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2021 bet awards nominations full list

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by Beatrice Ambasa May 28, 2021

The list of Nominees for the 2021 BET Awards is out and fans can't wait to vote for their favourite artist or celebrity.

Nominations are selected by BET’s “voting academy,” which is comprised of fans and a group of entertainment pros in the fields of television, film, music, social media, digital marketing, sports journalism, public relations, and creative arts.


Here's the complete list of nominees for the 2021 BET awards:


Album of the year:


After Hours - The Weeknd

Blame It on Baby - DaBaby

Good News - Megan Thee Stallion

Heaux Tales - Jazmine Sullivan

King’s Disease - Nas

Ungodly Hour - Chloe X Halle


Best female R&B / pop artist:


Beyoncé

H.E.R.

Jazmine Sullivan

Jhené Aiko

Summer Walker

SZA


Best male R&B / pop artist:


6lack

Anderson .Paak

Chris Brown

Giveon

Tank

The Weeknd


Best female hip hop artist:


Cardi B

Coi Leray

Doja Cat

Megan Thee Stallion

Latto

Saweetie


Best male hip hop artist:


DaBaby

Drake

J. Cole

Jack Harlow

Lil Baby

Pop Smoke


Best new artist:


Coi Leray

Flo Milli

Giveon

Jack Harlow

Latto

Pooh Shiesty


Best collaboration:


Cardi B featuring Megan Thee Stallion – “WAP”

DaBaby featuring Roddy Ricch – “Rockstar”

DJ Khaled featuring Drake – “Popstar”

Jack Harlow featuring DaBaby, Tory Lanez & Lil Wayne – “Whats Poppin (Remix)”

Megan Thee Stallion featuring DaBaby – “Cry Baby”

Pop Smoke featuring Lil Baby & DaBaby – “For the Night”


Best group:


21 Savage & Metro Boomin

Chloe X Halle

Chris Brown & Young Thug

City Girls

Migos

Silk Sonic


Dr. Bobby Jones best gospel/inspirational award:


Bebe Winans - "In Jesus Name"

CeCe Winans - "Never Lost"

H.E.R. - "Hold Us Together"

Kirk Franklin - "Strong God"

Marvin Sapp - "Thank You for It All"

Tamela Mann – "Touch From You"


BET HER award:


Alicia Keys featuring Khalid – “So Done”

Brandy featuring Chance the Rapper – “Baby Mama”

Bri Steves – “Anti Queen”

Chloe X Halle – “Baby Girl”

Ciara featuring Ester Dean – “Rooted”

SZA – “Good Days”


Viewer’s choice award:


Cardi B featuring Megan Thee Stallion – “WAP”

Chris Brown & Young Thug – “Go Crazy”

DaBaby featuring Roddy Ricch – “Rockstar”

DJ Khaled featuring Drake – “Popstar”

Drake featuring Lil Durk – “Laugh Now Cry Later”

Lil Baby – “The Bigger Picture”

Megan Thee Stallion featuring Beyoncé – “Savage (Remix)”

Silk Sonic – “Leave the Door Open”


Video of the year:


Cardi B – “Up”

Cardi B featuring Megan Thee Stallion – “WAP”

Chloe X Halle – “Do It”

Chris Brown & Young Thug – “Go Crazy”

Drake featuring Lil Durk – “Laugh Now Cry Later”

Silk Sonic – “Leave the Door Open”


Video director of the year:


Benny Boom

Bruno Mars & Florent Déchard

Cole Bennett

Colin Tilley

Dave Meyers

Hype Williams


Best international act:


Aya Nakamura (France)

Burna Boy (Nigeria)

Diamond Platnumz (Tanzania)

Emicida (Brazil)

Headie One (Uk)

Wizkid (Nigeria)

Young T & Bugsey (Uk)

Youssoupha (France)


Best movie:


Coming 2 America

Judas and the Black Messiah

Ma Rainey's Black Bottom

One Night in Miami

Soul

The United States Vs. Billie Holiday


Best actress:


Andra Day

Angela Bassett

Issa Rae

Jurnee Smollett

Viola Davis

Zendaya


Best actor:


Aldis Hodge

Chadwick Boseman

Damson Idris

Daniel Kaluuya

Eddie Murphy

Lakeith Stanfield


Youngstars award:


Alex R. Hibbert

Ethan Hutchison

Lonnie Chavis

Marsai Martin

Michael Epps

Storm Reid


Sportswoman of the year award:


A'ja Wilson

Candace Parker

Claressa Shields

Naomi Osaka

Serena Williams

Skylar Diggins-Smith


Sportsman of the year award:


Kyrie Irving

Lebron James

Patrick Mahomes

Russell Westbrook

Russell Wilson

Stephen Curry


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