Celebrating its 20th year, the BET Awards 2020 will broadcast both in the UK and US simultaneously on Monday 29 June 2020 at 9PM (BST), with the pre-show virtual red carpet starting from 8PM.

As usual, nominees reflect an abundance of creative expression and Black excellence across music, television, film, sports, and philanthropy.

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(l-r) Stormzy, Celeste & Dave (credit Buzz White Studio)

It’s good to see some of our UK faves getting nominations. Stormzy and Dave got a look-in with nominations in the Best International Act category along with Burna Boy for Nigeria. Emerging Soul sensation Celeste also received a nod in the Viewers’ Choice: Best New International Act category along with Young T & Bugsey.

However, leading with the greatest number of nominations is Drake with six nods including Best Male Hip Hop ArtistVideo of the Year, and two nods for both Best Collaboration and Viewer’s Choice for his features alongside Chris Brown (No Guidance) and Future (Life Is Good).

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Rounding of what has been a very successful year for her, Megan Thee Stallion secured five nominations including Best Female Hip HopBest CollaborationVideo of the YearAlbum of the Year, and Viewer’s Choice AwardBeyoncé, Nicki Minaj, Chris Brown all got four nominations each.

Now in its twentieth year, the BET AWARDS continues its reign as the platform to celebrate Black music’s present and future, and elevating the culture and being a driving force for social change.

BET recognizes artists, entertainers, and athletes across 21 categories, selected by BET’s Voting Academy, which is composed of fans and an esteemed group of entertainment professionals in the fields of television, film, music, social media, digital marketing, sports journalism, public relations, and creative arts.


The complete list of nominees for the BET AWARDS 2020 are:

 

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 INTERNATIONAL ACT

BURNA BOY (NIGERIA)

INNOSS’B (DRC)

SHO MADJOZI (S. AFRICA)

DAVE (U.K.)

STORMZY (U.K.)

NINHO (FRANCE)

S.PRI NOIR (FRANCE)

 

VIEWERS’ CHOICE: BEST NEW INTERNATIONAL ACT

REMA (NIGERIA)

SHA SHA (ZIMBABWE)

CELESTE (U.K.)

YOUNG T & BUGSEY (U.K.)

HATIK (FRANCE)

STACY (FRANCE)

 

 

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

 

  1. 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 ELLIOT  –  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 & TY DOLLA $IGN    –  HOT GIRL SUMMER

RODDY RICCH  –  THE BOX

THE WEEKND    –  HEARTLESS

 


For the latest on the BET AWARDS 2020 visit BET.com/Awards

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