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Wizkid, Rema and Burna Boy nominated for 2020 BET Awards, See full list

Black Entertainment Television, BET announced on Monday the nominations for the 2020 Awards ceremony, which will also mark its 20th anniversary. 

The awards celebrate the brightest stars across music, television, film, sports, and philanthropy.The nominees announced in the Best International Act Award category are: Burna Boy, Innoss’B, Sho Madjozi, Dave, Stormzy, Ninho, and S.Pri Noir.

In the category for Viewer’s Choice: Best New International Act are : Rema, Sha Sha, Celeste, Young T & Bugsey, Hatik and Stacy.

Wizkid made it under the “HER” category for his Brown skin girl song with Beyonce

The 2020 BET Awards will air live on June 28 across ViacomCBS networks, including CBS for the first time. The show, which will be a virtual celebration because of the Coronavirus pandemic, will also air on BET and BET HER.

See full list below.

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

Saweetie

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

Gift Adene

Gift Adene is an Entertainment and Society News writer, a Chronicler of celebrities and King of Rumor Has it. Gift holds a BSC in Computer Science and MSC in Information and Communications Technology. He is a Machine Learning and Data Science enthusiast, a ProBlogger, Digital Marketer and social media savvy. Gift loves Python Programming Language, HTML, CSS and JavaScript. Address: 64 Igbeyin adun Nigeria.

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