Two Nigerian heavyweights, Tiwa Savage and Davido have been nominated for the 2018 edition of the BET Awards.
The duo were nominated in the International Act category according to the nominees list that was made public Tuesday, May 15, 2018.
The 2018 BET Awards is scheduled to take place on Sunday, June 25, 2018 at the Microsoft Theater, Los Angeles, California, United States.
The organizers have rolled out the list of nominations for the respective categories and the one that sticks out is the category for Best International Act, Music which sees Nigeria’s superstars Davido and Tiwa Savage listed among the nominees that features a strong line up of artists across the world.
It will be recalled that Davido who was recently crowned artiste of the year at the Headies 2018 had won the award in 2014 which also had Tiwa Savage amongst the nominees, and was also nominated in the same category last year but he lost out to his fellow statesman, Wizkid.
Davido is widely tipped to emerge winner at this years event, but he faces competition from the likes of Tiwa Savage, who has also enjoyed a stellar past 12 months and rappers, Cassper Nyovest from South Africa, Stormzy and J Hus from UK.