2018 BET Awards: Kwesi Arthur loses out to Sjava + Full List of Winners - GhKings

2018 BET Awards: Kwesi Arthur loses out to Sjava + Full List of Winners

From Ground Up to 2018 BET Awards, Ghana’s Kwesi Arthur loses Best Viewers’ Choice award to South Africa’s Sjava.

2018 BET Awards: Kwesi Arthur loses award to Sjava + Full List of Winners | African Music - GhKings.Com
Kwesi Arthur (L) [img src:getty], Sjava (R)

The Grind Day hit-maker who was heavily expected by many Ghanaians to win the award has lost out to Hollywood’s Black Panther soundtrack featured musician Sjava.

Checkout: Davido makes Africa proud as first time winner on stage

Real name Jabulani Hadebe, Sjava is a South African multi-award winning recording artist whose 2016 debut album Isina Muva went Gold certified by RISA.

He also won in tight competition against Mc Soffia (Brazil), Nailah Blackman (Trinidad and Tobago), Prince Waly (France), Sik-K (South Korea), Take A Mic (France), IAMDDB (UK), Kwesi Arthur (Ghana), Niniola (Nigeria) and Not3s (UK).

Davido also won Best International Act Award and was honoured on stage.

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Please scroll below for the full list of winners at 2018 BET Awards:

The Best International Act Award Booba (France)
Cassper Nyovest (SA)
Dadju (France)
Davido (Nigeria) — WINNER
Distruction Boyz (SA)
Fally Ipupa (Dr. Congo)
J Hus (UK)
Niska (France)
Tiwa Savage (Nigeria)
Stefflon Don (UK)
Stormzy (UK)

Best Female R&B / Pop Artist Award Beyonce — WINNER

Best Male R&B / Pop Artist Award Bruno Mars — WINNER
Chris Brown
The Weeknd
Daniel Caesar

Best Group Award Migos — WINNER
A Tribe Called Quest
Rae Sremmurd
Chloe X Halle

Best Collaboration Award Bruno Mars feat. Cardi B – Finesse (Remix)
DJ Khaled feat. Rihanna & Bryson Tiller – Wild Thoughts — WINNER
DJ Khaled feat. Jay-Z, Future & Beyonce – Top Off
Cardi B feat. 21 Savage – Bartier Cardi
French Montana feat. Swae Lee – Unforgettable
Kendrick Lamar feat. Rihanna – LOYALTY.

Best Male Hip Hop Artist Award Drake
Kendrick Lamar — WINNER
DJ Khaled
J. Cole

Best Female Hip Hop Artist Award Cardi B — WINNER
Nicki Minaj
Remy Ma
DeJ Loaf

Video of the Year Award Drake – God’s Plan — WINNER
Cardi B – Bodak Yellow
Bruno Mars feat. Cardi B – Finesse (Remix)
DJ Khaled feat. Rihanna & Bryson Tiller – Wild Thoughts
Kendrick Lamar – HUMBLE.
Migos feat. Drake – Walk It Talk It

Video Director of the Year Award Benny Boom
Director X
Ava Duvernay — WINNER
Chris Brown
Dave Meyers

Best New Artist Award SZA — WINNER
Daniel Caesar
A Boogie Wit Da Hoodie

Dr. Bobby Jones Best Gospel/Inspirational Award Lecrae feat. Tori Kelly – I’ll Find You — WINNER
Snoop Dogg feat. B. Slade – Words Are Few
Ledisi & Kirk Franklin – If You Don’t Mind
Marvin Sapp – Close
Tasha Cobbs Leonard feat. Nicki Minaj – I’m Getting Ready

Best Actress Award Tiffany Haddish — WINNER
Lupita Nyong’o
Issa Rae
Angela Bassett
Letitia Wright
Taraji P. Henson

Best Actor Award Chadwick Boseman — BEST ACTOR
Michael B. Jordan
Donald Glover
Sterling K. Brown
Denzel Washington
Daniel Kaluuya

Young Stars Award Yara Shahidi — WINNER
Ashton Tyler
Caleb McLaughlin
Lonnie Chavis
Marsai Martin
Miles Brown

Best Movie Award Black Panther — WINNER
Girls Trip
A Wrinkle in Time

Sportswoman of the Year Award Serena Williams — WINNER
Venus Williams
Skylar Diggins-Smith
Candace Parker
Elana Meyers Taylor

Sportsman of the Year Award Stephen Curry
LeBron James — WINNER
Kevin Durant
Dwayne Wade
Odell Beckham Jr.

Album of the Year Award DAMN. – Kendrick Lamar — WINNER
4:44 – Jay-Z
Culture II – Migos
Black Panther: The Album – Kendrick Lamar & Various Artists
Grateful – DJ Khaled

BET Her Award Janelle Monae – Django Jane
Lizzo – Water Me
Mary J. Blige – Strength of a Woman — WINNER
Remy Ma feat. Chris Brown – Melanin Magic (Pretty Brown)
Chloe X Halle – The Kids Are Alright
Leikeli47 – 2nd Fiddle

Coca-Cola Viewers’ Choice Award SZA feat. Travis Scott – Love Galore
Cardi B – Bodak Yellow — WINNER
Kendrick Lamar – HUMBLE.
Drake – God’s Plan
Migos feat. Cardi B & Nicki Minaj – Motor Sport
DJ Khaled feat. Rihanna & Bryson Tiller – Wild Thoughts

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