BEFFTA’s awards is Europe’s biggest award ceremony celebrating black and ethnic personalities in entertainment, film, fashion, television and arts. Founded by entrepreneur, TV presenter and philanthropist Pauline Long in 2009 is back for the 7th year to celebrate greatness within the African and Caribbean community and fully funded by the media personality. Fuse ODG, Shatta Wale, R2bees, Sarkodie, VVIP, Samini, John Dumelo all with Mutombo grabbed nominations.
Full list of Ghanaian nominated list below:
Best UK AfroBeats Act: B Best, Silvastone, Alonzo, Spilla Don, Mistony, Flava & Kwamz, Lamont Chitope, LDNC, Lola Rae, Vj Oj, Aina More, Weray ent, Moelogo, Mista Silva, Fuse ODG, May7ven, Dola Billz, Dizzy VC, Musik Maestro, Honey B, Afrika Boy, Shiikane, Izeal, Big Tizzy, RDC Soldier, Adasnoop, Vibe squad, Hyper hype, Vicky Sola,
Best International African Act: B1, Kidum, Aar Maanta, Zahara, Davido, Wizkid, R2bees, Sarkordie, P Square, Timaya, Olamide, Eddy Kenzo, Tillaman, Dr Sid, Radio & Weasal, Omawunmi, Wande Coal, Davido, Wiz Kid, Awilo Longomba, Tiwa Savage, Emma Nyra, VVIP, Burna Boy, Sautisol, Shatta Wale, Samini, Nathalie Makoma, Kalifah Aganaga
Best Male Act: Afrikan Boy, Errol Reid, Akala, Junit, J-Sol, Rough Copy, Jermain Jackman Wiley, Skepta, Dizzie Rascal, Fuse ODG, John Hectic, Sway, Lemar, Wretch 32
John Dumelo will battle it out with Ramsey Nouah, Alexx Ekubo, Ernest Napoleon, Joseph Benjamin for the Best Actor Category whilst Mutombo The Poet aims the Best Spoken Word Artist/Poet categories respectively.
Voting will begin on 15th October. Winners will be announced on Saturday October 31st, 2015.