B.E.T. Award Nominees Have Been Announced
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B.E.T. Award Nominees Have Been Announced

Today, B.E.T. Award Nominees Have Been Announced, with Drake leading with seven nominations. This year’s nominees reflect abundant creative expression and Black excellence across music, television, film, and sports. BET Awards” 2023 will air LIVE on BET on Sunday, June 25, 2023, at 8 PM ET/ 5 PM PT. Culture’s Biggest Night will celebrate 50 years of Hip Hop throughout the LIVE telecast on BET. BET Awards 2023 nominations were selected by the BET Voting Academy, comprised of an esteemed group of entertainment professionals and influencers in music, media, digital marketing, sports journalism, public relations, and creative arts.

“BET Awards,” has been the #1 cable award show among all adults 18-49 for the last two consecutive years. It is also the #1 cable award show among Black adults 18-49 for the 21st consecutive year (CY02-CY22). “BET Awards” is the ultimate platform to showcase the best, brightest, and most beautiful aspects of the Black experience. This network honors the present and future of Black music, creativity, and sportsmanship, by celebrating the culture and being a driving force for social change.

The Complete List of Nominees for “BET Awards” 2023 are:

Album of the Year

ANYWAYS, LIFE’S GREAT  GLORILLA

BREEZY  CHRIS BROWN

GOD DID  DJ KHALED

HER LOSS   DRAKE & 21 SAVAGE

MR. MORALE & THE BIG STEPPERS KENDRICK LAMAR

RENAISSANCE  BEYONCÉ

SOS  SZA

Best Female R&B/Pop Artist

ARI LENNOX

BEYONCÉ

COCO JONES

H.E.R.

LIZZO

SZA

TEMS

Best Male R&B/Pop Artist

BLXST

BRENT FAIYAZ

BURNA BOY

CHRIS BROWN

DRAKE

THE WEEKND

USHER

Best Group

CITY GIRLS

DRAKE & 21 SAVAGE

DVSN

FLO

MAVERICK CITY MUSIC & KIRK FRANKLIN

QUAVO & TAKEOFF

WANMOR

Best Collaboration

“BIG ENERGY (REMIX)” LATTO & MARIAH CAREY FEAT. DJ KHALED

“BOY’S A LIAR PT. 2”  PINKPANTHERESS & ICE SPICE

“CALL ME EVERY DAY” CHRIS BROWN FEAT. WIZKID

“CAN’T STOP WON’T STOP” KING COMBS FEAT. KODAK BLACK

“CREEPIN'”  METRO BOOMIN, THE WEEKND & 21 SAVAGE

“F.N.F. (LET’S GO)”  HITKIDD & GLORILLA

“TOMORROW 2”  GLORILLA & CARDI B

“WAIT FOR U”  FUTURE FEAT. DRAKE & TEMS

Best Female Hip Hop Artist

CARDI B

COI LERAY

GLORILLA

ICE SPICE

LATTO

MEGAN THEE STALLION

NICKI MINAJ

Best Male Hip Hop Artist

21 SAVAGE

DRAKE

FUTURE

J. COLE

JACK HARLOW

KENDRICK LAMAR

LIL BABY

Video of the Year

WE (WARM EMBRACE) CHRIS BROWN

2 MILLION UP  PEEZY, JEEZY & REAL BOSTON RICHEY FEAT. ROB49

ABOUT DAMN TIME  LIZZO

BAD HABIT  STEVE LACY

FIRST CLASS   JACK HARLOW

KILL BILL  SZA

TOMORROW 2  GLORILLA & CARDI B

Video Director of the Year

A$AP ROCKY FOR AWGE

BENNY BOOM

BURNA BOY

COLE BENNETT

DAVE FREE & KENDRICK LAMAR

DIRECTOR X

TEYANA “SPIKE TEY” TAYLOR

Best New Artist

AMBRÉ

COCO JONES

DOECHII

FLO

GLORILLA

ICE SPICE

LOLA BROOKE

Accolades..

