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M.I. Abaga and P-Square Nominated for BET Awards 2010

Nigeria’s M.I. Abaga and P-Square, artists not lacking in “fashion swag” and talent, have both been nominated for “Best International Act” at the upcoming 2010 BET Awards.  Ladybrille Media Group, Inc. first introduced M.I. in Ladybrille Magazine, our Western focused publication, in an exlcusive in 2009. M.I. had a lot to say including, one day, winning a grammy. He is getting closer. Click here to purchase your copy of the interview. Congratulations to both M.I. Abaga and P-Square!

The icing on the cake will be if they perform!

The full list of nominees per BET:

Best Female R&B Artist
» Beyoncé
» Mary J. Blige
» Melanie Fiona
» Alicia Keys
» Rihanna

Best Male R&B Artist
» Chris Brown
» Raheem DeVaughn
» Maxwell
» Trey Songz
» Usher

Best Female Hip Hop Artist
» Ester Dean
» Lil Kim
» Nicki Minaj
» Rasheeda
» Trina

Best Male Hip Hop Artist
» B.o.B
» Drake
» Fabolous
» Jay-Z
» Ludacris

Best New Artist
» Justin Bieber
» Melanie Fiona
» Nicki Minaj
» Wale
» Young Money

Best Gospel
» The Anointed Pace Sisters
» Kirk Franklin Presents: Artists United for Haiti
» Tamela Mann
» Marvin Sapp
» Vickie Winans

Best Group
» Black Eyed Peas
» Clipse
» Diddy-Dirty Money
» New Boyz
» Young Money

Best Collaboration
» Beyoncé (featuring Lady Gaga) – “Video Phone”
» B.o.B (featuring Bruno Mars) – Nothin’ on You
» Drake and Trey Songz – “Successful”
» Drake (featuring Lil Wayne, Kanye West and Eminem) – “Forever”
» Jay-Z and Alicia Keys – “Empire State of Mind”
» Trey Songz (featuring Fabolous) – “Say Aah”

Video Director of the Year
» Benny Boom
» Gil Green
» Anthony Mandler
» Chris Robinson
» Hype Williams

Video of the Year
» Beyoncé (featuring Lady Gaga) – “Video Phone”
» B.o.B (featuring Bruno Mars) – Nothin’ on You
» Melanie Fiona – “It Kills Me”
» Jay-Z and Alicia Keys – “Empire State of Mind”
» Jay-Z, Rihanna and Kanye West – “Run This Town”

Best Actress
» Taraji P. Henson
» Regina King
» Mo’Nique
» Zoe Saldana
» Gabourey Sidibe

Best Actor
» Quinton Aaron
» Don Cheadle
» Idris Elba
» Jamie Foxx
» Denzel Washington

Best Movie
» “Avatar”
» “Law Abiding Citizen”
» “Michael Jackson’s This Is It”
» “Precious: Based on the Novel ‘Push’ by Sapphire”
» “The Blind Side”

Young Stars Award
» Selena Gomez
» Lil JJ
» Keke Palmer
» Willow Smith
» Tyler James Williams

Subway Sportswoman of the Year
» Tamika Catchings
» Vanessa James
» Candace Parker
» Serena Williams
» Venus Williams

Subway Sportsman of the Year
» Carmelo Anthony
» Usain Bolt
» Kobe Bryant
» LeBron James
» Tiger Woods

Viewer’s Choice
» Beyoncé – “Sweet Dreams”
» Jay-Z and Alicia Keys – “Empire State of Mind”
» Monica – “Everything to Me”
» Rihanna (featuring Young Jeezy) – “Hard”
» Trey Songz (featuring Fabolous) – “Say Aah”
» Young Money (featuring Lloyd) – “Bedrock”

Best International Act
» Kojo Antwi (Ghana)
» Chipmunk (U.K.)
» Dizzee Rascal (U.K.)
» Estelle (U.K.)
» Hip Hop Pantsula (South Africa)
» K’NAAN (Somalia)
» M.I. (Nigeria)
» P-Square (Nigeria)
» Corinne Bailey Rae (U.K.)
» Sade (U.K.)

Centric Award
» Melanie Fiona
» Maxwell
» Chrisette Michele
» Monica
» Sade

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