Lizzo Makes BET Awards History With Double Nominations

This weekends virtual BET awards will be something new to experience along with Lizzo’s first in 20 years of the shows history to be nominated for both best female R&B/pop artist and best female hip-hop artist in the same year.

Bringing Lizzo’s achievements to a more elevated level, no artist has ever been nominated in both categories in the same year.

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With a good chance of winning best R&B/Pop female artist, she does have some challenged competition. The other nominees she is going against for the win are Beyonce, which has won 10 time and for the last 6 years in a row. Along with H.E.R another credible artist. Jhene Aiko and Kehlani are also great artist as well. This is a intense face off for the win.

In the female hip-hop category, the top contenders are to be Cardi B, who has won the last two years and seven-time winner Nicki Minaj along with emerging new hot girl artist Megan Thee Stallion.

Here is a list of the other categorizes and nominees.

Best Male R&B/Pop Artist

Anderson .Paak

Chris Brown



The Weeknd


Best Group

Chloe x Halle

City Girls





Best Collaboration

Chris Brown Ft. Drake – “No Guidance”

DJ Khaled ft. Nipsey Hussle & John Legend – “Higher”

Future ft. Drake – “Life Is Good

“H.E.R. ft. YG – “Slide”

Megan Thee Stallion ft. Nicki Minaj & Ty Dolla $ign – “Hot Girl Summer”

Wale ft. Jeremih – “On Chill”

Best Male Hip Hop Artist



Lil Baby

Roddy Ricch

Travis Scott

Video of the Year

Chris Brown Ft. Drake – “No Guidance”

DaBaby – “Bop”

DJ Khaled ft. Nipsey Hussle & John Legend – “Higher”

Doja Cat – “Say So”

Megan Thee Stallion ft. Nicki Minaj & Ty Dolla $ign – “Hot Girl Summer”

Roddy Ricch – “The Box”

Video Director of the Year

Benny Boom

Cole Bennett

Dave Meyers

Director X

Eif Rivera

Teyana “Spike Tee” Taylor

Best New Artist


Lil Nas X

Pop Smoke

Roddy Ricch

Summer Walker

YBN Cordae

Dr. Bobby Jones Best Gospel/Inspirational

Fred Hammond – “Alright”

John P. Kee ft. Zacardi Cortez – “I Made It Out”

Kanye West – “Follow God”

Kirk Franklin – “Just for Me”

PJ Morton ft. Le’Andria Johnson & Mary Mary – “All In His Pain”

The Clark Sisters – “Victory”

Best Movie

Bad Boys for Life

Dolemite Is My Name


Homecoming: A Film by Beyoncé

Just Mercy

Queen & Slim

Best Actress

Angela Bassett

Cynthia Erivo

Issa Rae

Regina King

Tracee Ellis Ross


Best Actor

Billy Porter

Eddie Murphy

Forest Whitaker

Jamie Foxx

Michael B. Jordan

Omari Hardwick

Young Stars Award

Alex Hibbert

Asante Blackk

Jahi Di’Allo Winston

Marsai Martin

Miles Brown

Storm Reid

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


Alicia Keys – “Underdog”

Beyoncé ft. Blue Ivy, WizKid & SAINt JHN – “Brown Skin Girl”

Ciara ft. Lupita Nyong’o, Ester Dean, City Girls & La La – “Melanin”

Layton Greene – “I Choose”

Lizzo ft. Missy Elliott – “Tempo”

Rapsody ft. PJ Morgan – “Afeni”

Viewer’s Choice Award

Chris Brown Ft. Drake – “No Guidance”

DaBaby – “Bop”

Future ft. Drake – “Life Is Good”

Megan Thee Stallion ft. Nicki Minaj & TY Dolla $ign – “Hot Girl Summer”

Roddy Ricch – “The Box”

The Weeknd – “Heartless”

Best International Act

Burna Boy (Nigeria)

Innoss’B (DRC)

Sho Madjozi (South Africa)

Dave (U.K.)

Stormzy (U.K.)

Ninho (France)

S.Pri Noir (France)

Viewer’s Choice: Best New International Act

Rema (Nigeria)

SHA SHA (Zimbabwe)

Celeste (U.K.)

Young T & Bugsey (U.K.)

Hatik (France)

Stacy (France)

Sunday June 28 8pm on BET



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