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    Davido Wins Best International Act At BET Awards 2018 || SEE FULL LIST

    Davido has been named the Best International Act at the 2018 BET Awards ceremony which held yesterday, in California, United States.

    The singer edged out the likes of UK act, Stormzy, Tiwa Savage and Cassper Nyovest to claim the award. Davido made history with the award as he became the first African to climb the BET main stage to receive the award for Best International act.
    Since BET created the category in 2011, the award was handed to the winners at the back stage. This sparked some sort of revolution led by the likes of Wizkid, Fuse OG and Yemi Alade who dissociated themselves from the award, complaining that the back stage treatment reeks of disrespect to African artistes.
    Earlier in the year, the organizers of the award announced changes to the Best International Act category. The organizers announced that the recipient of the BET Best International Act Award would now climb the main stage as opposed to the back stage arrangement that used to be the norm.
    The change took effect on Sunday, June 24th, 2018 at the Microsoft Theater in Los Angeles, California as Davido climbed the BET main stage, holding his award in his hands while urging African artists to collaborate. He said,
    “Let’s collaborate, everybody. Let’s collaborate, man.”
    See full list below.
    Best Female R&B/Pop Artist Award
    Beyoncé *WINNER
    SZA
    H.E.R.
    Rihanna
    Kehlani
    Best Male R&B/Pop Artist Award
    Bruno Mars *WINNER
    Chris Brown
    The Weeknd
    Khalid
    Daniel Caesar
    Best Group Award
    Migos *WINNER
    A Tribe Called Quest
    N*E*R*D
    Rae Sremmurd
    Chloe x Halle
    Best Collaboration Award
    Bruno Mars /Cardi B – “Finesse (Remix)”
    DJ Khalid /Rihanna and Bryson Tiller – “Wild Thoughts” *WINNER
    DJ Khalid /Jay-Z, Future & Beyoncé – “Top Off”
    Cardi B /21 Savage – “Bartier Cardi”
    French Montana f/Swae Lee – “Unforgettable”
    Kendrick Lamar f/Rihanna – “Loyalty”
    Best Male Hip Hop Artist Award
    Drake
    Kendrick Lamar *WINNER
    DJ Khaled
    Jay-Z
    J.Cole
    Best Female Hip Hop Artist Award
    Cardi B *WINNER
    Nicki Minaj
    Remy Ma
    Dej Loaf
    Rapsody
    Video of the Year Award
    Drake – “God’s Plan” *WINNER
    Cardi B – “Bodak Yellow”
    Bruno Mars /Cardi B – “Finesse (Remix)”
    DJ Khaled /Rihanna and Bryson Tiller – “Wild Thoughts”
    Kendrick Lamar – “Humble”
    Migos /Drake “Walk It Talk It”
    Video Director of the Year Award
    Benny Boom
    Director X
    Ava DuVernay *WINNER
    Chris Brown
    Dave Meyers
    Best New Artist Award
    SZA *WINNER
    H.E.R.
    Daniel Caesar
    Gold
    LinkA
    Boogie Wit Da Hoodie
    Dr. Bobby Jones Best Gospel/Inspirational Award
    Lecrae / Tory Kelly – “I’ll Find You” *WINNER
    Snoop Dogg / B Slade – “Words Are Few”
    Ledisi and Kirk Franklin – “If You Don’t Mind”
    Marvin Sapp – “Close”
    Tasha Cobbs Leonard f/ Nicki Minaj – “I’m Getting Ready”
    Best Actress Award
    Tiffany Haddish *WINNER
    Lupita Nyong’o
    Issa Rae
    Angela Bassett
    Letitia Wright
    Taraji P. Henson
    Best Actor Award
    Chadwick Boseman *WINNER
    Michael B. Jordan
    Donald Glover
    Sterling K. Brown
    Denzel Washington
    Daniel Kaluuya
    Young Stars Award
    Yara Shahidi *WINNER
    Ashton Tyler
    Caleb McLaughlin
    Lonnie Chavis
    Marsai Martin
    Miles Brown
    Best Movie Award
    “Black Panther” *WINNER
    “Girls Trip”
    “A Wrinkle in Time”
    “Detroit”
    “Mudbound”
    Sportswoman of the Year Award
    Serena Williams *WINNER
    Venus Williams
    Skylar Diggins-Smith
    Candace Parker
    Elana Meyers Taylor
    Sportsman of the Year Award
    Stephen Curry
    LeBron James *WINNER
    Kevin Durant
    Dwayne Wade
    Odell Beckham Jr.
    Album of the Year Award
    Kendrick Lamar – “Damn” *WINNER
    SZA – “Ctrl”
    Jay-Z – “4:44”
    Migos – “Culture II”
    Kendrick Lamar and Various Artists – “Black Panther: The Album”
    DJ Khaled – “Grateful”
    BET Her Award
    Janelle Monáe – “Django Jane”
    Lizzo – “Water Me”
    Mary J. Blige – “Strength of a Woman” *WINNER
    Remy Ma f/ Chris Brown – “Melanin Magic (Pretty Brown)”
    Chloe x Halle – “The Kids Are Alright”
    Leikeli47 – “2nd Fiddle”
    Coca-Cola Viewers’ Choice Award
    SZA / Travis Scott – “Love Galore”
    Cardi B – “Bodak Yellow” *WINNER
    Kendrick Lamar – “Humble”
    Drake – “God’s Plan”
    Migos / Nicki Minaj and Cardi B – “MotorSport”
    DJ Khaled f/ Rihanna and Bryson Tiller – “Wild Thoughts”
    The Best International Act Award
    Booba (FRANCE)
    Cassper Nyovest (SA)
    Dadju (FRANCE)
    Davido (NIGERIA) *WINNER
    Distruction Boyz (SA)
    Fally Ipupa (DR CONGO)
    J Hus (UK)
    NISKA (FRANCE)
    Tiwa Savage (NIGERIA)
    Stefflon Don (UK)
    Stormzy (UK)
    Watch video below.

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