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2020 BET Awards: Burna Boy, Rema nominated

Nigerian artists, Burna Boy and Rema have been nominated for this year’s BET awards.

Burna Boy was nominated in the Best International Act, while Rema got a spot in Viewer’s Choice: Best New International Act category.

Also, Drake topped the list of nominees announced on Monday with six categories followed by Megan Thee Stallion and Roddy Ricch, who got nominated in five.

Here is the full list of nominees underneath:

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

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

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 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

Best Movie

  • Bad Boys for Life
  • Dolemite Is My Name
  • Harriet
  • Homecoming: A Film by Beyoncé
  • 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

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 (S. 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)

Farouk Mohammed

Farouk Mohammed is a Head Editor at Okay Nigeria (Okay.ng). He has been publishing for 5 years and focused more on Local/World News on Okay.ng
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