The platinum-selling group and the rapper are competing against some of Africa's finest artists inlcuding Wizkid from Nigeria, Fally Ipupa from Congo and Sarkodie from Ghana.
After the nominees were announced, AKA took to social media to share the news with his fans. He wrote on Instagram: "To GOD BE THE GLORY ... We've finally been nominated in the best international act category at the BET awards."
Both AKA and The Soil were congratulated by fans and industry peers.
We wish them the best of luck!