Amazing! ‘Beast of No Nation’ Included in BET Nominations; Check Out The Categories


Netflix movie ‘Beast of no Nation’ which featured young Abraham Attah has gotten another amazing recognition as it has been included in this year’s BET nominations for an award.

…And the movie ‘Beast of no nation’ continues to go places. Netflix movie ‘Beast of no Nation’ which featured young Abraham Attah has gotten another amazing recognition as it has been included in this year’s BET nominations for an award. The movie was nominated for the ‘Best Movie’ category. Ever since its release in 2015, Beast of No Nation has been on the list of many prestigious awards across the globe.

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The movie was nominated alongside other blockbuster movies including; Concussion, Creed, Dope and Straight Outta Compton.

Abraham Attah who starred in the movie as ‘Agu’ a child soldier has earned numerous national and international awards and recognitions for his role. These include; Best Male Lead at the Independent Spirit Awards, Best Actor in a Leading Role at the Ghana Movie Awards, Best Young Actor at the Broadcast Film Critics Association Awards, to mention a few.

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Here’s the full list of categories for the 2016 BET nominations for the awards:

Best Female R&B/Pop Artist


Andra Day




Best Male R&B/Pop Artist

Bryson Tiller

Chris Brown


The Weeknd


Best Group

2 Chainz & Lil Wayne

Drake & Future

Puff Daddy & The Family

Rae Sremmurd

The Internet

Best Collaboration

Big Sean feat. Chris Brown & Ty Dolla $Ign – “Play No Games”

Big Sean feat. Kanye West & John Legend – “One Man Can Change the World”

Future feat. Drake – “Where Ya At”

Nicki Minaj feat. Beyoncé – “Feeling Myself”

Rihanna feat. Drake – “Work”

Best Male Hip Hop Artist


Fetty Wap



Kanye West

Kendrick Lamar

Best Female Hip Hop Artist

Dej Loaf

Lil Kim

Missy Elliott

Nicki Minaj

Remy Ma

Video of the Year

Beyoncé – “Formation”

Bryson Tiller – “Don’t”

Drake – “Hotline Bling”

Kendrick Lamar – “Alright”

Rihanna feat. Drake – “Work”

Video Director of the Year

Benny Boom

Chris Brown

Colin Tilley & The Little Homies

Director X

Hype Williams

Best New Artist

Alessia Cara

Andra Day

Bryson Tiller


Tory Lanez

Dr. Bobby Jones Best Gospel/Inspirational Award

Anthony Brown & Group Therapy

Erica Campbell

Kirk Franklin


Tamela Mann

Tasha Cobbs

Best Actress

Gabrielle Union

Kerry Washington

Taraji P. Henson

Tracee Ellis Ross

Viola Davis

Best Actor

Anthony Anderson

Courtney B. Vance

Idris Elba

Michael B. Jordan

O’shea Jackson Jr.

Youngstars Award

Amandla Stenberg

Quvenzhané Wallis


Willow Smith

Yara Shahidi

Best Movie

Beasts of No Nation




Straight Outta Compton

Sportswoman of the Year

Cheyenne Woods

Gabrielle Douglas

Serena Williams

Skylar Diggins

Venus Williams

Sportsman of the Year

Cam Newton

Kobe Bryant

Lebron James

Odell Beckham Jr.

Stephen Curry

Coca-Cola Viewers’ Choice Award

Beyoncé – “Formation”

Bryson Tiller – “Don’t”

Chris Brown – “Back to Sleep”

Drake – “Hotline Bling”

Future feat. Drake – “Where Ya At”

Rihanna feat. Drake – “Work”

Centric Award

Andra Day – “Rise Up”

Beyoncé – “Formation”

Michelle – “Not a Little Bit”

Rihanna – “Bitch Better Have My Money”

The Internet – “Under Control”

Best International Act Africa

Aka (South Africa)

Black Coffee (South Africa)

Cassper Nyovest (South Africa)

Diamond Platnumz (Tanzania)

Mzvee (Ghana)

Serge Beynaud (Cote D’ivoire)

Wizkid (Nigeria)

Yemi Alade (Nigeria)

Best International Act U.K.


Krept & Konan

Lianne La Havas



Tinie Tempah