Megan Thee Stallion and DaBaby Top BET Awards Nominations With 7 Each

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Megan Thee Stallion and DaBaby lead this year’s BET Awards nominations, scoring seven nominations each in the awards show that recognizes achievements in music, film, TV and sports.

Megan scored nominations for Album of the Year for her “Good News” and for Best Collaboration for “WAP” alongside Cardi B., who received five nominations and tied with Drake for the second-most nominations.

Chadwick Boseman was posthumously nominated for Best Actor for his work in “Ma Rainey’s Black Bottom,” which also received a nomination for Best Movie.

Anderson.Paak, Bruno Mars, Chloe X Halle and Chris Brown are the third-highest among nominees with four nominations each and are all up for the coveted Video of the Year award.

Last year’s BET Awards went virtual due to the pandemic, but they will return this year with a live audience on June 27. The awards show will air on BET at 8 p.m. ET/PT. And internationally, the show will also simulcast on BET Africa at 2 a.m. CAT and MTV Brazil at 9 pm BRT on June 27, followed by international broadcasts on MTV UK on June 28 at 9 p.m. BST, BET France on June 29 at 8:45 p.m. CEST. The show will also be available to watch on My5 and Sky On-Demand in the UK beginning June 29.

Check out a full list of the nominees for the BET Awards below:

ALBUM OF THE YEARAFTER HOURS – THE WEEKNDBLAME IT ON BABY – DABABYGOOD NEWS – MEGAN THEE STALLIONHEAUX TALES – JAZMINE SULLIVANKING’S DISEASE – NASUNGODLY HOUR – CHLOE X HALLE

BEST COLLABORATIONCARDI B FT. MEGAN THEE STALLION – WAPDABABY FT. RODDY RICCH – ROCKSTARDJ KHALED FT. DRAKE – POPSTARJACK HARLOW FT. DABABY, TORY LANEZ & LIL WAYNE – WHATS POPPIN (REMIX)MEGAN THEE STALLION FT. DABABY – CRY BABYPOP SMOKE FT. LIL BABY & DABABY – FOR THE NIGHT

BEST FEMALE R&B / POP ARTISTBEYONCÉH.E.R.JAZMINE SULLIVANJHENÉ AIKOSUMMER WALKERSZA

BEST MALE R&B / POP ARTIST6LACKANDERSON .PAAKCHRIS BROWNGIVEONTANKTHE WEEKND

BEST NEW ARTISTCOI LERAYFLO MILLIGIVEONJACK HARLOWLATTOPOOH SHIESTY

BEST GROUP21 SAVAGE & METRO BOOMINCHLOE X HALLECHRIS BROWN & YOUNG THUGCITY GIRLSMIGOSSILK SONIC

BEST FEMALE HIP HOP ARTISTCARDI BCOI LERAYDOJA CATMEGAN THEE STALLIONLATTOSAWEETIE

BEST MALE HIP HOP ARTISTDABABYDRAKEJ. COLEJACK HARLOWLIL BABYPOP SMOKE

DR. BOBBY JONES BEST GOSPEL/INSPIRATIONAL AWARDBEBE WINANS – IN JESUS NAMECECE WINANS – NEVER LOSTH.E.R. – HOLD US TOGETHERKIRK FRANKLIN – STRONG GODMARVIN SAPP – THANK YOU FOR IT ALLTAMELA MANN – TOUCH FROM YOU

BET HER AWARDALICIA KEYS FT. KHALID – SO DONE BRANDY FT. CHANCE THE RAPPER – BABY MAMABRI STEVES – ANTI QUEENCHLOE X HALLE – BABY GIRLCIARA FT. ESTER DEAN – ROOTEDSZA – GOOD DAYS

BEST INTERNATIONAL ACTAYA NAKAMURA (FRANCE)BURNA BOY (NIGERIA)DIAMOND PLATNUMZ (TANZANIA)EMICIDA (BRAZIL)HEADIE ONE (UK)WIZKID (NIGERIA)YOUNG T & BUGSEY (UK)YOUSSOUPHA (FRANCE)

VIEWER’S CHOICE AWARDCARDI B FT. MEGAN THEE STALLION – WAP CHRIS BROWN & YOUNG THUG – GO CRAZYDABABY FT. RODDY RICCH – ROCKSTAR DJ KHALED FT. DRAKE – POPSTAR DRAKE FT. LIL DURK – LAUGH NOW CRY LATERLIL BABY – THE BIGGER PICTUREMEGAN THEE STALLION FT. BEYONCÉ – SAVAGE (REMIX) SILK SONIC – LEAVE THE DOOR OPEN

VIDEO OF THE YEARCARDI B – UPCARDI B FT. MEGAN THEE STALLION – WAPCHLOE X HALLE – DO ITCHRIS BROWN & YOUNG THUG – GO CRAZYDRAKE FT. LIL DURK – LAUGH NOW CRY LATERSILK SONIC – LEAVE THE DOOR OPEN

VIDEO DIRECTOR OF THE YEARBENNY BOOMBRUNO MARS AND FLORENT DÉCHARDCOLE BENNETTCOLIN TILLEYDAVE MEYERSHYPE WILLIAMS

BEST MOVIECOMING 2 AMERICAJUDAS AND THE BLACK MESSIAHMA RAINEY’S BLACK BOTTOMONE NIGHT IN MIAMI…SOULTHE UNITED STATES VS. BILLIE HOLIDAY

BEST ACTRESSANDRA DAYANGELA BASSETTISSA RAEJURNEE SMOLLETTVIOLA DAVISZENDAYA

BEST ACTORALDIS HODGECHADWICK BOSEMANDAMSON IDRISDANIEL KALUUYAEDDIE MURPHYLAKEITH STANFIELD

YOUNGSTARS AWARDALEX R. HIBBERTETHAN HUTCHISONLONNIE CHAVISMARSAI MARTINMICHAEL EPPSSTORM REID

SPORTSWOMAN OF THE YEAR AWARDA’JA WILSONCANDACE PARKERCLARESSA SHIELDSNAOMI OSAKASERENA WILLIAMSSKYLAR DIGGINS-SMITH

SPORTSMAN OF THE YEAR AWARDKYRIE IRVINGLEBRON JAMESPATRICK MAHOMESRUSSELL WESTBROOKRUSSELL WILSONSTEPHEN CURRY

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