On Tuesday, May 15, nominees for the 2018 edition of the BET Awards were announced with Universal Music Group (UMG) artistes dominating the Best International Act category.
Universal Music Group (UMG), a music-based entertainment organisation, with a broad array of businesses engaged in recorded music, music publishing, merchandising and audiovisual content in more than 60 countries, is an organisation committed to artistry, innovation and entrepreneurship.
Asides other nominations, Universal Music Africa has one nomination with South Africa’s DistructionBoyz, while Universal Music France has two nominations with Congolese singer FallyIpupa and rappers Booba and Niska. English singer-rapper Stefflon Don and French singer Dadju of Polydor Records, a Universal owned label, were also nominated in the Best International Act category.
The BET nominations, which are selected from thousands of submissions across 20 categories, showcase some of the most gifted music makers of the past awards year. The nominations are selected by BET’s Voting Academy, which comprises fans and an esteemed group of entertainment professionals in the fields of television, film, music, social media, digital marketing, sports journalism, public relations, and the creative arts.