Dr. Bobby Jones Best Gospel/Inspirational Award

“BLESS ME”   MAVERICK CITY MUSIC & KIRK FRANKLIN

“FINISHED (LIVE)”   TAMELA MANN

“I’VE GOT JOY”    CECE WINANS

“KINGDOM” MAVERICK CITY MUSIC & KIRK FRANKLIN FEAT. NAOMI RAINE & CHANDLER MOORE

“NEW”   TYE TRIBBETT

“ONE MOMENT FROM GLORY”  YOLANDA ADAMS

“THE BETTER BENEDICTION (PT.2)” PJ MORTON FEAT. LISA KNOWLES-SMITH, LE’ANDRIA JOHNSON, KEKE WYATT, KIERRA SHEARD & TASHA COBBS LEONARD

Viewer’s Choice Award

“BREAK MY SOUL”  BEYONCÉ

“JIMMY COOKS”  DRAKE FEAT 21 SAVAGE

“KILL BILL” SZA

“FIRST CLASS”  JACK HARLOW

“SUPER FREAKY GIRL”  NICKI MINAJ

“ABOUT DAMN TIME”  LIZZO

“LAST LAST”  BURNA BOY

“WAIT FOR U”  FUTURE FEAT. DRAKE & TEMS

Best International Act

AYA NAKAMURA (FRANCE)

AYRA STARR (NIGERIA)

BURNA BOY (NIGERIA)

CENTRAL CEE (UK)

ELLA MAI (UK)

KO (SOUTH AFRICA)

L7NNON (BRAZIL)

STORMZY (UK)

TIAKOLA (FRANCE)

UNCLE WAFFLES (SOUTH AFRICA)

Viewer’s Choice: Best New International Act

ASAKE (NIGERIA)

CAMIDOH (GHANA)

FLO (UK)

LIBIANCA (CAMEROON)

MAUREEN (FRANCE)

MC RYAN SP (BRAZIL)

PABI COOPER (SOUTH AFRICA)

RAYE (UK)

WERENOI (FRANCE)

BET Her

“ABOUT DAMN TIME”  LIZZO

“BOY’S A LIAR PT. 2”  PINKPANTHERESS, ICE SPICE

“BREAK MY SOUL”  BEYONCÉ

“HER”  MEGAN THEE STALLION

“LIFT ME UP” BLACK PANTHER: WAKANDA FOREVER – MUSIC FROM AND INSPIRED BY – RIHANNA & LUDWIG GÖRANSSON

“PLAYERS”  COI LERAY

“SPECIAL”  LIZZO

Best Movie

BLACK PANTHER: WAKANDA FOREVER

CREED 3

EMANCIPATION

NOPE

THE WOMAN KING

TILL

WHITNEY HOUSTON: I WANNA DANCE WITH SOMEBODY

Best Actor

AMIN JOSEPH

BRIAN TYREE HENRY

DAMSON IDRIS

DANIEL KALUUYA

DEMETRIUS ‘LIL MEECH’ FLENORY JR.

DONALD GLOVER

MICHAEL B. JORDAN

Best Actress

ANGELA BASSETT

COCO JONES

JANELLE JAMES

JANELLE MONÁE

KEKE PALMER

VIOLA DAVIS

ZENDAYA

YoungStars Award

AKIRA AKBAR

ALAYA HIGH

DEMI SINGLETON

GENESIS DENISE

MARSAI MARTIN

THADDEUS J. MIXSON

DYLAN GILMER

Sportswoman of the Year Award

ALEXIS MORRIS

ALLYSON FELIX

ANGEL REESE

CANDACE PARKER

NAOMI OSAKA

SERENA WILLIAMS

SHA’CARRI RICHARDSON

Sportsman of the Year Award

AARON JUDGE

BUBBA WALLACE

GERVONTA DAVIS

JALEN HURTS

LEBRON JAMES

PATRICK MAHOMES

STEPHEN CURRY

In conclusion,  be sure to stay tuned in for more updates including who will host, featured performances, and the announcement of big winners on awards night!

 

 

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