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FabAfriq Cover Girl Lira Nominated For BET 2012: Wizkid, Sarkodie etc Also Nominated!

Congratulations to South Africa’s LIRA, FabAfriq Magazine's Cover girl Spring  2012,  who has just been nominated for the 2012 BET Awards in the Best International Act Africa category. Lira is Sony Africa's multi-platinum vocalist and the face of Audi South Africa. Her nomination has been expected and we are sure she'll come out victoriously.  Also nominated in the same category are ,

Wizkid, Young Nigerian pop Singer, who can already boast for a collaboration with Akon and a deal with Konvict Muzik 

Ice prince (Nigeria) 

Camp Mulla (Kenya)

Other people from Africa we are excited to find out about their nominations are: Mokobe (Mali), Sarkodie (Ghana),

thinking about the great talents in the UK, we were quite pleased to find out about Sway and Estelle under the BET International Act UK Category. Beyonce and Kanye West can be crowned the king and Queen of BET 2012 as both have 7 & 6 overall nominations respectively.

Guess who'll be honoured with a Cadillac Lifetime Achievement Award? “Maze featuring Frankie Beverly.  Catch the flame on stage with the amazing live performance of Chris Brown and Nicki Minaj.

BET 2012 will be hosted by Samuel L. Jackson and it will be on July 1st, live from the Shrine Auditorium in Los Angeles by 8 p.m.”

Congratulations to all nominees!!
Full List of Nominees below:
Best Female R&B Artist
Marsha Ambrosius
Mary J. Blige
Melanie Fiona

Best Male R&B Artist
Chris Brown
Bruno Mars
Trey Songz


Best Male Hip-Hop Artist
Big Sean
J. Cole
Lil Wayne
Rick Ross
Young Jeez

Best Female Hip-Hop Artist
Nicki Minaj
Brianna Perry

Best Group
Bad Meets Evil
Diddy-Dirty Money
Maybach Music Group
Mindless Behavior
The Throne (Jay-Z & Kanye West)

Best New Artist
A$AP Rocky
Big Sean
Meek Mill

Best Collaboration
Beyoncé ft./ J. Cole – “Party””
Big Sean ft./ Kanye West & Roscoe Dash – “Marvin & Chardonnay”
DJ Khaled ft./ Drake, Rick Ross, and Lil Wayne – “I’m On One”
Drake ft./ Lil Wayne and Tyga – “The Motto”
The Throne (Jay-Z & Kanye West) ft./ Otis Redding – “Otis”
Wale ft./ Miguel – “Lotus Flower Bomb”

Video of the Year
Beyoncé – “Countdown”
Beyoncé – “Love on Top”
The Throne (Jay-Z & Kanye West) – “Ni**as in Paris”
The Throne (Jay-Z & Kanye West) – “Otis”
Usher – “Climax”

Video Director of the Year
Beyoncé and Alan Ferguson
Benny Boom
Chris Brown and Godfrey Tabarez
Kanye West
Hype Williams

Best Gospel
Yolanda Adams
Kim Burrell
James Fortune & FIYA
Fred Hammond
Trin-I-Tee 5:7

YoungStars Award
Jacob Latimore
Keke Palmer
Willow Smith

Viewers’ Choice Award
Drake ft./ Lil Wayne & Tyga – “The Motto”
Beyoncé – “Love on Top”
Chris Brown – “Turn Up the Music”
Mindless Behavior – “Hello”
The Throne ft./ Otis Redding – “Otis”
Wale ft./ Miguel – “Lotus Flower Bomb”

Centric Award
Robert Glasper
Robin Thicke

Best International Act: U.K.
Emeli Sande
Wretch 32

Best International Act: Africa
Camp Mulla (Kenya)
Ice Prince (Nigeria)
Lira (South Africa)
Mokobe (Mali)
Sarkodie (Ghana)
Wizkid (Nigeria)

Best Actress
Angela Bassett
Viola Davis
Taraji P. Henson
Regina King
Zoe Saldana

Best Actor
Don Cheadle
Idris Elba
Kevin Hart
Denzel Washington

Best Movie
Good Deeds
Jumping the Broom
Laugh at My Pain
Red Tails
The Help

Sportswoman of the Year
Skylar Diggins
Candace Parker
Brittney Griner
Serena Williams
Venus Williams

Sportsman of the Year
Carmelo Anthony
Kobe Bryant
LeBron James
Victor Cruz
Kevin Durant

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