Lagos - Black Entertainment Television, BET has unveiled the nominees for the 2016 BET Awards Viewers’ Choice “Best New International Act” category.
This year’s competition will include: Falz (Nigeria), Emtee (South Africa), MHD (France), TkayMaidza (Australia), WSTRN (UK) and Section Boyz (UK).
Hosted by Anthony Anderson and Tracee Ellis Ross, the 2016 “BET Awards” will include previously announced performances by Alicia Keys, Maxwell and more, as well as a star-studded tribute to legendary pop icon Prince featuring Sheila E., The Roots, D’Angelo and Janelle Monae on one of the year’s biggest nights in music.
Falz is known for his funny skits on social media, breaking out with a popular ‘Ello bae’ catchphrase which became viral pretty fast.
The rapper has got two albums out “Waz Up Guy” (2009) and “Stories that touch”(2015) which have both received critical acclaims.
The comic rapper won Best Actor in a Comedy Movie/Series at the 2016 Africa Magic Viewers Choice Awards for his role as ‘Segun’ in Funke Akindele’s TV series ‘Jenifa’s Diary’.