Davido, Beyonce, Jay Z, Tiwa Savage, Sarkodie nominated for BET Awards 2014 (See full list)

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Davido and Tiwa Savage will fly the Nigerian flag, after they were nominated alongside Mafikizolo (South Africa) Diamond Platnumz (Tanzania), Sarkodie (Ghana), and Toofan of Togo for Best International Act (Africa).

Elsewhere, Drake, Future, J.Cole, and Kendrick Lamar will try and wrestle the Best Male Hip Hop Artists gong from veteran Jay-Z, while Rihanna and Beyoncé face-off for the Best Female R&B/Pop Artist category, which also features Janelle Monae, Jhené Aiko, K.Michelle, and Tamar Braxton.

The BET Awards 2014 will be staged at the Nokia Theatre in Los Angeles, on June 29. They will then premiere on BET International in Africa on 1 July at 9pm.

The complete list of nominees for the “BET Awards” 2014 are:

Best International Act: Africa

Davido (Nigeria)
Diamond Platnumz (Tanzania)
Mafikizolo (South Africa)
Sarkodie (Ghana)
Tiwa Savage (Nigeria)
Toofan (Togo)

Best International Act: UK

Dizzee Rascal
Ghetts
Krept & Konan
Laura Mvula
Rita Ora
Tinie Tempah

Best Female R&B/Pop Artist

Beyoncé
Janelle Monáe
Jhené Aiko
K. Michelle
Rihanna
Tamar Braxton

Best Male R&B/Pop Artist

August Alsina
Chris Brown
John Legend
Justin Timberlake
Pharrell Williams

Best Group

A$AP Mob
Daft Punk
Macklemore & Ryan Lewis
TGT
Young Money

Best Collaboration

August Alsina f/ Trinidad Jame$ – I Luv This
Beyoncé f/ JAY Z – Drunk In Love
Drake f/ Majid Jordan – Hold On (We’re Going Home)
JAY Z f/ Justin Timberlake – Holy Grail
Robin Thicke f/ T.I. & Pharrell Williams – Blurred Lines
YG f/ Jeezy & Rich Homie Quan – My Hitta

Best Male Hip Hop Artist

Drake
Future
J. Cole
JAY Z
Kendrick Lamar

Best Female Hip Hop Artist

Angel Haze
Charli Baltimore
Eve
Iggy Azalea
Nicki Minaj

Video of the Year

Beyoncé – Partition
Beyoncé f/ JAY Z – Drunk In Love
Chris Brown – Fine China
Drake – Worst Behavior
Pharrell Williams – Happy

Video Director of the Year

Benny Boom
Chris Brown
Colin Tilley
Director X
Hype Williams

Best New Artist

Ariana Grande
August Alsina
Mack Wilds
Rich Homie Quan
ScHoolboy Q

Best Gospel Artist

Donnie McClurkin
Erica Campbell
Hezekiah Walker
Tamela Mann
Tye Tribbett

Best Actress

Angela Bassett
Gabrielle Union
Kerry Washington
Lupita Nyong’o
Oprah Winfrey

Best Actor

Chiwetel Ejiofor
Forest Whitaker
Idris Elba
Kevin Hart
Michael B. Jordan

YoungStars Award

Gabrielle Douglas
Jacob Latimore
Jaden Smith
KeKe Palmer
Zendaya

Best Movie

12 Years a Slave
The Best Man Holiday
Fruitvale Station
Kevin Hart: Let Me Explain
Lee Daniels’ The Butler

Subway Sportswoman of the Year

Brittney Griner
Lolo Jones
Serena Williams
Skylar Diggins
Venus Williams

Subway Sportsman of the Year

Blake Griffin
Carmelo Anthony
Floyd Mayweather Jr.
Kevin Durant
LeBron James

Centric Award

Aloe Blacc – The Man
Jennifer Hudson f/ T.I. – I Can’t Describe (The Way I Feel)
Jhené Aiko – The Worst
LiV Warfield – Why Do You Lie?
Wale f/ Sam Dew – LoveHate Thing

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