A host of Ghanaian acts have received nominations for the upcoming 2016 Black Entertainment Film Fashion Television & Arts (BEFFTA) Awards.
The list of Ghanaian acts in line for awards is a long one including breakout Abraham Attah, Shatta Wale, Sarkodie, Stonebwoy and several others.
Abraham Attah is set to take on Florence Kasumba, John Boyega, Lupita Nyong’o and Lisa Awuku in the International Rising Star category, whilst he would be up against heavyweights like Kevin Hart and Ice Cube for Best Lead Actor (International film) category. ‘Beasts Of No Nation’ also picked up a nomination for Best International Film.
Efya would compete for the Best International Female African Act, whilst Shatta Wale, Sarkodie and Stonebwoy would be up against one another for the Best International Male African Act.
The 2016 BEFFTA awards are set to come in London on Thursday 27th and Friday 28th October 2016. Full nominees list can be found here.