Sauti Sol Nominated for BET award

The Afro-pop Band has been nominated for a BET Award. They are nominated against South Africans AKA and Soil,Fally Ipupa from DRC, Sarkodie and Stonebwoy from Ghana and Nigerians Wizkid and Yemi Alade, in the international African act category; making them the solo East African Act to be nominated this year.

Sauti Sol have been enjoying well deserved International attention since winning an MTV European Music Award last year. They are the second Kenyan act to be nominated for a BET award the first being Camp Mulla in 2012.

They will be embarking on a US tour the #SautiSolRoad2BET tour kicking off at Minnesota on March 21, followed by Washington D.C, Dallas, Atlanta ,Seattle with the tour coming to a head at the BET Awards event.

The Awards are to be held in June 28th 2015 in Los Angeles.

We have our fingers crossed for the boys.

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