AKA and Sho Madjozi represent South Africa.
The awards celebrate the brightest stars across music, television, film, sports, and philanthropy. The nominees announced in the Best International Act Award category from South Africa is Hip Hop rapper AKA alongside Nigerian musicians Burna Boy and Mr. Eazi. Also included in the category are Dave and Giggs from the UK with Aya Nakamura and Dosseh from France.
In the fan voted category of Best New International Act, Sho Madjozi from South Africa is nominated together with Teniola Apata from Nigeria, Headie One and Octavian from the UK and France’s Jokair and Nesly.
BET will honour the Best International Act in-show, along with the viewer’s choice fan voted category Best New International Act during the live red-carpet pre-show. The pre-show will be broadcast on BET Africa (DStv channel 129) from 00:00 CAT and 20:00 CAT.
The 2019 BET Awards will be broadcast on Monday, 24 June 2019, starting with a pre-show on at 00:00 CAT, followed by the main awards show at 02:00 CAT and conclude with a post-show immediately after. The awards will also be broadcast at 20:00 CAT the same night.
Best International Act
AKA (SOUTH AFRICA)
AYA NAKAMURA (FRANCE)
BURNA BOY (NIGERIA)
MR. EAZI (NIGERIA)
Best New International Act – (Fan Voted Category)
HEADIE ONE (UK)
SHO MADJODZI (SOUTH AFRICA)
TENIOLA APATA (NIGERIA)