of Paramore
“Look At Me Now” Chris Brown ft. Lil Wayne & Busta Rhymes
“Pretty Girl Rock”, Keri Hilson
“Whip My Hair” Willow Smith
“Runaway” Kanye West ft. Pusha T

Best Gospel
Byron Cage
Deitrick Haddon
Mary Mary
Karen Clark Sheard
BeBe & CeCe Winans

Centric Award
Marsha Ambrosius
Eric Benét
Cee-Lo Green
R. Kelly

Best International Act (Africa)
2Face Idibia (Nigeria)
D’ Banj (Nigeria)
D-Black (Ghana)
Fally Ipupa (DR Congo)
Angelique Kidjo (Benin)
Teargas (South Africa)

Best International Act (UK)
VV Brown
Laura Izibor
Tinchy Stryder
Tinie Tempah

Best Actress
Halle Berry
Taraji P. Henson
Regina King
Zoë Saldana
Kerry Washington

Best Actor
Laz Alonso
Chris Brown
Don Cheadle
Idris Elba
Jamie Foxx

Best Movie

Death at a Funeral
For Colored Girls
The Book of Eli
Tyler Perry’s Why Did I Get Married, Too?

Sportswoman of the Year
Tamika Catchings
Candice Dupree
Maya Moore
Serena Williams
Venus Williams

Sportsman of the Year

Carmelo Anthony
Kobe Bryant
LeBron James
Derrick Rose
Michael Vick

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  1. growth melody

    May 20, 2011 at 1:45 pm

    plz wats BET

  2. ekowin

    May 20, 2011 at 4:02 pm

    tuface and d’banj, should allow the young artise to shine and not only dem.

  3. ayodele

    May 21, 2011 at 12:50 pm

    i am hapi 4 them especialy D’bang koko masta

  4. amolegbe popoola

    May 21, 2011 at 8:57 pm

    Give d award 2 d person who deserve it. Anyone who win dis award don’t thnk dat u ar perfect dan d rest tri to knw dat is god wishes but i wish d two of them best of luck

  5. Ugbesia Omkhodion

    May 26, 2011 at 7:32 am

    2baba, make sure u come home with that award….i dont see any other artist there that is a contender….i see only you…..that is all i can say for now.

  6. Dami...

    June 4, 2011 at 4:15 pm

    Dbanj deserve BET award he his toping 2face on billboard he his no 7 While 2face is no 34.dbanj ve best african american video,best undisputed video hottest rmx,BET knows dat dbanj there nephew will win it,evryday is nt christmas 4 2face…

  7. Henry Divine

    June 11, 2011 at 9:15 am

    Whoever wins the award between 2face and D’banj, the most important thing is that the award came to Nigeria. But i think D’banj has come a long way.

  8. Ugbesia Omokhodion

    June 11, 2011 at 9:28 am

    if Dbanj likes he can sign for late Michael Jackson record….all i know is 2face is bringing the award home……although, i am for dbanj and his gang. 2baba for life.

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Nigerian singer, Burna Boy

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MTV Africa Music Awards (MAMA) Returns In 2021; To Be Held In Uganda



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The official Twitter page of MTV Base Africa has been updated to show all the necessary information regarding the upcoming awards show.

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