Sarkodie, Stonebwoy nominated for 2015 BET Awards

Two of Ghana’s award winning musicians, Sarkodie and Stonebwoy have been nominated for this year Black Entertainment Television (BET) Awards.

The two are amongst a long list of acts who received nominations in the 2015 edition of the awards which comes off June 28 in Los Angeles, USA.

The list of nominees for this year’s event which will officially kick off on June 25 and climax on June 28 with the awards night, were released Monday.

Sarkodie and Stonebwoy, both Artiste of the Year winners in Ghana, will face some of the continent’s biggest acts for the Best International Act: Africa award.

They will battle AKA (South Africa), Fally Ipupa (DR Congo), Sauti Sol (Kenya), The Soil (South Africa), Wizkid (Nigeria) and Yemi Alade (Nigeria) for the award.

Sarkodie and Wizkid are hoping to make their second BET award win after jointly winning it in 2012. Nigerian musician Davido beat Sarkodie to win the award in the 2014 edition.

Three UK-based musicians, of Ghanaian descent, have been nominated in the Best International Act: UK category of the awards.

Fuse ODG, Lethal Bizzle and Stormzy, all of Ghanaian parentage, will face FKA twigs, Little Simz, and MNEK for the award.

Story by Ghana | | Ernest Dela Aglanu (Twitter: @delaXdela / Instagram: citizendela)

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