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Megan Thee Stallion and DaBaby Top BET Awards Nominations With 7 Each

Chadwick Boseman is posthumously nominated for the Best Actor award

Megan Thee Stallion and DaBaby lead this year’s BET Awards nominations, scoring seven nominations each in the awards show that recognizes achievements in music, film, TV and sports.

Megan scored nominations for Album of the Year for her “Good News” and for Best Collaboration for “WAP” alongside Cardi B., who received five nominations and tied with Drake for the second-most nominations.

Chadwick Boseman was posthumously nominated for Best Actor for his work in “Ma Rainey’s Black Bottom,” which also received a nomination for Best Movie.

Anderson.Paak, Bruno Mars, Chloe X Halle and Chris Brown are the third-highest among nominees with four nominations each and are all up for the coveted Video of the Year award.

Last year’s BET Awards went virtual due to the pandemic, but they will return this year with a live audience on June 27. The awards show will air on BET at 8 p.m. ET/PT. And internationally, the show will also simulcast on BET Africa at 2 a.m. CAT and MTV Brazil at 9 pm BRT on June 27, followed by international broadcasts on MTV UK on June 28 at 9 p.m. BST, BET France on June 29 at 8:45 p.m. CEST. The show will also be available to watch on My5 and Sky On-Demand in the UK beginning June 29.

Check out a full list of the nominees for the BET Awards below:

  • ALBUM OF THE YEAR
  • AFTER HOURS – THE WEEKND
  • BLAME IT ON BABY – DABABY
  • GOOD NEWS – MEGAN THEE STALLION
  • HEAUX TALES – JAZMINE SULLIVAN
  • KING’S DISEASE – NAS
  • UNGODLY HOUR – CHLOE X HALLE
     
    BEST COLLABORATION
  • CARDI B FT. MEGAN THEE STALLION – WAP
  • DABABY FT. RODDY RICCH – ROCKSTAR
  • DJ KHALED FT. DRAKE – POPSTAR
  • JACK HARLOW FT. DABABY, TORY LANEZ & LIL WAYNE – WHATS POPPIN (REMIX)
  • MEGAN THEE STALLION FT. DABABY – CRY BABY
  • POP SMOKE FT. LIL BABY & DABABY – FOR THE NIGHT
     
    BEST FEMALE R&B / POP ARTIST
  • BEYONCÉ
  • H.E.R.
  • JAZMINE SULLIVAN
  • JHENÉ AIKO
  • SUMMER WALKER
  • SZA
     
    BEST MALE R&B / POP ARTIST
  • 6LACK
  • ANDERSON .PAAK
  • CHRIS BROWN
  • GIVEON
  • TANK
  • THE WEEKND
     
    BEST NEW ARTIST
  • COI LERAY
  • FLO MILLI
  • GIVEON
  • JACK HARLOW
  • LATTO
  • POOH SHIESTY
     
    BEST GROUP
  • 21 SAVAGE & METRO BOOMIN
  • CHLOE X HALLE
  • CHRIS BROWN & YOUNG THUG
  • CITY GIRLS
  • MIGOS
  • SILK SONIC
     
    BEST FEMALE HIP HOP ARTIST
  • CARDI B
  • COI LERAY
  • DOJA CAT
  • MEGAN THEE STALLION
  • LATTO
  • SAWEETIE
     
    BEST MALE HIP HOP ARTIST
  • DABABY
  • DRAKE
  • J. COLE
  • JACK HARLOW
  • LIL BABY
  • POP SMOKE
     
    DR. BOBBY JONES BEST GOSPEL/INSPIRATIONAL AWARD
  • BEBE WINANS – IN JESUS NAME
  • CECE WINANS – NEVER LOST
  • H.E.R. – HOLD US TOGETHER
  • KIRK FRANKLIN – STRONG GOD
  • MARVIN SAPP – THANK YOU FOR IT ALL
  • TAMELA MANN – TOUCH FROM YOU
     
    BET HER AWARD
  • ALICIA KEYS FT. KHALID – SO DONE 
  • BRANDY FT. CHANCE THE RAPPER – BABY MAMA
  • BRI STEVES – ANTI QUEEN
  • CHLOE X HALLE – BABY GIRL
  • CIARA FT. ESTER DEAN – ROOTED
  • SZA – GOOD DAYS
     
    BEST INTERNATIONAL ACT
  • AYA NAKAMURA (FRANCE)
  • BURNA BOY (NIGERIA)
  • DIAMOND PLATNUMZ (TANZANIA)
  • EMICIDA (BRAZIL)
  • HEADIE ONE (UK)
  • WIZKID (NIGERIA)
  • YOUNG T & BUGSEY (UK)
  • YOUSSOUPHA (FRANCE)
     
    VIEWER’S CHOICE AWARD
  • CARDI B FT. MEGAN THEE STALLION – WAP 
  • CHRIS BROWN & YOUNG THUG – GO CRAZY
  • DABABY FT. RODDY RICCH – ROCKSTAR 
  • DJ KHALED FT. DRAKE – POPSTAR 
  • DRAKE FT. LIL DURK – LAUGH NOW CRY LATER
  • LIL BABY – THE BIGGER PICTURE
  • MEGAN THEE STALLION FT. BEYONCÉ – SAVAGE (REMIX) 
  • SILK SONIC – LEAVE THE DOOR OPEN          
     
    VIDEO OF THE YEAR
  • CARDI B – UP
  • CARDI B FT. MEGAN THEE STALLION – WAP
  • CHLOE X HALLE – DO IT
  • CHRIS BROWN & YOUNG THUG – GO CRAZY
  • DRAKE FT. LIL DURK – LAUGH NOW CRY LATER
  • SILK SONIC – LEAVE THE DOOR OPEN
     
    VIDEO DIRECTOR OF THE YEAR
  • BENNY BOOM
  • BRUNO MARS AND FLORENT DÉCHARD
  • COLE BENNETT
  • COLIN TILLEY
  • DAVE MEYERS
  • HYPE WILLIAMS
     
    BEST MOVIE
  • COMING 2 AMERICA
  • JUDAS AND THE BLACK MESSIAH
  • MA RAINEY’S BLACK BOTTOM
  • ONE NIGHT IN MIAMI…
  • SOUL
  • THE UNITED STATES VS. BILLIE HOLIDAY
     
    BEST ACTRESS
  • ANDRA DAY
  • ANGELA BASSETT
  • ISSA RAE
  • JURNEE SMOLLETT
  • VIOLA DAVIS
  • ZENDAYA
     
    BEST ACTOR
  • ALDIS HODGE
  • CHADWICK BOSEMAN
  • DAMSON IDRIS
  • DANIEL KALUUYA
  • EDDIE MURPHY
  • LAKEITH STANFIELD
     
    YOUNGSTARS AWARD
  • ALEX R. HIBBERT
  • ETHAN HUTCHISON
  • LONNIE CHAVIS
  • MARSAI MARTIN
  • MICHAEL EPPS
  • STORM REID
     
    SPORTSWOMAN OF THE YEAR AWARD
  • A’JA WILSON
  • CANDACE PARKER
  • CLARESSA SHIELDS
  • NAOMI OSAKA
  • SERENA WILLIAMS
  • SKYLAR DIGGINS-SMITH
     
    SPORTSMAN OF THE YEAR AWARD
  • KYRIE IRVING
  • LEBRON JAMES
  • PATRICK MAHOMES
  • RUSSELL WESTBROOK
  • RUSSELL WILSON
  • STEPHEN CURRY