Nominations for the BET Awards 2020, which celebrates excellence in music and acting excellence, were recently revealed.
According to billboard.com, Canadian rapper, Drake, returns to the top spot securing six nominations, with Roddy Ricch and Megan Thee Stallion following with five.
Representing Nigeria on the nominees’ list this year are Burna Boy and Rema, who were nominated for the Best International Act and Viewers’ Choice Best New International Act respectively.
Amid the COVID-19 pandemic, BET had announced on May 20 that it would move forward with airing the BET Awards on June 28.
Full list of nominees:
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.
“Please Excuse Me For Being Antisocial,” Roddy Ricch
Best Female R&B/Pop Artist
Best Male R&B/Pop Artist
Chloe x Halle
Best Male Hip Hop Artist
Best Female Hip Hop Artist
Megan Thee Stallion
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”
Reported by: Vincent Pau;