BET Unveil The Official Nominations For The ‘BET Awards’

Congratulations to Stormzy, Dave, Young T & Bugsey and Celeste!

June 16, 2020 Rehana Harmony

BET have announced the nominees for their 2020 Awards ceremony, which dedicates itself to rewarding black excellence all over the world. 

Amongst the roster of talent lies some of UK’s more prevalent acts, including Stormzy and Dave who are running in the Best international Act Category.

In addition to the Viewers Choice: Best New International Act award which highlights Nottingham’s Young T and Bugsey and Brighton-raised soulstress Celeste. 

Click here to vote for your favourite Nominee and to find out who wins you can watch the virtual ceremony on the BET on Monday, June 29th.


Find the full list of nominees below:


BEST FEMALE R&B/POP ARTIST

BEYONCÉ
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

CHRIS BROWN FT. DRAKE – NO GUIDANCE
DJ KHALED FT. NIPSEY HUSSLE & JOHN LEGEND – HIGHER
FUTURE FT. DRAKE – LIFE IS GOOD
H.E.R. FT. YG – SLIDE
MEGAN THEE STALLION FT. NICKI MINAJ & TY DOLLA $IGN – HOT GIRL SUMMER
WALE FT. JEREMIH – ON CHILL


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

CHRIS BROWN FT. DRAKE – NO GUIDANCE
DABABY – BOP
DJ KHALED FT. NIPSEY HUSSLE & JOHN LEGEND – HIGHER
DOJA CAT – SAY SO
MEGAN THEE STALLION FT. NICKI MINAJ & TY DOLLA $IGN – HOT GIRL SUMMER
RODDY RICCH – THE BOX


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 LOVE YOU  – LIZZO
FEVER – MEGAN THEE STALLION
HOMECOMING: THE LIVE ALBUM – BEYONCÉ
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

FRED HAMMOND – ALRIGHT
JOHN P. KEE FT. ZACARDI CORTEZ – I MADE IT OUT
KANYE WEST – FOLLOW GOD
KIRK FRANKLIN – JUST FOR ME
PJ MORTON FT. LE’ANDRIA JOHNSON & MARY MARY – ALL IN HIS PLAN
THE CLARK SISTERS – VICTORY


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


YOUNGSTARS 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 BEYONCÉ
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


BET HER AWARD

ALICIA KEYS – UNDERDOG
BEYONCÉ FT. BLUE IVY CARTER, WIZKID & SAINT JHN – BROWN SKIN GIRL
CIARA FT. LUPITA NYONG’O, ESTER DEAN, CITY GIRLS & LA LA – MELANIN
LAYTON GREENE – I CHOOSE
LIZZO FT. MISSY ELLIOTT – TEMPO
RAPSODY FT. PJ MORTON – AFENI


VIEWER’S CHOICE AWARD

CHRIS BROWN FT. DRAKE – NO GUIDANCE
DABABY – BOP
FUTURE FT. DRAKE – LIFE IS GOOD
MEGAN THEE STALLION FT. NICKI MINAJ – HOT GIRL SUMMER
RODDY RICCH – THE BOX
THE WEEKND – HEARTLESS


BEST INTERNATIONAL ACT

BURNA BOY (NIGERIA)
INNOSS’B (DRC)
SHO MADJOZI (SOUTH AFRICA)
DAVE (U.K.)
STORMZY (U.K.)
NINHO (FRANCE)
S.PRI NOIR (FRANCE)


VIEWER’S CHOICE: BEST NEW INTERNATIONAL ACT

REMA (NIGERIA)
SHA SHA (ZIMBABWE)
CELESTE (U.K.)
YOUNG T & BUGSEY (U.K.)
HATIK (FRANCE)
STACY (FRANCE)