BET Awards Set to Air Live From L.A.'s Microsoft Theatre

BET Awards 2021 - Show

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LOS ANGELES (CNS) - Rapper-singer Doja Cat has a leading six nominations heading into Sunday evening's BET Awards 2022, and is the only nominee competing in both the R&B/pop and hip-hop categories.

Other top nominees include singer Ari Lennox and rapper Drake, who each have four nominations.

Sean "Diddy" Combs will receive a lifetime achievement award.

Artists set to perform include Babyface, Chance the Rapper, Chloe, Jack Harlow, Lizzo and Roddy Ricch.

The awards, which honor "Black excellence in music, television, film and sports" will air live from downtown's Microsoft Theatre. Golden Globe- winning actress Taraji P. Henson will be the host.

Here is a complete list of the nominees:

BEST FEMALE R&B/Pop Artist

ARI LENNOX

CHL'E

DOJA CAT

H.E.R.

JAZMINE SULLIVAN

MARY J. BLIGE

SUMMER WALKER

BEST MALE R&B/Pop Artist

BLXST

CHRIS BROWN

GIVEON

LUCKY DAYE

THE WEEKND

WIZKID

YUNG BLEU

BEST GROUP

BRUNO MARS, ANDERSON .PAAK, SILK SONIC

CHL'E X HALLE

CITY GIRLS

LIL BABY & LIL DURK

MIGOS

YOUNG DOLPH & KEY GLOCK

BEST COLLABORATION

ESSENCE  WIZKID FEAT. JUSTIN BIEBER & TEMS

EVERY CHANCE I GET DJ KHALED FEAT. LIL BABY & LIL DURK

FAMILY TIES BABY KEEM & KENDRICK LAMAR

KISS ME MORE DOJA CAT FEAT. SZA

WAY 2 SEXY DRAKE FEAT. FUTURE & YOUNG THUG

WHOLE LOTTA MONEY (REMIX) BIA FEAT. NICKI MINAJ

BEST FEMALE HIP HOP ARTIST

CARDI B

DOJA CAT

LATTO

MEGAN THEE STALLION

NICKI MINAJ

SAWEETIE

BEST MALE HIP HOP ARTIST

DRAKE

FUTURE

J. COLE

JACK HARLOW

KANYE WEST

KENDRICK LAMAR

LIL BABY

VIDEO OF THE YEAR

FAMILY TIES BABY KEEM & KENDRICK LAMAR

HAVE MERCY CHL*E

KISS ME MORE DOJA CAT FEAT. SZA

PRESSURE ARI LENNOX

SMOKIN OUT THE WINDOW BRUNO MARS, ANDERSON .PAAK, SILK SONIC

WAY 2 SEXY DRAKE FEAT. FUTURE & YOUNG THUG

VIDEO DIRECTOR OF THE YEAR

ANDERSON .PAAK A.K.A. DIRECTOR .PAAK

BENNY BOOM

BEYONCÉ & DIKAYL RIMMASCH

DIRECTOR X

HYPE WILLIAMS

MISSY ELLIOTT

BEST NEW ARTIST

BABY KEEM

BENNY THE BUTCHER

LATTO

MUNI LONG

TEMS

YUNG BLEU

ALBUM OF THE YEAR

AN EVENING WITH SILK SONIC, BRUNO MARS, ANDERSON.PAAK, SILK SONIC

BACK OF MY MIND, H.E.R.

CALL ME IF YOU GET LOST, TYLER, THE CREATOR

CERTIFIED LOVER BOY, DRAKE

DONDA, KANYE WEST

HEAUX TALES, MO' TALES: THE DELUXE, JAZMINE SULLIVAN

PLANET HER, DOJA CAT

DR. BOBBY JONES BEST GOSPEL/INSPIRATIONAL AWARD

ALL IN YOUR HANDS, MARVIN SAPP

COME TO LIFE, KANYE WEST

GRACE, KELLY PRICE

HALLELUJAH, FRED HAMMOND

HOLD US TOGETHER (HOPE MIX), H.E.R. & TAUREN WELLS

JIREH,  ELEVATION WORSHIP & MAVERICK CITY MUSIC

WE WIN, LIL BABY X KIRK FRANKLIN

BET, H.E.R

BEST OF ME (ORIGINALS), ALICIA KEYS

GOOD MORNING GORGEOUS, MARY J. BLIGE

HAVE MERCY, CHL'E

PRESSURE, ARI LENNOX

ROSTER, JAZMINE SULLIVAN

UNLOYAL SUMMER, WALKER & ARI LENNOX

WOMAN, DOJA CAT

BEST INTERNATIONAL ACT

DAVE (UK)

DINOS (FRANCE)

FALLY IPUPA (DRC)

FIREBOY DML (NIGERIA)

LITTLE SIMZ (UK)

LUDMILLA (BRAZIL)

MAJOR LEAGUE DJZ (SOUTH AFRICA)

TAYC (FRANCE)

TEMS (NIGERIA)

BEST MOVIE

"CANDYMAN"

"KING RICHARD"

"RESPECT"

"SPACE JAM: A NEW LEGACY"

"SUMMER OF SOUL"

"THE HARDER THEY FALL"

BEST ACTOR

ADRIAN HOLMES, "BEL AIR"

ANTHONY ANDERSON, "BLACK-ISH"

DAMSON IDRIS, "SNOWFALL"

DENZEL WASHINGTON, "THE TRAGEDY OF MACBETH"

FOREST WHITAKER, "RESPECT"/"GODFATHER OF HARLEM"

JABARI BANKS, "BEL AIR"

STERLING K. BROWN,"THIS IS US"

WILL SMITH, "KING RICHARD"

BEST ACTRESS

AUNJANUE ELLIS, "KING RICHARD"

COCO JONES, "BEL AIR"

ISSA RAE, "INSECURE"

JENNIFER HUDSON, "RESPECT"

MARY J. BLIGE, "POWER BOOK II: GHOST"

QUEEN LATIFAH, "THE EQUALIZER"

QUINTA BRUNSON, "ABBOTT ELEMENTARY"

REGINA KING, "THE HARDER THEY FALL"

ZENDAYA, "EUPHORIA"/"SPIDER-MAN: NO WAY HOME"

YOUNG STARS AWARD

AKIRA AKBAR

DEMI SINGLETON

MARSAI MARTIN

MILES BROWN

SANIYYA SIDNEY

SPORTSWOMAN OF THE YEAR AWARD

BRITTNEY GRINER

CANDACE PARKER

NAOMI OSAKA

SERENA WILLIAMS

SHA'CARRI RICHARDSON

SIMONE BILES

SPORTSMAN OF THE YEAR AWARD

AARON DONALD

BUBBA WALLACE

GIANNIS ANTETOKOUNMPO

JA MORANT

LEBRON JAMES

STEPHEN CURRY


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