In the latest categories released by the organizers of the prestigious annual award ceremony that celebrates African Americans who prow their career in entertainment – music, movie and sport, several artist were brought into the long list of the nominees to battle for an accolade on the fast approaching date.
Among the new addition includes our very own Nigerian Afro-house sensational, Niniola. This is her first nomination for the highly reputable award gala, BET Awards.
She is nominated for the “Viewer’s Choice: Best New International Act” category alongside two other African artistes and counterparts from other continents, including Kwesi Arthur (Ghana), Sjava (South Africa), Not3s (UK), Nailah Blackman (Trinidad & Tobago), MC SOffia (Brazil), Take A Mic (France), Sik-K (South Korea) and others.
Excited Niniola took to her instagram account to announce the new achievement and iterate her desire to come back home with the award.
I honestly cant hide my excitement, Congrats to us all. please guys I really would love to win this… Baby Girl NINI just got nominated for #BETAwards2018 Viewer’s Choice “Best International Act”. To vote for Ninola and help her win, comment with #IPICKNINIOLA18 on our Instagram page @bet_intl ! The BET Awards 2018
Her nomination counts the third Nigerian artistes to have earned a nomination at the fast approaching 2018 edition of the award with the likes of Davido and Tiwa Savage earlier nominated for the award of “Best International Act”.
This is a good news for Nigerians and most emphatically, Niniola who earned her first nod on the prestigious platform of this height as this could only mean an elevation in her musical career, suggesting an accelerated audience of her music outside Nigeria and Africa.