2020-06-18T18:53:28-04:00 2020-06-18T18:57:16-04:00

Drake, Megan Thee Stallion, & Roddy Ricch lead nominations at 2020 BET Awards

Multi-platinum selling rappers, Drake, Megan Thee Stallion, and Roddy Ricch all scored big this year in terms of nominations for the upcoming 2020 BET Awards. Toronto's Drake (6), Houston's Megan (5),  and Compton's Roddy also earns five separate mentions in Best Male Hip Hop Artist, Video of The Year, Best New Artist, Album of The Year, and fan favorite, Viewer's Choice categories, respectively. 

"Dark Lane Demo Tapes" composer, Drake earns double nominations in both the Best Collaboration, and Viewer's Choice categories for his duets w/ Chris Brown ("No Guidance"), and Future ("Life Is Good"). The Billboard record-breaking megastar always earns nods for Best Male Hip Hop Artist, and Video Of The Year. 

Tina Snow, aka Meg The Stallion lands at five nods with Best Female Hip-Hop Artist, Album of the Year, Video of the Year, and Best Collaboration. The Roc Nation signed femcee's "Suga" rang bells earlier this year, with her chart-topping hit, "Savage", and it's Beyonce' assisted remix. 

Grammy award winner, Roddy Ricch, who took home a prized phonogram this past February for Best Rap / Sung Collaboration; inherit of his duo with the late Nipsey Hussle, "Racks In The Middle",  has had a stellar year. His debut LP, Please Excuse Me For Being Antisocial has been certified platinum, boasting five top 40 hits on Billboard's Hot 100 including "The Box" which peaked at #1 earlier this year.  

Be sure to watch the ceremony on Sunday, June 28th at 8pm/7c. 

A full list of nominees follows below.
 
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
 
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
 
Dr. Bobby Jones Best Gospel/Inspirational
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 Pain"
The Clark Sisters, "Victory"
 
Best Movie
"Bad Boys for Life"
"Dolemite Is My Name"
"Harriet"
"Homecoming: A Film by Beyoncé"
"Just Mercy"
"Queen & Slim"
 
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
 
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, 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 Morgan, "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)
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