The 2017 BET Awards today honored eight leading African artists who are blazing up the African music scene. Holding up the torch for South African hip-hop is Supa Mega, AKA, continuously growing his international brand power and becoming the only African to receive three consecutive Black Entertainment Television (BET) nods in the coveted Best International Act (Africa) category. The Jiggy Jigga, Nasty C and the inimitable dance and house music sensation, Babes Wodumo. Nigeria enjoys a strong representation with Wizkid who is no stranger to the awards, the infinitely talented Tekno enterprising singer Mr. Eazi, singer and producer Davido and one of the leading reggae and dancehall artists, Stonebwoy from Ghana rounding up the nominees for the Best International Act: Africa.
The BET Awards will broadcast across Africa on BET (DStv channel 129) on Tuesday 27 June at 20:00 CAT.