The 2014 BET Awards was held last night June 29 at the Nokia Theatre in Los Angeles and Ghana was well represented in Los Angeles in some the pre-event festivities.
It started On Friday night June 27, where music stars and 2014 BET Awards nominees for Best International Act – Africa category – Sarkodie, Tiwa Savage, Mafikizolo, Diamond Platnumz and Davido were at the International talent reception VIP party.
The BET Experience at L.A. LIVE ahead of the 2014 BET Awards, A$AP Rocky, Rick Ross, Ty Dolla $ign and August Alsina hit the Staples Center’s stage for Saturday, June 28 plus a very special hip hop reunion from Outkast, and Ghana’s leading rapper, Sarkodie was there to witness it all, hanging with Snoop Dogg, Kid Ink and Samini.
Sarkodie was spotted doing his sound check ahead of his performance at the BET Experience weekend in Los Angeles. Sarkodie performed as part of the “Music Around the Globe” presentation on Saturday 28th June 2014 alongside Tiwa Savage, Davido and Mafikizolo who were all nominated in the “Best International Act: Africa” category.
On Saturday Ghana’s own Sarkodie, Nigeria’s Tiwa Savage and Mafikizolo from South Africa graced the stage at the ‘BET Experience in LA’ hosted by Ghanaian actress Nadia Buari and Singer Fally Ipupa from D.R Congo.
Even though Sarkodie lost the “Best International Act: Africa” to Davido on the main night, he surely had a blast in Los Angeles meeting some American stars including world heavyweight champ, Mike Tyson and musician extraordinaire, Pharrell Williams, Rapper Snoop Dogg, among others.
Samini who was not nominated decided to take a personal trip to LA for the BET Awards 2014 and managed to take photos and maybe building his connects several international stars including Paris Hilton, actor and Rapper Nick Cannon, Nelly and others. Sarkodie, Samini and Nadia also attended the main event.
The 2014 BET Awards took place yesterday Sunday, June 29 and it aired live from Los Angeles’ Nokia Theatre. The event will be hosted by Chris Rock. There were electrifying performances by Jennifer Hudson, Nicki Minaj, Lionel Richie, Pharrell William, Lil Wayne, Chris Brown, Usher, Iggy Azalea with T.I, and others.