BET Awards 2011 "Best International Act: Africa" Nominations

This year's BET Awards nominations are in and the lineup for Best International Act: Africa includes a nice variety of styles and countries.  Nigeria is represented by two nominees, R&B stars 2Face Idibia and D'Banj, who you might recognize from his recent collaboration with Snoop Dogg. Another nominee, D-Black is repping Ghana, while Fally Ipupa was nominated out of the Democratic Republic of Congo.  Rounding out the 6 member nomination list are Angélique Kidjo of Benin (the only woman on the list) and Teargas, a 3-member group out of South Africa.  The show will air live on Sunday June 26th so tune in to see who wins! Get some more info on the nominees and the awards show here.

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Watch Davido Perform 'Assurance' & 'Jowo' On Jimmy Kimmel Live

The Nigerian superstar performed for the late night American TV show.

Davido stopped by Jimmy Kimmel Live last night to give viewers a lively performance.

Backed by a full band, the Nigerian superstar kicked things off by playing A Good Time single "Assurance," which will reportedly be featured in the Coming 2 America soundtrack. After a quick interlude and set change—a king's throne appeared onstage—Davido and his band went into a medley of "Jowo," his A Better Time single.

Davido's been busy this year as he recently shared the music video for A Better Time's "The Best" alongside Mayorkun, was featured in the remix of Focalistic's "Ke Star," and collaborated with Teni on "For You."

Watch Davido's Jimmy Kimmel live performance of "Assurance" and "Jowo (Medley) below.

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