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BET Awards 2020 Nominations (Full List)

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BET awards is here again! The nominations for this year’s prestigious award ceremony, will mark it’s 20th anniversary and was announced on Monday. The awards will celebrate the brightest stars across music, television, film, and sports.

 

Few of Nigerian stars were nominated in this episode of BET Awards 2020. Burna Boy in the Best International Act Award category and Rema in the Viewer’s Choice category.

 

The BET Awards will air live on 28th June 2020 across ViacomCBS networks, including CBS for the first time. The show, which will be a virtual celebration because of the Coronavirus pandemic, will also air on BET TV.

 

See full list below.

 

Best Female R&B/Pop Artist

Beyonce

H.E.R.

Jhene Aiko

Kehlani

Lizzo

Summer Walker

 

Best Male R&B/Pop Artist

Anderson .Paak

Chris Brown

Jacquees

Khalid

The Weeknd

Usher

 

Best Group

Chloe X Halle

City Girls

EarthGang

Griselda

JackBoys

Migos

 

Best Collaboration

“No Guidance,” Chris Brown featuring Drake

“Higher,” DJ Khaled featuring Nipsey Hussle and John Legend

“Life is Good,” Future featuring Drake

“Slide,” H.E.R. featuring YG

“Hot Girl Summer,” Megan Thee Stallion featuring Nicki Minaj and Ty Dolla $ign

“On Chill,” Wale featuring Jeremih

 

Best Male Hip Hop Artist

DaBaby

Drake

Future

Lil Baby

Roddy Ricch

Travis Scott

 

Best Female Hip Hop Artist 

Cardi B

Doja Cat

Lizzo

Megan Thee Stallion

Nicki Minaj

Saweetie

 

Video of the Year

“No Guidance,” Chris Brown featuring Drake

“Bop,” DaBaby

“Higher,” DJ Khaled featuring Nipsey Hussle and John Legend

“Say So,” Doja Cat

“Hot Girl Summer,” Megan Thee Stallion featuring Nicki Minaj and Ty Dolla $ign

“The Box,” Roddy Ricch

 

Video Director of the Year

Benny Boom

Cole Bennett

Dave Meyers

Director X

Eif Rivera

Teyana “Spike Tee” Taylor

 

Best New Artist 

Danileigh

Lil Nas X

Pop Smoke

Roddy Ricch

Summer Walker

YBN Cordae

 

Album of the Year

Cuz I Luv You, Lizzo

Fever, Megan Thee Stallion

Homecoming: The Live Album, Beyonce

I Used To Know Her, H.E.R.

Kirk, DaBaby

Please Excuse Me For Being Antisocial, Roddy Ricch

 

Dr. Bobby Jones Best Gospel/Inspirational Award

“Alright,” Fred Hammond

“I Made It Out,” John P. Kee featuring Zacardi Cortez

“Follow God,” Kanye West

“All In His Plan,” PJ Morton featuring Le’Andria Johnson and Mary Mary

“Victory,” The Clark Sisters

 

Best Actress

Angela Bassett

Cynthia Erivo

Issa Rae

Regina King

Tracee Ellis Ross

Zendaya

 

Best Actor

Billy Porter

Eddie Murphy

Forest Whitaker

Jamie Foxx

Michael B. Jordan

Omari Hardwick

 

Young Stars Award

Alex Hibbert

Asante Blackk

Jahi Di’Allo Winston

Marsai Martin

Miles Brown

Storm Reid

 

Best Movie

Bad Boys For Life

Dolemite Is My Name

Harriet

Homecoming: A Film By Beyonce

Just Mercy

Queen & Slim 

 

Sportswoman of the Year

Ajeé Wilson

Claressa Shields

Coco Gauff

Naomi Osaka

Serena Williams

Simone Biles

 

Sportsman of the Year

Giannis Antetokounmpo

Kawhi Leonard

Lebron James

Odell Beckham Jr.

Patrick Mahomes II

Stephen Curry

Steve Granitz/WireImage, Jon Kopaloff/Getty Images

 

BET Her Award

“Underdog,” Alicia Keys

“Brown Skin Girl,” Beyonce featuring Blue Ivy Carter, WizKid and SAINt JHN

“Melanin,” Ciara featuring Lupita Nyong’o, Ester Dean, City Girls and LaLa

“I Choose,” Layton Greene

“Tempo,” Lizzo featuring Missy Elliot

“Afeni,” Rapsody featuring PJ Morton

 

Viewer’s Choice Award

“No Guidance,” Chris Brown featuring Drake

“Bop,” DaBaby

“Life is Good,” Future featuring Drake

“Hot Girl Summer,” Megan Thee Stallion featuring Nicki Minaj

“The Box,” Roddy Ricch

“Heartless,” The Weeknd

 

Best International Act

Burna Boy

Innoss’B

Sho Madjozi

Dave

Stormzy

Ninho

S.Pri Noir

 

Viewer’s Choice: Best New International Act

Rema

Sha Sha

Celeste

Young T & Bugsey

Hatik

Stacy

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Birdman & NBA YoungBoy Set To Release A Joint Mixtape Titled “From Tha Bayou” This Week

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Recall, Birdman has previously said that he believes that NBA YoungBoy is set to become “the biggest rapper,” but reactions to this news have been a mixed bag.

He’s repeatedly praised NBA YoungBoy and the rapper’s superstardom and it seems that this week, Birdman has a surprise for fans.

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YoungBoy has been declared to be the next huge artist to hit the industry, however, there does seem to be an ongoing controversy with YouTube and recently, YoungBoy’s videos were removed from the platform.

Hours ago, Birdman surprised Hip Hop fans with an announcement on his Instagram page after he wiped everything clean aside from one image of an album cover.

The photo shows Birdman and YoungBoy’s likenesses merged together and it looks as if we’re getting a new mixtape by the two this week. “FROM THA BAYOU #STUNNA and TOP this FRIDAY 12/3 NEVA BROKE AGAIN #RICHGANG,” Birdman penned in the caption. Fans have already begun weighing in on what to expect with From Tha Bayou and responses have been fairly mixed.

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Fans Wants A Megan Thee Stallion & Adele Collab After Dancer Clips Trend

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It’s exciting to know that fans are pushing to make a collaboration between the English songstress and H-Town Hottie, Megan Thee Stallion happen.

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Do you think that it’s time for Adele and Megan Thee Stallion to hit the studio? Let us know.

 

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The singer attended a ceremony with the Prince of Wales as Barbados finally cuts ties with the British.

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Prime Minister Mia Mottley not only met with the Prince of Wales during the day but during a ceremony, she recognized Rihanna as the country’s National Hero of Barbados.

The event took place in Rihanna‘s hometown of Bridgetown and Prime Minister Mottley stated, “May you continue to shine like a diamond and bring honor to your nation by your works, by your actions.” Of course, that was a nod to the singer’s hit track “Diamonds” which was released back in 2012.

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Check out a snippet of Prime Minister Mottley’s speech below.

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