BET Awards 2022: Check The Complete List Of Nominees

BET announced the BET Awards 2022 nominations, a few hours back. Without surprise, Doja Cat is leading the pack with six nominations. Indeed, the nominees are from every field of creativity- acting, music, sports, writer, director, television, films and more. The show will be hosted by Taraji P. Henson.

Date, Time, & Platform

This year’s show will air live on Sunday, June 26, 2022. The show will go live on BET at 8 pm ET/PT from Los Angeles.

The complete list of nominees of BET Awards 2022 are below:

BET Awards 2022 nominations are selected by BET’s Voting Academy, which is comprised of an esteemed group of entertainment professionals in the fields of music, television, film, digital marketing, sports journalism, public relations, influencers, and creative arts.

Best Female R&B/Pop Artist

  • ARI LENNOX
  • CHLÖE
  • DOJA CAT
  • H.E.R.
  • JAZMINE SULLIVAN
  • MARY J. BLIGE
  • SUMMER WALKER

Best Male R&B/Pop Artist

  • BLXST
  • CHRIS BROWN
  • GIVĒON
  • LUCKY DAYE
  • THE WEEKND
  • WIZKID
  • YUNG BLEU

Best Group

  • BRUNO MARS, ANDERSON .PAAK, SILK SONIC
  • CHLÖE 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 CHLÖE
  • 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 Her

  • BEST OF ME (ORIGINALS) ALICIA KEYS
  • GOOD MORNING GORGEOUS   MARY J. BLIGE
  • HAVE MERCY CHLÖE
  • 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

YoungStars Award

  • AKIRA AKBAR
  • DEMI SINGLETON
  • MARSAI MARTIN
  • MILES BROWN
  • SANIYYA SIDNEY
  • STORM REID

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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