International nod for Lira at BET Awards 2012

What an awesome day it is for local music! It's with great pleasure that we learn that local singing sensation Lira has been nominated in the Best International Act in Africa category for the 2012 BET (Black Entertainment Television) awards. Lira will be competing against artists from other African countries including Wizkid from Nigeria, Camp Mulla from Kenya and Sarkodie from Ghana. The 2012 BET Awards will be hosted by Samuel L Jackson and will be broadcast on TopTV, BET (channel 190), on 3 July at 20:00.