Friday, June 9, 2023

The BET Awards 2023 Nominations Announced

The nominees for this year's 23rd annual BET Awards were announced.

Nominations were selected by the BET Voting Academy, comprised of an esteemed group of entertainment professionals and influencers in the fields o f music, media, digital marketing, sports journalism, public relations, and creative arts.

The BET Awards 2023 will air live on BET on Sunday, June 25 at 8 pm ET/5 pm PT.

The following is a full list of nominees:

Album of the Year

"Anyways, Life's Great" - GloRilla

"Breezy" - Chris Brown

"God Did" - DJ Khaled

"Her Loss" - Drake & 21 Savage

"Mr. Morale & The Big Steppers"- Kendrick Lamar

"Renaissance" - Beyoncé

"SOS" - Sza

Best Female R&B/Pop Artist

Ari Lennox


Coco Jones





Best Male R&B/Pop Artist


Brent Faiyaz

Burna Boy

Chris Brown


The Weeknd


Best Group

City Girls

Drake & 21 Savage



Maverick City Music & Kirk Franklin

Quavo & Takeoff


Best Collaboration

"Big Energy" (remix) - Latto & Mariah Carey feat. DJ Khaled

"Boy's A lLar Pt. 2" - Pinkpantheress & Ice Spice

"Call Me Every Day" - Chris Brown feat. Wizkid

"Can't Stop Won't Stop"- King Combs feat. Kodak Black

"Creepin'" - Metro Boomin, The Weeknd & 21 Savage

"F.N.F. (Let's Go)" - Hitkidd & GloRilla

"Tomorrow 2" - GloRilla & Cardi B

"Wait For U" - Future feat. Drake & Tems

Best Female Hip Hop Artist

Cardi B

Coi Leray


Ice Spice


Megan Thee Stallion

Nicki Minaj

Best Male Hip Hop Artist

21 Savage



J. Cole

Jack Harlow

Kendrick Lamar

Lil Baby

Video of the Year

"We (Warm Embrace)" - Chris Brown

"2 Million Up" - Peezy, Jeezy & Real Boston Richey feat. Rob49

"About Damn Time" - Lizzo

"Bad Habit" - Steve Lacy

"First Class" - Jack Harlow

"Kill Bill" - Sza

"Tomorrow 2" - GloRilla & Cardi B

Video Director of the Year

A$AP Rocky for Awge

Benny Boom

Burna Boy

Cole Bennett

Dave Free & Kendrick Lamar

Director X

Teyana "Spike Tey" Taylor

Best New Artist


Coco Jones




Ice Spice

Lola Brooke

Dr. Bobby Jones Best Gospel/Inspirational Award

"Bless Me" - Maverick City Music & Kirk Franklin

"Finished (Live)" - Tamela Mann

"I've Got Joy" - Cece Winans

"Kingdom" - Maverick City Music & Kirk Franklin feat. Naomi Raine & Chandler Moore

"New" - Tye Tribbett

"One Moment From Glory" - Yolanda Adams

"The Better Benediction (Pt.2)" - PJ Morton feat. Lisa Knowles-Smith, Le'Andria Johnson, Keke Wyatt, Kierra Sheard & Tasha Cobbs Leonard

Viewer's Choice Award

"About Damn Time" - Lizzo

"Break My Soul" - Beyoncé

"First Class" - Jack Harlow

"Jimmy Cooks" - Drake feat. 21 Savage

"Kill Bill" - Sza

"Last Last" - Burna Boy

"Super Freaky Girl" - Nicki Minaj

"Wait For U" - Future feat. Drake & Tems

Best International Act

Aya Nakamura (France)

Ayra Starr (Nigeria)

Burna Boy (Nigeria)

Central Cee (UK)

Ella Mai (UK)

K.O (South Africa)

L7nnon (Brazil)

Stormzy (UK)

Tiakola (France)

Uncle Waffles (Swaziland)

Viewer's Choice: Best New International Act

Asake (Nigeria)

Camidoh (Ghana)

Flo (UK)

Libianca (Cameroon)

Maureen (France)

MC Ryan SP (Brazil)

Pabi Cooper (South Africa)

Raye (UK)

Werenoi (France)


"About Damn Time" - Lizzo

"Boy's A Liar Pt. 2" - Pinkpantheress & Ice Spice

"Break My Soul" - Beyoncé

"Her" - Megan Thee Stallion

"Lift Me Up" from "Black Panther: Wakanda Forever" - Rihanna & Ludwig Göransson

"Players" - Coi Leray

"Special" - Lizzo

Best Movie

"Black Panther: Wakanda Forever"

"Creed 3"



"The Woman King"


"Whitney Houston: I Wanna Dance with Somebody"

Best Actor

Amin Joseph

Brian Tyree Henry

Damson Idris

Daniel Kaluuya

Demetrius 'Lil Meech' Flenory Jr.

Donald Glover

Michael B. Jordan

Best Actress

Angela Bassett

Coco Jones

Janelle James

Janelle Monáe

Keke Palmer

Viola Davis


YoungStars Award

Akira Akbar

Alaya High

Demi Singleton

Genesis Denise

Marsai Martin

Thaddeus J. Mixson

Young Dylan

Sportswoman of the Year Award

Alexis Morris

Allyson Felix

Angel Reese

Candace Parker

Naomi Osaka

Serena Williams

Sha'Carri Richardson

Sportsman of the Year Award

Aaron Judge

Bubba Wallace

Gervonta Davis

Jalen Hurts

LeBron James

Patrick Mahomes

Stephen Curry  

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