Ghanaian rapper and two time Ghana Music Awards winner, Sarkodie and Nigeria’s Wizkid were announced joint winners for the 2012 BET Award for Best International Act (Africa) at a splendid event which took place last night at the Shrine Auditorium in Los Angeles.
They beat their competitors-Iceprince (Nigeria), Camp Mulla (Kenya), Mokobe (Mali) and South Africa’s Lira.
Last year the award was won by 2face Idibia and Dbanj from Nigeria.
The big winners of the 2012 BET Awards included Nicki Minaj, Kanye West, and, of course, Jay-Z and his wife Beyoncé.
Below is the full list of the night’s winners:
Best Group: The Throne (Kanye West & Jay-Z)
Best Actor: Kevin Hart
Best New Artist: Big Sean
Best Male R&B Artist: Chris Brown
Best Collaboration: Wale ft. Miguel
Best Gospel: Yolanda Adams
Best Female R&B Artist: Beyoncé
Best Female Hip-Hop Artist: Nicki Minaj
Lifetime Achievement Award: Maze featuring Frankie Beverly
Video Of The Year: “Otis,” The Throne (Kanye West & Jay-Z)
BET Humanitarian Award: Rev. Al Sharpton
Viewers’ Choice Award: Mindless Behavior
Video Director Of The Year: Beyoncé & Alan Ferguson
AOL Fandemonium Award: Chris Brown
Best International Act (Africa): Sarkodie & Wizkid