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+ BET AWARDS NOMINEES & WINNERS

Best Female R&B / Pop Artist
Adele
Andra Day
Beyoncé - WINNER 
K. Michelle
Rihanna

Best Male R&B / Pop Artist
Chris Brown
Jeremih
Bryson Tiller - WINNER
The Weeknd
Tyrese

Best Group
2 Chainz & Lil Wayne
Drake & Future - WINNER 
Puff Daddy & The Family
Rae Sremmurd
The Internet

Best Collaboration
Big Sean feat. Chris Brown & Ty Dolla $ign – "Play No Games"
Big Sean feat. Kanye West & John Legend – "One Man Can Change the World"
Future feat. Drake – "Where Ya At" WINNER 
Nicki Minaj feat. Beyoncé – "Feeling Myself"
Rihanna feat. Drake – "Work"

Best Male Hip Hop Artist
Fetty Wap
Future
J. Cole
Drake - WINNER
Kanye West
Kendrick Lamar

Best Female Hip Hop Artist
Dej Loaf
Lil Kim
Missy Elliott
Nicki Minaj - WINNER 
Remy Ma

Video of the Year
Bryson Tiller – "Don't"
Drake – "Hotline Bling"
Beyoncé – "Formation" - WINNER
Kendrick Lamar – "Alright"
Rihanna feat. Drake – "Work"

Video Director of the Year
Benny Boom
Chris Brown
Colin Tilley & The Little Homies
Director X - WINNER 
Hype Williams

Best New Artist
Alessia Cara
Andra Day
Bryson Tiller - WINNER 
Kehlani
Tory Lanez

Dr. Bobby Jones Best Gospel / Inspirational Award
Anthony Brown & Group Therapy
Erica Campbell
Kirk Franklin - WINNER 
Lecrae
Tamela Mann
Tasha Cobbs

Best Actress
Gabrielle Union
Kerry Washington
Taraji P. Henson - WINNER 
Tracee Ellis Ross
Viola Davis

Best Actor
Anthony Anderson
Courtney B. Vance
Idris Elba
Michael B. Jordan - WINNER 
O'shea Jackson Jr.

Youngstars Award
Quvenzhané Wallis
Silentó
Amandla Stenberg - WINNER
Willow Smith
Yara Shahidi

Best Movie
Beasts of No Nation
Concussion
Straight Outta Compton - WINNER
Creed
Dope

Sportswoman of the Year
Cheyenne Woods
Gabrielle Douglas
Serena Williams - WINNER 
Skylar Diggins
Venus Williams

Sportsman of the Year
Cam Newton
Kobe Bryant
Stephen Curry - WINNER
Lebron James
Odell Beckham Jr.

Coca-Cola Viewers' Choice Award
Bryson Tiller – "Don't"
Chris Brown – "Back to Sleep"
Beyoncé – "Formation" - WINNER
Drake – "Hotline Bling"
Future feat. Drake – "Where Ya At"
Rihanna feat. Drake – "Work"

Centric Award
Andra Day – "Rise Up"
Beyoncé – "Formation" - WINNER 
K. Michelle – "Not a Little Bit"
Rihanna – "Bitch Better Have My Money"
The Internet – "Under Control"

Best International Act Africa
Aka (South Africa)
Cassper Nyovest (South Africa)
Diamond Platnumz (Tanzania)
Mzvee (Ghana)
Black Coffee (South Africa) - WINNER
Serge Beynaud (Cote D'ivoire)
Wizkid (Nigeria)
Yemi Alade (Nigeria)

Best International Act U.K.
Kano
Krept & Konan
Lianne La Havas
Skepta - WINNER 
Stormzy
Tinie Tempah

 

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+ MTV AFRICA MUSIC AWARDS

Best Male
AKA (South Africa)
Diamond (Tanzania)
Davido (Nigeria) - WINNER
Sarkodie (Ghana)
Wizkid (Nigeria)

 

Best Female
Bucie (South Africa)
Busiswa (South Africa)
Yemi Alade (Nigeria) - WINNER
Seyi Shay (Nigeria)
Vanessa Mdee (Tanzania)

