Ghanaian Music Star, Stonebwoy Wins Best International Act at BET Awards


The dancehall singer was nominated alongside Ghana’s Sarkodie, South Africa’s AKA and The Soil, Congolese singer Fally Ipupa, Kenyan afro-Pop band Sauti Sol, and two Nigerian stars, Wizkid and Yemi Alade.

Sunday’s 2015 BET Awards went underway in Los Angeles’ Microsoft Theater with hosts Anthony Anderson and Tracee Ellis Ross leading the way.

If you missed this year’s BET Awards show, here’s the complete list of winners:

Best International Act UK:

FKA Twigs

Fuse ODG

Lethal Bizzle

Little Simz

Mnek

Stormzy

Best International Act Africa:

AKA

Stonebwoy

Sarkodie

Fally Ipupa

Sauti Sol

Wizkid

The Soil

Yemi Alade

Best Female R&B/Pop Artist:

Beyoncé

Janelle Monáe

Jhene Aiko

Ciara

Rihanna

K. Michelle

Best Male R&B/Pop Artist:

Chris Brown

Trey Songz

The Weekend

August Alsina

Usher

John Legend

Best Group:

A$AP Mob

Migos

Rae Sremmurd

Rich Gang

Young Money

Jodeci

Best Collaboration:

Chris Brown Ft. Lil Wayne and Tyga – “Loyal”

Big Sean Ft. E-40 – “IDFWU”

August Alsina Ft. Nicki Minaj – “No Love”

Chris Brown Ft. Usher and Rick Ross – “New Flame”

Common and John Legend – “Glory”

Mark Ronson Ft. Bruno Mars – “Uptown Funk”

Best Male Hip-Hop Artist:

Kendrick Lamar

Common

Big Sean

Drake

Cole

Wale

Best Female Hip-Hop Artist:

Azealia Banks

Dej Loaf

Iggy Azalea

Tink

Nicki Minaj

Trina

Video of the Year:

Beyonce – “7/11”

Big Sean Ft. E-40 – “IDFWU”

Chris Brown Ft. Lil Wayne and Tyga – “Loyal”

Chris Brown Ft. Usher and Rick Ross – “New Flame”

Common and John Legend – “Glory”

Nicki Minaj – “Anaconda”

Video Director of the Year:

Benny Boom

Beyonce, Ed Burke and Todd Tourso

Chris Robinson

Fatima Robinson

Hype Williams

Best New Artist:

Bobby Shmurda

Dej Loaf

Fetty Wap

Rae Sremmurd

Sam Smith

Tinashe

Best Gospel Artist:

Michelle Williams

Erica Campbell

Deitrick Haddon

Fred Hammond

Mali Music

Lecrae

Best Actress:

Gabrielle Union

Kerry Washington

Taraji P. Henson

Tracee Ellis Ross

Viola Davis

Best Actor:

Anthony Anderson

Idris Elba

Jussie Smollet

Kevin Hart

Terrence Howard

Youngstars Award:

Jacob Latimore

Jaden Smith

Mo’ne Davis

Quvenzhane Wallis

Zendaya Coleman

Best Movie:

“Annie”

“Beyond the Lights”

“Selma”

“Think Like a Man Too”

“Top Five”

Sportswoman of the Year:

Brittney Griner

Candace Parker

Serena Williams

Skylar Diggins

Venus Williams

Sportsman of the Year:

Chris Paul

Floyd Mayweather Jr.

LeBron James

Marshawn Lynch

Stephen Curry

Viewer’s Choice Award:

The Weekend –“Earned It”

Kendrick Lamar – “I”

Dej Loaf – “Try Me”

Rae Sremmurd Ft. Nicki Minaj and Young Thug – “Throw Sum Mo”

Beyonce –“7/11”

Nicki Minaj Ft. Drake, Lil Wayne and Chris Brown – “Only”

Centric Award:

Avery Sunshine – “Call My Name”

Jazmine Sullivan Ft. Meek Mill – “Dumb”

Mark Ronson Ft. Bruno Mars – “Uptown Funk”

Sam Smith Ft. Mary J. Blige –“Stay With Me”

The Weekend – “Earned It”


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