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Drake and GloRilla Lead 2023 BET Award Nominations
Drake and GloRilla Lead 2023 BET Award Nominations,Drake and GloRilla lead the 2023 BET Award nominations. Lizzo and 21 Savage tie for third with five nominations apiece. The awards show airs on June 25.

Drake and GloRilla Lead 2023 BET Award Nominations

For once, Her Loss didn’t turn out to be Drake’s loss. The collaboration album with 21 Savage is nominated in this year’s BET Awards, along with several other nods for the rapper that add to his impressive seven nominations for Best Male Hip Hop Artist, Best Male R&B/Pop Artist, and more. GloRilla also leads the pack with six nominations for both solo and collaborative projects, including Album of the Year for Anyways, Life’s Great, Best Collaboration for her banger “F.N.F. (Let’s Go),” Video of the Year for “Tomorrow 2” with Cardi B, and Best Female Hip Hop Artist. Lizzo and 21 Savage tie for third with five nominations apiece. Breakthrough artist Ice Spice finds herself in interesting company. The “Boys a Liar Pt. 2” rapper is nominated for the same amount of awards as Burna Boy, SZA, and Beyoncé, with four each. The BET Awards air on June 25. Below, the full list of nominations.

Album of the YearAnyways, Life’s Great, GloRillaBreezy, Chris BrownGod Did, DJ KhaledHer Loss, Drake and 21 SavageMr. Morale & the Big Steppers, Kendrick LamarRenaissance, BeyoncéSOS, SZA

Best Female R&B/Pop ArtistAri LennoxBeyoncéCoco JonesH.E.R.LizzoSZATems

Best Male R&B/Pop ArtistBlxstBrent FaiyazBurna BoyChris BrownDrakeThe WeekndUsher

Best GroupCity GirlsDrake and 21 SavageDvsnFLOMaverick City Music & Kirk FranklinQuavo & TakeoffWanmor

Best Collaboration“Big Energy (Remix),” Latto and Mariah Carey feat. DJ Khaled“Boy’s a Liar Pt. 2,” PinkPantheress and Ice Spice“Call Me Every Day,” Chris Brown feat. Wizkid“Can’t Stop Won’t Stop,” King Combs feat. Kodak Black“Creepin’,” Metro Boomin, The Weeknd, and 21 Savage“F.N.F. (Let’s Go),” Hitkidd and GloRilla“Tomorrow 2,” GloRilla and Cardi B“Wait For U,” Future feat. Drake & Tems

Best Female Hip Hop Artist   Cardi BCoi LerayGloRillaIce SpiceLattoMegan Thee StallionNicki Minaj

Best Male Hip Hop Artist21 SavageDrakeFutureJ. ColeJack HarlowKendrick LamarLil Baby

Video of the Year“We (Warm Embrace),” Chris Brown“2 Million Up,” Peezy, Jeezy and Real Boston Richey feat. Rob49“About Damn Time,” Lizzo“Bad Habit,” Steve Lacy“First Class,” Harlow“Kill Bill,” SZA“Tomorrow 2,” GloRilla and Cardi B

Video Director of the YearA$AP Rocky for AWGEBenny BoomBurna BoyCole BennettDave Free and Kendrick LamarDirector XTeyana “Spike Tey” Taylor

Best New ArtistAmbréCoco JonesDoechiiFLOGloRillaIce SpiceLola Brooke

Dr. Bobby Jones Best Gospel/Inspirational Award“Bless Me,” Maverick City Music and Kirk Franklin“Finished (Live),” Tamela Mann“I’ve Got Joy,” CeCe Winans“Kingdom,” Maverick City Music and Kirk Franklin feat. Naomi Raine and Chandler Moore“New,” Tye Tribbett“One Moment From Glory,” Yolanda Adams“The Better Benediction (Pt. 2),” PJ Morton feat. Lisa Knowles-Smith, Le’andria Johnson, Keke Wyatt, Kierra Sheard and Tasha Cobbs Leonard

Viewer’s Choice Award“About Damn Time,” Lizzo“Break My Soul,” Beyoncé“First Class,” Jack Harlow“Jimmy Cooks,” Drake feat 21 Savage“Kill Bill,” SZA“Last Last,” Burna Boy“Super Freaky Girl,” Nicki Minaj“Wait For U,” Future feat. Drake & Tems

Best International ActAya Nakamura (France)Ayra Starr (Nigeria)Burna Boy (Nigeria)Central Cee (U.K.)Ella Mai (U.K.)Ko (South Africa)L7nnon (Brazil)Stormzy (U.K.)Tiakola (France)Uncle Waffles (Swaziland)

Viewer’s Choice: Best New International ActAsake (Nigeria)Camidoh (Ghana)Flo (U.K.)Libianca (Cameroon)Maureen (France)MC Ryan SP (Brazil)Pabi Cooper (South Africa)Raye (U.K.)Werenoi (France)

BET Her“About Damn Time,” Lizzo“Boy’s a Liar Pt. 2,” PinkPantheress and Ice Spice“Break My Soul,” Beyoncé“Her,” Megan Thee Stallion“Lift Me Up,” from Black Panther: Wakanda Forever – Music From And Inspired By, by Rihanna and Ludwig Göransson“Players,” Coi Leray“Special,” Lizzo

Best MovieBlack Panther: Wakanda ForeverCreed 3EmancipationNopeThe Woman KingTillWhitney Houston: I Wanna Dance With Somebody

Best ActorAmin JosephBrian Tyree HenryDamson IdrisDaniel KaluuyaDemetrius “Lil Meech” Flenory Jr.Donald GloverMichael B. Jordan

Best ActressAngela BassettCoco JonesJanelle JamesJanelle MonáeKeke PalmerViola DavisZendaya

YoungStars AwardAkira AkbarAlaya HighDemi SingletonGenesis DeniseMarsai MartinThaddeus J. MixsonYoung Dylan

Sportswoman of the Year AwardAlexis MorrisAllyson Felix   Angel ReeseCandace ParkerNaomi Osaka  Serena WilliamsSha’carri Richardson

Sportsman of the Year AwardAaron JudgeBubba WallaceGervonta DavisJalen HurtsLeBron JamesPatrick MahomesStephen Curry


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