This celebrity gossip na the type wey we don hear before and e don make me dey reason some kain things about the South African Music Awards
When them ask am about him beef with the SAMAs and why him dey put so much value on international awards, Nyovest say him feel say him don waste plenty time on top the awards and e no dey profit am anything so him don dey doubt how the organisers dey arrange the awards.
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Here him say him no go dey submit nomination every year when him no understand how them dey run their matter.
As him take talk am,
“I can’t submit to the SAMAs every year when I don’t understand them. Nobody had ever answered us. We keep submitting just to say “ah, F the SAMAs,” but we keep submitting. So, for me, I was like…you know? When I thought about it, I don’t really need the SAMAs you know, they don’t take me anywhere, they don’t expose me to anybody…” said Nyovest. Before adding, right at the end “the SAMAs are trash though!”
"The SAMAs are TRASH" – Cassper Nyovest speaking at the #BETAwards2018 nominees announcement after being asked on a statement he made about awards not defining him.
— ART MAGAZINE (@artmagza) May 16, 2018
Although the SAMAs go hold for the first weekend of June, Nyovest prefer make him go United States for the 2018 BET Awards where him get nomination for the best international act category alongside fellow SA act, Distruction Boyz as well as acts like Stormzy, Steff London, Davido, Tiwa Savage and Fally Ipupa.
For BET Awards, na the top nominees from Africa and Europe (as academy of industry experts take vote them) go compete for the Best International Act category and the winner go get honor for the main show.
This na new development wey start after some artists begin complain say them dey receive theri awards either behind close doors ceremony or backstage during the main show.
One of the first artists to voice their vex na former nominee, Fuse ODG, wey tweet;
“Dear @BET, the reason why I didn’t come is because you give our awards backstage! You have no respect for our hard work and achievements.”
Naija superstar Wizkid also support am with him tweet as him say;
Then Yemi Alade also say;
BET come reason the matter as them don schedule everything well and Alex Okosi, Executive Vice President and Managing Director, Viacom International Media Networks Africa and BET International say…
“We are excited that the Best International Award will be presented on-stage during the live broadcast. The inclusion of the award in the main show signals the influence of international artists globally.”
Fans begin cast vote for their favourite Best International Act nominees yesterday via the BET website and on Twitter and Instagram @BET_Africa @BET_TV_FR @BET_Intl as them dey use each artist hashtag as you go see for the video below:
You fit see the full list of BET Awards nomination below;
The 2018 BET Awards go broadcast on top DSTV channel 129 on Tuesday, 26 June 2018 as them go start with pre-show at 18:00 CAT, then the main awards show at 20:00 CAT and e go end with a post-show ceremony.