BET Awards 2020: Burna Boy, Rema, Others Nominated


The awards will simulcast LIVE at 01:00 WAT on June 29th making its international broadcast premiere on BET Africa (DStv Channel 129) with a repeat broadcast at 18:00 WAT on the same day. Representing Nigeria on the nominees list this year are superstars Burna Boy and Rema who were nominated for the Best International Act and Viewers’ Choice Best New International Act respectively.

BET has announced the nominees for The BET Awards 2020 with Canadian rapper Drake leading the pack with six nominations.

Other African nominees include Nigerian superstar Burna Boy and Congolese singer-songwriter Innoss’B in the "Best International Act" category, and Nigerian young prodigy, Rema who is nominated in the Viewers ChQAXoice Best New International Act category. Monde Twala, Senior Vice President and General Manager of ViacomCBS Networks Africa commented, “We are excited to celebrate 20 years of black excellence at the BET Awards during these unprecedented times. The International Act categories over the years have honoured some of the most talented musicians in Africa.

According to Leadership reporters, this continues at this year’s awards with multiple artists nominated from across the continent which is a testament to our commitment to shine a light on our own. We wish all our international nominees the best in this recognition on a global stage.” Drake returns to the top spot securing six nods, including ‘Best Male Hip Hop Artist,’ ‘Video of the Year,’ and two nods for both ‘Best Collaboration’ and ‘Viewer’s Choice’ for his features alongside Chris Brown ( No Guidance) and Future (Life Is Good).

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