Davido Misses Out As Wizkid, Yemi Alade Bag 2016 BET Awards Nominations – Here’s The Full List!

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The BET Awards 2016 nominations list is out and boy are we excited!

Asides featuring the likes of Drake with 9 nominations, Beyoncé and Rihanna with 5 each; Taraji P.Henson; Dej Loaf; Kerry Washington; Idris Elba, and more, Nigeria’s Wizkid and Yemi Alade also made the list.

Tussling for the Best International Act Africa alongsides these two are Ghana’s MzVee, South Africa’s Casper Nyovest and AKA, Diamond Platnumz from Tanzania among others. However, HKN’s Davido didn’t make the cut.

This year’s edition will hold at the Microsoft Theater, Los Angeles on Sunday, June 26 2016.

Check out the complete list of nominees below!

Best Female R&B/Pop Artist


Andra Day





Best Male R&B/Pop Artist

Bryson Tiller

Chris Brown


The Weeknd



Best Group

2 Chainz & Lil Wayne

Drake & Future

Puff Daddy & The Family

Rae Sremmurd

The Internet


Best Collaboration

Big Sean Ft. Chris Brown & Ty Dolla $Ign – Play No Games

Big Sean Ft. Kanye West & John Legend – One Man Can Change The World

Future Ft. Drake – Where Ya At

Nicki Minaj Ft. Beyoncé – Feeling Myself

Rihanna Ft. Drake – Work


Best Male Hip Hop Artist


Fetty Wap



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 Ft. 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 Ft. Drake – Where Ya At

Rihanna Ft. Drake – Work


Centric Award

Andra Day – Rise Up

Beyoncé – Formation

Michelle – Not A Little Bit

Rihanna – Bbhmm

The Internet – Under Control


Best International Act UK


Krept & Konan

Lianne La Havas



Tinie Tempah


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)





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