Monday, June 27, 2011
D'banj and 2face wins BET AWARDS 2011 for Best International Act for Africa
African big shots and Nigeria’s biggest musical exports 2face Idibia and Mo’hits’ D’banj made their country proud by clinching the ‘ Best International Act For Africa ‘ at the recently concluded BET Awards.
D'banj tweeted this afew minutes ago........
Thanks 4 d BET Award. You guys ve done it again. Congratulations 2 myself and our baba 2face 4 bringing this one home 4Naija. Osheeeeeeee.
The awards which took place the Shrine Auditorium , Los Angeles was hosted by actor/stand-up comic Kevin Hart .
The biggest winner ofthe night was R&B singer Chris Brown who bagged three awards - Best Male R&B Artist, Best Collaboration with Lil’ Wayne and BustaRhymes . Wiz khalifa won the award for best new artiste but it was the kiss he shared with girlfriend Amber Rose as he walked up stage that caught the audience attention.
Performers of the night came from Rick Ross , Chris Brown , Bruno Mars , Alicia Keys , Patti LaBelle , Beyonce (who’s performance was pre-recorded), Kelly Rowland , Drake , DJ Khaled , Big Sean , After Seven , Five Heartbeats and others… Warren G. and Snoop Dogg , dressed in all black perform to ‘ Regulate ‘ honoring one of Hip-Hop’s greatest hook men, Nate Dogg .
Another high special moment of the show were the tributes and honours given to PattiLaBelle , Gil-Scott and Nate Dogg .
Check out the winnerslist below…
Best Male R&B Artist
Chris Brown – Winner
Diddy Dirty Money – Winner
Cali Swag District
Best Female Hip Hop Artist
Nicki Minaj – Winner
Best Male Hip Hop Artist
Kanye West – Winner
Chris Brown ft. Lil Wayne & Busta Rhymes, “Look At Me Now” – Winner
B.o.B ft. Haley Williams of Paramore, “Airplanes”
Kanye West ft. Rihanna, “All of the Lights”
Chris Brown ft. Tyga &Kevin McCall, “Deuces”
Waka Flocka Flame ft. Roscoe Dash & Wale, “No Hands”
Rihanna ft. Drake, “What’s My Name”
Best New Artist
Wiz Khalifa – Winner
YoungStars Award – TIE
Jaden Smith – Winner
Willow Smith – Winner
Mary Mary – Winner
Karen Clark Sheard
BeBe & CeCe Winans
Marsha Ambrosius – Winner
Best International Act (Africa) – TIE
2Face Idibia (Nigeria) – Winner
D’ Banj (Nigeria) – Winner
Fally Ipupa (DR Congo)
Angelique Kidjo (Benin)
Teargas (South Africa)
Best International Act (UK)
Tinie Tempah – Winner
Taraji P. Henson – Winner
Idris Elba – Winner
For Colored Girls – Winner
Death at a Funeral
The Book of Eli
Tyler Perry’s Why Did I Get Married, Too?
Sportswoman of the Year
Serena Williams – Winner
Sportsman of the Year
Michael Vick – Winner
Viewers Choice Award
Chris Brown – Look at Me Now
Lifetime Achievement Award