Publishing News

Sauti Sol nominated for BET Awards 2015 – Best International Act

May 20, 2015

Multi-award winning Kenyan afro pop music group has been nominated for the “BET AWARDS” as Best International Act: Africa (Kenya). The news has come as the group starts a two-week USA Tour. Dubbed #SautiSolRoad2BET they will hold major performances in the cities of Washington DC, Minneapolis, Dallas TX, Atlanta GA and Seattle WA.


The “BET AWARDS” broadcasts live from the Nokia Theatre on Sunday, June 28 from 5:00-8:00 pm/PST. Sauti Sol will be part of the celebrated award ceremony that will have must-see moments, outstanding talent, and exquisite music: from Michael Jackson with James Brown to Destiny’s Child and Terrence Howard to the reuniting of The Fugees.


Speaking right before their departure to USA #SautiSolRoad2BET Tour, Sauti Sol members unanimously expressed their joy and excitement. “We thank everyone for the congratulatory messages. We are so honoured to represent Africa in this year’s BET AWARDS,” asserting, “It’s time for Kenyan music and African entertainment to shine. Soon, we will be releasing our third album, Live and Die in Afrika.”


Sauti Sol has received an official invitation from BET Network’s Chairman & CEO Debra L. Lee. She said, “Your nomination is a result of your outstanding achievement and accomplishments in your craft,” adding, “join me at this year’s in Los Angeles as we celebrate and recognize the best in entertainment. special milestone …”


Since 2001, BET AWARDS has gathered the fiercest and finest talent from across the globe together each June to celebrate their achievements from the past year. With 7.9 million viewers last year (yet again, one of the highest rated awards shows on cable) and dominating Twitter with 11 million tweets for the night.


For more follow: #‎SautiSolUSATour #SautiSolRoad2BET #BestIntActAfrica #LiveandDieinAfrika