05/06/2018 19:15 SAST | Updated 05/06/2018 19:15 SAST

Sjava Scores A BET Nomination

He joins Cassper Nyovest and Distruction Boyz who are nominated in the Best International Act category.

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Pop artist Sjava will also represent South Africa at this year's BET Awards following an announcement that he too has scored a nomination.

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Sjava has been nominated in the Viewer's Choice "Best International Act" category.

He has been nominated alongside Nigeria's Niniola and Kwesi Arthur of Ghana.

In May, BET Africa announced that Cassper Nyovest and Distruction Boyz as the South African nominees in the Best International Act category.

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Voting in this category opened on Tuesday and will close on June 20. Votes can be cast on BET.com and on both Twitter and Instagram @BET_Africa @BET_TV_FR @BET_Intl.

Here's how you can vote:

For Sjava: #IPICKSJAVA18

For Niniola: #IPICKNINIOLA18


Voting for the viewer's choice category is now open and will close on 20 June at 00:59 CAT. The winner will be announced at the BET Awards red carpet special airing before the show begins. Once you place your vote, be sure to follow us on Instagram @BET_Intl.

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The BET Awards show takes place at the Microsoft Theater in Los Angeles on Sunday, June 24 and premieres across Africa on BET (DStv channel 129) on Tuesday, June 28 at 7pm.