Best Group
B4 (Angola)
Beatenberg (South Africa)
Black Motion (South Africa)
P-Square (Nigeria) - WINNER
Sauti Sol (Kenya)

Best New Act Transformed by Absolut
Anna Joyce (Angola)
Cassper Nyovest (South Africa)
Duncan (South Africa)
Patoranking (Nigeria) - WINNER
Stonebwoy (Ghana)

Best Hip Hop
K.O. (South Africa)
Phyno (Nigeria)
Cassper Nyovest (South Africa) - WINNER
Olamide (Nigeria)
Youssoupha (DRC)

Best Collaboration
Davido featuring Uhuru & DJ Buckz: "The Sound" (Nigeria/SA)
Diamond & Iyanya: "Bum Bum" (Tanzania/Nigeria)
AKA, Burna Boy, Da LES & JR: "All Eyes On Me" (SA/Nigeria) - WINNER
Toofan & DJ Arafat: "Apero Remix" (Togo/Ivory Coast)
Stanley Enow & Sarkodie: "Njama Njama Cow Remix" (Cameroon/Ghana)

Song of the Year
Cassper Nyovest: "Doc Shebeleza" (South Africa)
Euphonik featuring Mpumi: "Busa" (South Africa)
DJ Fisherman & NaakMusiQ featuring DJ Tira, Danger & Dream Team: "Call Out" (South Africa)
K.O featuring Kid X: "Caracara" (South Africa)
Lil Kesh Featuring Olamide & Davido: "Shoki Remix" (Nigeria)
Mavins: "Dorobucci" (Nigeria) - WINNER
Sauti Sol: "Sura Yako" (Kenya)
Toofan: "Gweta" (Togo)
Wizkid: "Show You The Money" (Nigeria)
Yemi Alade: "Johnny" (Nigeria)

Best Live
Big Nuz (South Africa)
Diamond (Tanzania) - WINNER
Flavour (Nigeria)
Mi Casa (South Africa)
Toofan (Togo)

Video of the Year
"Crazy" Seyi Shay Featuring Wizkid; Director: Meji Alabi
"Doors" Prime Circle; Director: Ryan Kruger
"Love You Everyday" Bebe Cool; Director: Clarence Peters
"Nafukwa" Riky Rick; Director: Adriaan Louw - WINNER
"The Sound" Davido Featuring Uhuru & DJ Buckz; Director: Sesan

Best Pop & Alternative
Fuse ODG (Ghana)
Jeremy Loops (South Africa) - WINNER
Jimmy Nevis (South Africa)
Nneka (Nigeria)
Prime Circle (South Africa)

Best Francophone
Jovi (Cameroon)
Laurette Le Pearle (DRC)
DJ Arafat (Ivory Coast) - WINNER
Tour 2 Garde (Ivory Coast)
Toofan (Togo)

Best Lusophone
B4 (Angola)
Nelson Freitas (Cape Verde)
Ary (Angola) - WINNER
NGA (Angola)
Yuri Da Cunha (Angola)

Personality of the Year
Basketmouth (Nigeria)
Bonang Matheba (South Africa)
OC Ukeje (Nigeria)
Trevor Noah (South Africa) - WINNER
Yaya Toure (Ivory Coast)

MAMA Evolution
D’Banj (Nigeria) – WINNER

Best International
Nicki Minaj – WINNER

Artist of the Decade
P-Square – WINNER

MTV Base Leadership Award
Saran Kaba Jones
S’Bu Mavundla

 

 

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► Eleanor Collins | Honoree

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For the 1988 CBC Vancouver TV series THEN & NOW, Lynne McNamara talks with Vancouver's first lady of jazz, Eleanor Collins, about her life and career.

In 1954 she made her TV debut in CBC Vancouver's "Bamboula" and in 1955 she was the first black woman and jazz vocalist to host her own national CBC weekly show "Eleanor" with the Chris Gage Trio.

On July 1st 1975, she headlined the Dominion Day ceremonies in Ottawa.

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