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2013 BET Awards: Ice Prince knocks Tuface, others to win ‘Best African Act’ Award

By Charles Mgbolu

Aboki crooner Ice Prince knocked out 2face Idibia, Toya Delazy from South Africa, Donald from South Africa,  R2Bees from Ghana and Radio and Weasel from Uganda to win the 2013 Best African Act at the BET Awards held Sunday evening, June 30 at the Nokia Theatre in Los Angeles.

*2face and Ice Prince in US, 2012
*2face and Ice Prince in US, 2012

Ice Prince had been nominated to this category in 2012 but lost it to Wizkid and Sarkodie.

Tuface as you know is no stranger to grabbing international awards. In 2011, he shared this same award with the Koko master D’banj.

Other winners are

Best Female R&B/Pop Artist: Rihanna

Best Male R&B/Pop Artist: Chris Brown

Best Group: Macklemore and Ryan Lewis

Best Collaboration: A$AP Rocky (featuring Drake, 2 Chainz and Kendrick Lamar) – F***in’ Problems

Best Male Hip Hop Artist: Kendrick Lamar

Best Female Hip Hop Artist: Nicki Minaj

Video Of The Year: Drake – Started From the Bottom

Video Director of the Year: Benny Boom

Best New Artist: Kendrick Lamar

Best Gospel Artist: Mary Mary

Best Actress: Kerry Washington

Best Actor: Jamie Foxx

YoungStars Award: Gabrielle Douglas

Best Movie: Think Like a Man

Subway Sportswoman of the Year: Gabrielle Douglas

Subway Sportsman of the Year: LeBron James

Coca-Cola Viewers’ Choice Award: Drake – Started From the Bottom

Centric Award: Tamar Braxton – Love and War

Best International Act: Africa  – Ice Prince (Nigeria)

Humanitarian Award: Dwyane Wade

Lifetime Achievement Award: Charlie Wilson

FANdemonium Award: Chris Brown


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