The BET Awards 2017 send-off party held on Sunday 18th June, at the Cova Lounge, V.I., Lagos, with several big names in the industry coming out to show their support for the nominees.
The send-off party, which is part of the line-up of events leading up to the iconic award show, was held to celebrate the nominees before they jet off to this year’s BET Awards in Los Angeles.
Eight outstanding African artists including Wizkid, Davido,Tekno , Mr Eazi, AKA, Nasty C, Babes Wodumo and Stonebwoy will all vie for the Best International Act: Africa category.
Africa will also be represented at the Awards by singer and humanitarian Yvonne Chaka Chaka and social activist Ilwad Elman being awarded with International Global Good Star and Power Awards.
Speaking at the event, Singer, Tekno, said; “It’s always a privilege to represent Africa on the world stage and this year’s event is something to look forward to.”
The BET AWARDS 2017 will also feature performances from hit makers including Chris Brown, Lil Wayne, DJ Khaled, Big Sean, Bruno Mars, Future, Migos, Trey Songz and Tamar Braxton.
The 2017 “BET Awards” will be hosted by stand-up comedian Leslie Jones and will air across Africa on BET (DStv channel 129) on Tuesday 27 June at 8:00 WAT.
For more information on the BET Awards, visit www.betafrica.tv, like on Facebook at www.facebook.com/BETinAfric a, or join the conversation about the channel on Twitter and Instagram @BET_Africa using the hashtag #BETAwards17.