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Movie starring Ghana’s Abraham Attah nominated for 2016 BET Awards
Abraham Attah and Idris Elba in "Beasts of no Nations"

Movie starring Ghana’s Abraham Attah nominated for 2016 BET Awards

Abraham Attah and Idris Elba in "Beasts of no Nations"

Abraham Attah and Idris Elba in “Beasts of no Nations”

Critically acclaimed movie “Beasts of No Nation” which stars multiple award-winning young Ghanaian actor, Abraham Attah, has been nominated for this year’s Black Entertainment TV (BET) Awards.

The movie was nominated alongside “Concussion”, “Creed”,“Dope” and  “Straight Outta Compton” for the “Best Movie”category.

Based on the 2005 novel of the same title by Uzodinma Iweala, it was partly shot in Ghana and also starred Ama K. Abebrese,David Dontoh and Grace Omaboe.

See the full list of nominees below;

Best Female R&B/Pop Artist
Adele
Andra Day
Beyoncé
K. Michelle
Rihanna
Best Male R&B/Pop Artist
Bryson Tiller
Chris Brown
Jeremih
The Weeknd
Tyrese
Best Group
2 Chainz & Lil Wayne
Drake & Future
Puff Daddy & The Family
Rae Sremmurd
The Internet
Best Collaboration
Big Sean Ft. Chris Brown & Ty Dolla $Ign – Play No Games
Big Sean Ft. Kanye West & John Legend – One Man Can Change The World
Future Ft. Drake – Where Ya At
Nicki Minaj Ft. Beyoncé – Feeling Myself
Rihanna Ft. Drake – Work
Best Male Hip Hop Artist
Drake
Fetty Wap
Future
J. Cole
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 Ft. 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
Kehlani
Tory Lanez
Dr. Bobby Jones Best Gospel/Inspirational Award
Anthony Brown & Group Therapy
Erica Campbell
Kirk Franklin
Lecrae
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
Silentó
Willow Smith
Yara Shahidi
Best Movie
Beasts Of No Nation
Concussion
Creed
Dope
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 Ft. Drake – Where Ya At
Rihanna Ft. Drake – Work
Centric Award
Andra Day – Rise Up
Beyoncé – Formation
K. Michelle – Not A Little Bit
Rihanna – Bbhmm
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 UK
Kano
Krept & Konan
Lianne La Havas
Skepta
Stormzy
Tinie Tempah

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