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Two Nigerian music stars, Wizkid and Yemi Alade has been nominated for the Best International Act (Africa) at the forthcoming BET Awards 2015. This is the second time Wizkid will be nominated for the category after winning it in 2012.

Chris Brown and Nicki Minaj lead the BET Awards 2015 with six nominations apiece.

The “Loyal” singer is nominated in categories including Best Male R&B/Pop Artist, Best Collaboration, Video of the Year, and the Coca-Cola Viewers’ Choice Award.

Nicki received nods for Best Collaboration, Best Female Hip-Hop Artist, Video of the Year, Coca-Cola Viewers’ Choice Award, and Best Group as a member of Young Money.

Beyoncé and Lil Wayne score four nominations each, while other multiple nominees include Big Sean, Usher, and Sam Smith.

In the coveted Video of the Year category, the nominees include Beyoncé’s “7/11,” Big Sean and E-40’s “I Don’t Fuck With You,” Chris Brown, Lil Wayne, and Tyga’s “Loyal,” Brown, Usher, and Rick Ross’ “New Flame,” Common and John Legend’s “Glory,” and Nicki Minaj’s “Anaconda.”

Azealia Banks criticized the Best Female Hip-Hop Artist category, in which she was nominated alongside Nicki Minaj, DeJ Loaf, Iggy Azalea, Tink, and Trina.

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The BET Awards will celebrate its 15th anniversary live from the Nokia Theatre in Los Angeles on Sunday, June 28.

BET AWARDS 2015 NOMINATIONS

Best Female R&B/Pop Artist
Beyoncé
Ciara
Janelle Monáe
Jhené Aiko
K. Michelle
Rihanna

Best Male R&B/Pop Artist
August Alsina
Chris Brown
John Legend
The Weeknd
Trey Songz
Usher

Best Group
A$AP Mob
Jodeci
Migos
Rae Sremmurd
Rich Gang
Young Money

Best Collaboration
August Alsina feat. Nicki Minaj – “No Love (Remix)”
Big Sean feat. E-40 – “IDFWU”
Chris Brown feat. Lil Wayne and Tyga – “Loyal”
Chris Brown feat. Usher and Rick Ross – “New Flame”
Common & John Legend – “Glory” (From the motion picture Selma)
Mark Ronson feat. Bruno Maros – “Uptown Funk”

Best Male Hip-Hop Artist
Big Sean
Common
Drake
J. Cole
Kendrick Lamar
Wale

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Best Female Hip-Hop Artist
Azealia Banks
DeJ Loaf
Iggy Azalea
Nicki Minaj
Tink
Trina

Video of the Year
Beyoncé – “7/11″
Big Sean feat. E-40 – “IDFWU”
Chris Brown feat. Lil Wayne and Tyga – “Loyal”
Chris Brown feat. Usher and Rick Ross – “New Flame”
Common & John Legend – “Glory” (From the motion picture Selma)
Nicki Minaj – “Anaconda”

Video Director of the Year
Benny Boom
Beyoncé, Ed Burke, & Todd Tourso
Chris Robinson
Fatima Robinson
Hype Williams

Best New Artist
Bobby Shmurda
DeJ Loaf
Fetty Wap
Rae Sremmurd
Sam Smith
Tinashe

Best Gospel Artist
Deitrick Haddon
Erica Campbell
Fred Hammond
Lecrae
Mali Music
Michelle Williams

Best Actress
Gabrielle Union
Kerry Washington
Taraji P. Henson
Tracee Ellis Ross
Viola Davis

Best Actor
Anthony Anderson
Idris Elba
Jussie Smollett
Kevin Hart
Terrence Howard

Youngstars Award
Jacob Latimore
Jaden Smith
Mo’ne Davis
Quvenzhané Wallis
Zendaya

Best Movie
Annie
Selma
Think Like a Man Too
Tope Five

Sportswoman of the Year
Brittney Griner
Candace Parker
Serena Williams
Skylar Diggins
Venus Williams

Sportsman of the Year
Chris Paul
Floyd Mayweather, Jr.
Lebron James
Marshawn Lynch
Stephen Curry

COCA-COLA VIEWERS’ CHOICE AWARD
Beyoncé – “7/11″
DeJ Loaf – “Try Me”
Kendrick Lamar – “i”
Nicki Minaj fear. Drake, Lil Wayne, & Chris Brown – “Only”
Rae Sremmurd feat. Nicki Minaj & Young Thug – “Throw Sum Mo”
The Weeknd – “Earned It” (From the Fifty Shades of Grey soundtrack)

Centric Award
Avery Sunshine – “Call My Name”
Jazmine Sullivan feat. Meek Mill – “Dumb”
Mark Ronson feat. Bruno Mars – “Uptown Funk”
Sam Smith feat. Mary J. Blige – “Stay With Me”
The Weeknd – “Earned It” (From the Fifty Shades of Grey soundtrack)

Best International Act: Africa
AKA (South Africa)
Fally Ipupa (DR Congo)
Sarkodie (Ghana)
Sauti Sol (Kenya)
Stonebwoy (Ghana)
The Soil (South Africa)
Wizkid (Nigeria)
Yemi Alade (Nigeria)

Best International Act: UK
fka Twigs
Fuse ODG
Lethal Bizzle
Little Simz
Mnek
Stormzy

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