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Wizkid Beats Davido, Nasty C, AKA & Babes To Win BET Best African Act Award

Nigerian rapper Wizkid beats Nasty C, AKA, Babes Wodumo to win Best African Act at 2017 BET International awards

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 Wizkid walked away with the Best International: Africa gong at the 2017 International ‘BET Awards’.

The Nigerian artist, who is based in the States these days, beat out South Africa top acts AKA, Babes Wodumo and Nasty C, Stonebwoy (Ghana), as well his Nigerian contemporaries Davido, Tekno and Mr Eazi to snatch the award on Sunday.

Yvonne Chaka Chaka and Ilwad Elman were honoured with the BET Global Good Awards at the show.

 

US category winners will be revealed at the “BET Awards” 17. The show will air on Tuesday 27 June on BET (DStv channel 129) at 20:00 CAT.

Our very own Nomzamo Mbatha joined co-host Eva Marcille for some presenting duties.

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Now a Hollywood star, South African actress, who has starred on US TV series Quantico, turned heads on the carpet, where she spotted her famous ‘fro do.

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THE FULL LIST OF WINNERS AT THE EVENT 

BEST INTERNATIONAL: AFRICA
AKA (South Africa)
BABES WODUMO (South Africa)
DAVIDO (Nigeria)
NASTY C (South Africa)
STONEBWOY (Ghana)
TEKNO (Nigeria)
WIZKID (Nigeria)
MR EAZI (Nigeria)

BEST INTERNATIONAL: EUROPE

BOOBA (France)
MHD (France)
CRAIG DAVID (UK)
EMELI SANDE (UK)
GIGGS (UK)
SKEPTA (UK)
STORMZY (UK)
WILEY (UK)

VIEWER’S CHOICE “BEST INTERNATIONAL ACT”
DAVE (UK)
JORJA SMITH (UK)
RAYVANNY (Tanzania)
AMANDA BLACK (South Africa)
CHANGMO (South Korea)
DANIEL CAESAR (Canada)
REMI (Australia)
SKIP MARLEY (Jamaica)

GLOBAL GOOD: STAR AWARD
ILWAD ELMAN (Somalia/Canada)

GLOBAL GOOD: POWER AWARD
YVONNE CHAKA CHAKA (South Africa)

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SAMAs Are Switching Up A Few Categories Because Things Have Evolved

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The South African Music Awards have announced a few changes to some category names to include more artists who’s contributions might have been easily blackballed. As calls for entries for next year’s gong shindig continue gaining momentum, a more diverse pool of artist may now approach the table:

Best Rap Album has changed to Best Hip Hop Album. The renaming allows for Hip Hop DJs to enter their albums in addition to Rap residing in this category. We can already think of a few DJs who will soon be giving rappers a run for their money in this hotly contested category.

Best African Adult has changed to Best African Adult Contemporary Album. The category does not carry language exclusion.

Best Africa Artist has changed to Best African Artist.  This has also been made a special category so that South African artists can enter their works and compete for the bragging rights of being named the best artist in the African continent.

The Best Kwaito Album category name has not been changed, but its definition has expanded to include Gqom, New Age Kwaito, Amapiano and other types of Kwaito subcategory music available in the country.

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Davido Scoops Best African Act MTV EMA Award

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Davido scooped two awards at the MTV European Music Awards this past weekend. The Nigerian artist continued his winning streak when he walked away with the Best African Act award at the event, held at The SSE Arena in Wembley, London.

Davido, who had the crowd eating from the palm of his hands when he performed at Major League Gardens 2017, took to his Instagram page to thank fans for all the support in what has been his most commercially successful era to date.

MTV (Channel130 on DStv) today at 14:00 CAT and at 17:30 and 22:00 CAT on Tuesday November 14th

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Who Will Win Album Of The Year At The 2017 SA Hip Hop Awards?

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Shane Eagle, Cassper Nyovest, Stogie T and AKA are the most nominated Hip Hop artists at the 6th Annual SA Hip Hop Awards. The gong shindig has unveiled their full list of nominees, and the the rappers who represent different facets of South African Hip Hop, scored the most nominations.

