Wizkid, Burna Boy, Rema Get Nominated For BET Awards Alongside Drake, Chris Brown, Future & More

June 16, 2020
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Black Entertainment Television (BET) announced on Monday the nominations for the 2020 Awards ceremony, and Nigeria’s Wizkid, Burna Boy and Rema were nominated in different categories.

Burna Boy, who won the Best International Act category at the 2019 BET Awards, was nominated again this year for the Best International Act Award category alongside South African singer Sho Madjozi, Stormzy, Dave from the UK, Ninho, and S.Pri Noir from France.

In the fan-voted category of Best New International Act is Rema, Zimbabwe’s Sha Sha, Celeste, Young T, and Bugsey from the UK and France’s Hatik and Stacy. This would be Rema’s first nomination for the award.

Wizkid was also nominated for the HER award for his feature in the “Brown Skin Girl” with Beyonce. They were nominated alongside Alicia Keys, Ciara, Layton Greene, Lizzo, and Rhapsody.

Drake leads the way with six nominations while Megan Thee Stallion and Roddy Ricch are next on five nominations each. Here are the full nominations for the awards;

The 2020 BET Awards will mark ceremony’s 20th anniversary and BET’s 40th anniversary, and the event will air live on June 28 across ViacomCBS networks, including CBS for the first time due to the Coronavirus pandemic.

FULL LIST OF 2020 BET Awards Nominees

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
  • Sweetie

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

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 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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