Davido Wins The Best International Act Award at the #BETAwards2018.

Irrespective of the sad news of the death of D’banj’s son, we need to take time to congratulate and appreciate Davido for winning the Best International Act Award, yesterday.

The 18th BET Awards was held at Microsoft Theater in Los Angeles, California on June 24, 2018. The ceremony celebrated achievements in entertainment and honors music, sports, television, and movies released between April 1, 2017 and March 31, 2018.

The voting started about two months ago, with the nominees campaigning for votes, and yesterday, the winners were awarded.

Let’s take a look at the awards given and those who won them.

Best Female R&B/Pop Artist Award






Beyoncé emerged the winner.

Best Male R&B/Pop Artist Award

Bruno Mars

Chris Brown

The Weeknd


Daniel Caesar

Bruno Mars won this category.

Best Group Award


A Tribe Called Quest


Rae Sremmurd

Chloe x Halle

Migos won this category.

Best Collaboration Award

Bruno Mars /Cardi B – “Finesse (Remix)”

DJ Khalid /Rihanna and Bryson Tiller – “Wild Thoughts”

DJ Khalid /Jay-Z, Future & Beyoncé – “Top Off”

Cardi B /21 Savage – “Bartier Cardi”

French Montana f/Swae Lee – “Unforgettable”

Kendrick Lamar f/Rihanna – “Loyalty”

DJ Khalid /Rihanna and Bryson Tiller – “Wild Thoughts” won this category.

Best Male Hip Hop Artist Award


Kendrick Lamar

DJ Khaled



Kendrick Lamar won this category .

Best Female Hip Hop Artist Award

Cardi B

Nicki Minaj

Remy Ma

Dej Loaf


Cardi B won this category.

Video of the Year Award

Drake – “God’s Plan”

Cardi B – “Bodak Yello”

Bruno Mars /Cardi B – “Finesse (Remix)”

DJ Khaled /Rihanna and Bryson Tiller – “Wild Thoughts”

Kendrick Lamar – “Humble” Migos /Drake “Walk It Talk It”

Drake – “God’s Plan” won this category.

Video Director of the Year Award

Benny Boom

Director X

Ava DuVernay

Chris Brown

Dave Meyers

Ava DuVernay won this category.

Best New Artist Award



Daniel Caesar



Boogie Wit Da Hoodie

SZA won this category.

Dr. Bobby Jones Best Gospel/Inspirational Award

Lecrae / Tory Kelly – “I’ll Find You”

Snoop Dogg / B Slade – “Words Are Few”

Ledisi and Kirk Franklin – “If You Don’t Mind”

Marvin Sapp – “Close”

Tasha Cobbs Leonard f/ Nicki Minaj – “I’m Getting Ready”

Lecrae / Tory Kelly – “I’ll Find You” won this category.

Best Actress Award

Tiffany Haddish

Lupita Nyong’o

Issa Rae

Angela Bassett

Letitia Wright

Taraji P. Henson

Tiffany Haddish won this category.

Best Actor Award

Chadwick Boseman

Michael B. Jordan

Donald Glover

Sterling K. Brown

Denzel Washington

Daniel Kaluuya

Chadwick Boseman won this category.

Young Stars Award

Yara Shahidi

Ashton Tyler

Caleb McLaughlin

Lonnie Chavis

Marsai Martin

Miles Brown

Yara Shahidi won this category.

Best Movie Award

“Black Panther”

“Girls Trip”

“A Wrinkle in Time”



“Black Panther” won this category.

Sportswoman of the Year Award

Serena Williams

Venus Williams

Skylar Diggins-Smith

Candace Parker

Elana Meyers Taylor

Serena Williams won this category.

Sportsman of the Year Award

Stephen Curry

LeBron James

Kevin Durant

Dwyane Wade

Odell Beckham Jr.

LeBron James won this category.

Album of the Year Award

Kendrick Lamar – “Damn”

SZA – “Ctrl”

Jay-Z – “4:44”

Migos – “Culture II”

Kendrick Lamar and Various Artists – “Black Panther: The Album”

DJ Khaled – “Grateful”

Kendrick Lamar – “Damn” won this category.

BET Her Award

Janelle Monáe – “Django Jane”

Lizzo – “Water Me”

Mary J. Blige – “Strength of a Woman”

Remy Ma f/ Chris Brown – “Melanin Magic (Pretty Brown)”

Chloe x Halle – “The Kids Are Alright”

Leikeli47 – “2nd Fiddle”

Mary J. Blige – “Strength of a Woman” won this category.

Coca-Cola Viewers’ Choice Award

SZA / Travis Scott – “Love Galore”

Cardi B – “Bodak Yellow”

Kendrick Lamar – “Humble”

Drake – “God’s Plan”

Migos / Nicki Minaj and Cardi B – “MotorSport”

DJ Khaled f/ Rihanna and Bryson Tiller – “Wild Thoughts”

Cardi B – “Bodak Yellow” emerged the winner.

The Best International Act Award

Booba (FRANCE)

Cassper Nyovest (SA)

Dadju (FRANCE)

Davido (NIGERIA)

Distruction Boyz (SA)

Fally Ipupa (DR CONGO)

J Hus (UK)


Tiwa Savage (NIGERIA)

Stefflon Don (UK)

Stormzy (UK)

Davido was the winner in this category.

When giving his vote of thanks, Davido publicly gave his condolences to Dbanj and his family for the loss of his son.

Nigeria to the World.

The award night was a success, but I would preferred if Nicki Minaj had won Best Female Hip hop Artist instead of Cardi B.

Also, I would have preferred if Lupita Nyong’o won Best Actress Award instead of Tiffany Haddish.

Do you feel the awards were given to the right persons? Let’s have your views in the comments section below.

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