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BET Awards Nominations 2019 Cardi B, Nicki Minaj & More — Full List

The BET Awards nominations have been revealed. The biggest stars in the world like Cardi B, Nicki Minaj, Beyonce, and more scored big nods this year. The 2019 BET Awards will air live on June 23 at 8 p.m. from the Microsoft Theater at L.A. Live. Cardi B leads with 7 nominations, followed by Drake with 5 nods. Beyonce, Travis Scott, and J. Cole all scored 4 nominations each. Bruno Mars, 21 Savage, Childish Gambino, H.E.R. and Ella Mai each received 3 nominations. The nominations are selected by BET’s Voting Academy, which is comprised of fans and an esteemed group of entertainment professionals in the fields of television, film, music, social media, digital marketing, sports journalism, public relations, and the creative arts.

The categories this year are stacked. The “Bodak Yellow” rapper will be going to head-to-head with Beyonce, Nicki Minaj, Solange, Remy Ma, and more. Kylie Jenner’s boyfriend, Travis Scott, and her ex, Tyga, will be facing off in the Best Collaboration category. In addition to music, there are a number of acting categories where stars like Viola Davis, Chadwick Boseman, and more are nominated. See the full list of nominees below.

Best Female R&B/Pop Artist

  • Beyonce
  • Ella Mai
  • E.R.
  • Solange
  • SZA
  • Teyana Taylor

Best Male R&B/Pop Artist

  • Anderson .Paak
  • Bruno Mars
  • Childish Gambino
  • Chris Brown
  • John Legend
  • Khalid

Best Group

  • Chloe x Halle
  • City Girls
  • Lil Baby & Gunna
  • Migos
  • The Carters

Best Collaboration

  • 21 Savage featuring J. Cole, “A Lot”
  • Cardi B and Bruno Mars, “Please Me”
  • Cardi B featuring J Balvin and Bad Bunny, “I Like It”
  • E.R. featuring Bryson Tiller, “Could’ve Been”
  • Travis Scott featuring Drake, “Sicko Mode”
  • Tyga featuring Offset, “Taste”

Best Male Hip Hop Artist

  • Anderson .Paak
  • Bruno Mars
  • Childish Gambino
  • Chris Brown
  • John Legend
  • Khalid

Best Female Hip Hop Artist

  • Cardi B
  • Kash Doll
  • Lizzo
  • Megan Thee Stallion
  • Nicki Minaj
  • Remy Ma

Video of the Year

  • 21 Savage featuring J. Cole, “A Lot”
  • Cardi B, “Money”
  • Cardi B and Bruno Mars, “Please Me”
  • Childish Gambino, “This Is America”
  • Drake, “Nice for What”
  • The Carters, “Apes**t”

Video Director of the Year

  • Benny Boom
  • Colin Tilley
  • Dave Meyers
  • Hype Williams
  • Karena Evans

Best New Artist

  • Blueface
  • City Girls
  • Juice Wrld
  • Lil Baby
  • Queen Naija

Dr. Bobby Jones Best Gospel/Inspirational Award

  • Erica Campbell featuring Warryn Campbell, “All of My Life”
  • Fred Hammond, “Tell Me Where It Hurts”
  • Kirk Franklin, “Love Theory”
  • Snoop Dogg featuring Rance Allen, “Blessing Me Again”
  • Tori Kelly featuring Kirk Franklin, “Never Alone.”

Best International Act

  • AKA (South Africa)
  • Aya Nakamura (France)
  • Burna Boy (Nigeria)
  • Dave (U.K.)
  • Dosseh (France)
  • Giggs (U.K.)
  • Mr Eazi (Nigeria)

Best Actress

  • Issa Rae
  • Regina Hall
  • Regina King
  • Taraji P. Henson
  • Tiffany Haddish
  • Viola Davis

Best Actor

  • Anthony Anderson
  • Chadwick Boseman
  • Denzel Washington
  • Mahershala Ali
  • Michael B. Jordan
  • Omari Hardwick

YoungStars Award

  • Caleb McLaughlin
  • Lyric Ross
  • Marsai Martin
  • Michael Rainey Jr.
  • Miles Brown

Best Movie

  • BlacKkKlansman
  • Creed 2
  • If Beale Street Could Talk
  • Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse
  • The Hate U Give

Sportswoman of the Year

  • Allyson Felix
  • Candace Parker
  • Naomi Osaka
  • Serena Williams
  • Simone Biles

Sportsman of the Year

  • Kevin Durant
  • LeBron James
  • Odell Beckham Jr.
  • Stephen Curry
  • Tiger Woods

Album of the Year

  • Cardi B, Invasion of Privacy
  • Ella Mai, Ella Mai
  • Meek Mill, Championships
  • The Carters, Everything Is Love
  • Travis Scott, Astroworld

2019 Coca-Cola Viewers’ Choice Award

  • Cardi B, Bad Bunny & J Balvin, “I Like It”
  • Childish Gambino, “This Is America”
  • Drake, “In My Feelings”
  • Ella Mai, “Trip”
  • Cole, “Middle Child”
  • Travis Scott featuring Drake, “Sicko Mode”

BET Her Award

  • Alicia Keys, “Raise a Man”
  • Ciara, “Level Up”
  • E.R., “Hard Place”
  • Janelle Monae, “Pynk”
  • Queen Naija, “Mama’s Hand”
  • Teyana Taylor, “Rose In Harlem”

The 2019 BET Awards will simulcast live at 8 p.m. ET across seven Viacom networks in the U.S. including BET, BET HER, MTV, MTV 2, MTV Classic, VH1, and Logo. Internationally, the show will simulcast for the first time on BET Africa at 2 a.m. CAT on June 24, followed by international broadcasts in the U.K. on June 24 at 9:00 p.m. BST, South Korea on June 25 at 9 p.m. KST, and in France on June 25 at 9 p.m. CEST. Internationally, BET will honor Best International Act in-show, along with the fan-voted category Best New International Act during the live red carpet pre-show.

Original article: https://hollywoodlife.com/2019/05/17/bet-awards-nominations-2019-full-list-nominees/