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BET Was Heavy on African Content This Year, But Still Didn’t Televise Best International Act Award

Although BET Gave Akon an award for his humanitarian work, it still doesn’t make up for not televising the Best International Act category.

Amid criticism from many international artists, BET once again relegated the presentation of the Best International Act category to web-only. However, the network attempted to make up for this with a slew of pre-award show events and an exhibition celebrating African music's legacy and this year's hottest artists.

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