BET International has announced a new category to honour artistes from around the world during the BET “Hip Hop Awards” 2019.
Artistes from Africa, Europe and Canada will compete for the Best International Flow Category during the BET “Hip Hop Awards” 2019.
The announcement of the ‘Best International Flow’ category is the latest move by BET International to recognise the growing appeal of artistes from around the world.
The BET “Hip Hop Awards” will return to Atlanta, Georgia, USA, where the winner will be announced during the global broadcast on Saturday, October 5, 2019.
This year’s nominees for the ‘Best International Flow’ category include some of Africa’s most trailblazing acts. Globally acclaimed Nigerian rapper and songwriter Falz, South African rapper, songwriter and producer Nasty C. and Awarding winning Ghanaian rapper Sarkodie rounds up the list of African nominees.
They are set to compete with internationally recognised singer-songwriter Tory Lanez (Canada), hip hop artist and grime artiste OG Ghetts (UK), rapper/singer Little Simz (UK) for the award.
Alex Okosi, Executive Vice President and Managing Director, BET International said.:
“We are excited to announce the first ever BET “Hip Hop Awards” ‘Best International Flow’ category with such diverse nominees. The award will be presented on-stage during the live broadcast, confirming BET’s commitment to recognising the influence of international artistes globally.
I believe that opportunities like the BET “Hip Hop Awards” position international artists for global success long after the winners are announced, ” says