2011 BET Awards: There Should Only Have Been 1 Winner! 2Face or D’Banj? Who Ought To Have Won?

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This year’s BET awards took place on Sunday Night at the Shrine Auditorium, LA, USA.

As expected, the  event was packed full of many mad performances as the number of awards handed out and had it’s fair share of awkward moments (Rihanna was wrongly announced as the winner  for the Viewer’s Choice Award that ought to have gone to Chris Brown …video below)

Anyway moving on… In a year that saw the 2 Nigerian superstars 2Face and Dbanj become African icons and commence their penetration strategy internationally, it came as no surprise when both were announced as tied winners for the Best International Act for Africa which saw them beating other strong nominees in the field most notably Fally Ipupa (Congo DR)

This unusual outcome of a tie is not the 1st to happen in an awards show – In 1978, the songs “You Light Up” and “Evergreen” tied for the Best Song of The Year in the 20th Annual Edition of the Grammy Awards and it even happened again that night with Jaden and Willow Smith tying for BET‘s Best Kid Award.

360NoBS congratulates D’banj and 2face on winning the “Best International (Africa) Act” award; but we would like to know who you think is more deserving of the award.

Who do you think was more deserving of the award?

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The rest of the 2011 BET Award winners are below; Chris Brown was the biggest winner of the night with 4awards.

Best Male R&B Artist
Chris Brown — WINNER!
Cee-Lo Green
Bruno Mars
Trey Songz
Usher

Best Female Hip-Hop Artist
Diamond
Cymphonique
Lola Monroe
Nicki Minaj — WINNER!

Video of the Year
Marsha Ambrosius, ‘Far Away’
B.o.B Feat. Hayley Williams, ‘Airplanes’
Chris Brown Feat. Lil Wayne and Busta Rhymes, ‘Look at Me Now’ — WINNER!
Keri Hilson, ‘Pretty Girl Rock’
Willow Smith, ‘Whip My Hair’
Kanye West Feat. Pusha T, ‘Runaway’

Youngstars Award
Shenell Edmonds
Keke Palmer
Diggy Simmons
Jaden Smith — WINNER! (Tie)
Willow Smith — WINNER! (Tie)

Best Collaboration
B.o.B Feat. Haley Williams, ‘Airplanes’
Chris Brown Feat. Lil Wayne & Busta Rhymes, ‘Look at Me Now’ — WINNER!
Kanye West Feat. Rihanna, ‘All of the Lights’
Chris Brown Feat. Tyga & Kevin McCall, ‘Deuces’
Waka Flocka Flame Feat. Roscoe Dash & Wale, ‘No Hands’
Rihanna Feat. Drake, ‘What’s My Name’

Best Group
Diddy-Dirty Money — WINNER!
Cali Swag District
N.E.R.D.
New Boyz
Travis Porter

Best Male Hip-Hop Artist
B.o.B
Drake
Lil Wayne
Rick Ross
Kanye West — WINNER!

Best New Artist
J. Cole
Bruno Mars
Miguel
Willow Smith
Wiz Khalifa — WINNER!

Best Female R&B Artist
Marsha Ambrosius
Beyonce
Keri Hilson
Jennifer Hudson
Rihanna — WINNER!

Sportswoman of the Year Award
Tamika Catchings
Candice Dupree
Maya Moore
Serena Williams — WINNER!
Venus Williams

Sportsman of the Year Award
Carmelo Anthony
Kobe Bryant
LeBron James
Derrick Rose
Michael Vick — WINNER!

Best Movie
‘Death at a Funeral’
‘For Colored Girls’ — WINNER!
‘Takers’
‘Tyler Perry’s Why Did I Get Married Too?’

Best Actor
Laz Alonso
Chris Brown
Don Cheadle
Idris Elba — WINNER!
Jamie Foxx

Best Actress
Halle Berry
Taraji P. Henson — WINNER!
Regina King
Zoe Saldana
Kerry Washington

Video Director of the Year
Benny Boom
Mr. Boomtown
Chris Robinson — WINNER!
Kanye West
Hype Williams

Best International Act: Africa
2Face Idibia (Nigeria) — WINNER! (Tie)
D’ Banj (Nigeria) — WINNER! (Tie)

D-Black (Ghana)
Faly Ipupa (DR Congo)
Angelique Kidjo (Benin)
Teargas (South Africa)

Best International Act: UK
VV Brown
Chipmunk
Laura Izibor
Skepta
Trinchy Stryder
Tinie Tempah — WINNER!

Centric Award
Marcha Ambrosius — WINNER!
Eric Benet
Cee-Lo Green
R. Kelly
Kem

Best Gospel Artist
Byron Cage
Deitrick Haddon
Mary Mary — WINNER!
KarenClark Sheard
BeBe & CeCeWinans

Coca-Cola’s Viewers’ Choice
Chris Brown Feat. Lil Wayne and Busta Rhymes, ‘Look at Me Now’ — WINNER!
Lil Wayne Feat. Cory Gunz, ’6 Foot 7 Foot’
Mindless Behavior, ‘My Girl’
Nicki Minaj Feat. Drake, ‘Moment 4 Life’
Rihanna Feat. Drake, ‘What’s My Name?’
Trey Songz Feat. Nicki Minaj, ‘Bottoms Up’

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6 comments

  1. aren’t you trying to cook up a beef by asking us to vote who we think should have won? BET awards said it is a tie btw them so therefore it is a tie!period

  2. tu baba all the way jare… ………………kanye’s deal helped d’banj alot,if it was just by voting i think tu baba would have definitely won….my opinion of course..

  3. yeah……,Ada’s making dope sense!!!.how does our voting change anything,huh?.d results have been declared already so d voting is totally irrelevant!!!.Thumbs up 2 tubaba & d koko master on d awards tho…..

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