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BET Awards 2020: Nigerian singers Rema and Burna Boy Land Nominations

Good news for the Nigerian entertainment Industry as Burna Boy and Rema have both landed BET Awards Nominations.

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Black Entertainment Television Awards, popularly known as BET, celebrate the biggest black people across music, television, film, sports, and philanthropy.

On Monday, organizers of the popular award announced their nominations for the 2020 Awards ceremony, which will also mark its 20th anniversary.

It is not so surprising to see Burna Boy and Rema feature, considering their exploits in 2019.

Burna Boy was nominated for Best International Act alongside Innoss’B, Sho Madjozi, Dave, Stormzy, Ninho, S.Pri Noir

Rema, on the other hand, was nominated for Viewers’ Choice: Best New International act alongside Sha Sha, Celeste, Young T & Bugsey, Hatik, Stacy

Full list of BET Awards 2020 Nominees

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 
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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

Recall that Burna Boy was also nominated for the last Grammy Awards. However, he ended up losing to Angelique kidjo. Hopefully, this time will be different.

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