The Best Album category also features OkMalumkoolkat’s Mlazi Milano, who had one of our favourite albums from 2016. Read the full REVIEW. There’s also AKA and Anatii, who’s first collaborative album Be Careful What You Wish For spawned some of the biggest hits this year. These include 10 Fingers and Don’t Forget To Pray. 

SEE: FULL LIST OF WINNERS AT THE 2016 SA HIP HOP AWARDS

They’ve each recieved nominations for Best Song, where they will be vying for the award alongside Frank Casino, Riky Rick, Da L.E.S, Maraza and Junior De Rocker featuring Golden Black.

The 2017 South African Hip Hop also announced that this year’s event will be broadcast on SABC 1, for the culture. Comedienne Nina Hastie will be hosting.

NOMINATIONS 

SONG OF THE YEAR

1.The Whole Thang Remix Frank Casino feat. Riky Rick

2. Tito Mboweni – Cassper Nyovest

3. Ngiyaz’fela Ngawe – Kwesta feat. Thabsie

4. Lifestyle – Da LES feat. Gemini Major

5. Gqi – Okmalumkoolkat feat. Amadando

6. By Any Means – Stogie T feat. Yanga and Emtee

7. Don’t Forget To Pray – AKA and Anatii

8. 10 Fingers – AKA and Anatii

9. Been Thinking – Junior De Rocka feat. Golden Black and Maraza

10. The World Is Yours – AKA

BEST ALBUM 

1. Thuto – Cassper Nyovest

2. Stogie T – Stogie T

3. Yellow – Shane Eagle

4. BCWYWF – AKA and Anatii

5. Mlazi Milano – Okmalumkoolkat

MIXTAPE OF THE YEAR 

1. Tellascope – Bigstar

2. Morning Star – Zoocci Coke Dope

3. The Cape & Good Dope – Ganja Beats & Youngsta

4. Inja Yam Vol.1 – DJ Sliqe

5. Dreams Money Can Buy – J Molley

BEST MALE

1. Thuto – Cassper Nyovest

2. Stogie T – Stogie T

3. Yellow – Shane Eagle

4. Mlazi Milano – Okmalumkoolkat

5. Diamond In Africa – Da LES

BEST FEMALE

1. I Am – Nelz

2. Beautiful Black Girl  -Lee STK

3. Malatjie – Patty Monroe

4. The New Era Sessions – Rouge

5. Barkston Drive – MegMafia

DJ OF THE YEAR 

1. DJ Speedsta

2. Major League DJz

3. Junior De Rocka

4. DJ Sliqe

5. DJ PH

PRODUCER OF THE YEAR

1. Ali Keys

2. Gemini Major

3. Ruff

4. Co Kayn

5. Zoocci Coke Dope

BEST COLLABO

1. 10 Fingers – AKA and Anatii

2. Don’t Forget To Pray – AKA and Anatii

3. Destiny – Cassper Nyovest ft. Goapele

4. Ngiyaz’fela Ngawe – Kwesta ft. Thabsie

5. Thixo – L Tido ft. AKA

6. Gqi – Okmalumkoolkat feat. Amadando

7. Been Thinking Remix – Junior De Rocka ft. Cassper Nyovest, Riky Rick and Kwesta

8. Lifestyle – Da LES x Gemini Major

9. I Don’t Know – DJ Speedsta ft. J Mooley, Fr

10. The Whole Thang Remix – Frank Casino ft. Riky Rick

LYRICIST OF THE YEAR

1. Shane Eagle

2. Stogie T

3. Blaklez

4. Ginger Breadman

5. Youngsta

BEST FRESHMAN/NEWCOMER

1. Rouge

2. Shane Eagle

3. Bigstar

4. Zoocci Coke Dope

5. J Molley

HUSTLER OF THE YEAR

1. Cassper Nyovest

2. AKA

3. Proverb

4. Kwesta

5. Major League DJz

BEST VIDEO

1. The World Is Yours – AKA

2. 10 Fingers – AKA and Anatii

3. Ngiyaz’fela Ngawe – Kwesta feat. Thabsie

4. Let It Flow – Shane Eagle

5. Hallelujah – DuBoiz feat. AKA

6. Caiphus Song – AKA

7. No – Feelings KO

8. Wes Kaap – Youngsta

9. Destiny – Cassper Nyovest feat. Goapele

10. Tito Mboweni – Cassper Nyovest

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