Teni, Burna boy, Mr Eazi, Cardi B, Nipsey Hussle nominated for BET 2019 awards [See Full List]

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Saturday, May 18,2019

Popular Nigerian musicians, Teni and Burna Boy have been nominated alongside Cardi B, Drake and Nipsey Hussle for the 2019 BET awards.

Teni was nominated for the award of the Best new international act while Burna Boy and Mr Eazi were picked for Best international act category.

Hip-hop star, Cardi B topped with seven nominations which included: video of the year, best female hip-hop artist, the viewer’s choice award and album of the year.

Hussle, who was shot to death on March 31 was nominated in the best male hip-hop artiste category. His competitors include: J. Cole, Travis Scott, Meek Mill, 21 Savage and Drake, who is behind Cardi B with five nominations.

The BET Awards will take place June 23 at the Microsoft Theater in Los Angeles.

Below is a list of nominees:

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(asterisk)(asterisk)t.

Best female R&B/pop artist:
Beyoncé
Ella Mai; H.E.R.;
Solange
SZA
Teyana Taylor

Best male R&B/pop 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

Best male hip-hop artist:
21 Savage
Drake
J. Cole
Meek Mill
Nipsey Hussle
Travis Scott.

Best new artist:
Blueface
City Girls
Juice WRLD
Lil Baby
Queen Naija

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”; H.E.R. featuring Bryson Tiller, “Could’ve Been”; Travis Scott featuring Drake, “Sicko Mode”; Tyga featuring Offset, “Taste.”

Album of the year:

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

Viewers’ choice award:

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

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 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

Best movie:

“Blackkklansman”
“Creed 2″
“If Beale Street Could Talk”
“Spider-Man
Into the Spider-Verse”
“The Hate U Give.”

Youngstars award: Caleb McLaughlin; Lyric Ross; Marsai Martin; Michael Rainey Jr.; Miles Brown.

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.

BET HER award:
Alicia Keys, “Raise a Man”
Ciara, “Level Up”
H.E.R., “Hard Place”
Janelle Monae, “PYNK”
Queen Naija, “Mama’s Hand”
Teyana Taylor, “Rose in Harlem.

Video director of the year: Benny Boom; Colin Tilley; Dave Meyers; Hype Williams; Karena Evans.

Best international act:
AKA (South Africa)
Aya Nakamura (France)
Burna Boy (Nigeria)
Dave (U.K.)
Dosseh (France)
Giggs (U.K.)
Mr Eazi (Nigeria)

Best new international act:
Headie One (U.K.)
Jok’Air (France)
Nesly (France)
Octavian (U.K.)
Sho Madjozi (South Africa)
Teni (Nigeria).

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