Check Out The Complete List Of Nominees For The 2021 BET Awards [Full Details]

The BET Awards are back with a live audience after last year’s virtual show. With seven nominations each, Megan Thee Stallion and DaBaby are the leading nominees at the 2021 BET Awards. The performance will be broadcast live from the Microsoft Theater at L.A. Live in Los Angeles on Sunday, June 27. The show will air at 8 p.m. ET/PT on BET.

Cardi B and Drake are next in line with five nominations each. Anderson .Paak, Bruno Mars, Chloe X Halle, and Chris Brown follow with four nods each.

Following last year’s virtual show, the BET Awards returns this year with a live audience. Beginning today, vaccinated individuals can register here for consideration to be part of the live audience. BET says it will work closely with Los Angeles County to support community vaccination efforts and ensure adherence to COVID-19 protocols.

Cardi B has two of the six nominees for video of the year — “Up” and “WAP” [featuring Megan Thee Stallion].

DaBaby is a participant in with four of the six nominees for best collaboration. He is nominated for his work alongside Roddy Ricch [“Rockstar”], Megan Thee Stallion [“Cry Baby”], Pop Smoke & Lil Baby [“For the Night”], and Jack Harlow, Tory Lanez & Lil Wayne [“Whats Poppin- Remix”].

Megan Thee Stallion and Drake each have two of the eight nominees for the viewer’s choice award. Megan is nominated for “WAP” and the “Savage [Remix],” featuring Beyoncé. Drake is nominated for “Laugh Now Cry Later” [featuring Lil Durk] and as a featured artist on DJ Khaled’s “Popstar.” Voting for the viewer’s choice award begins on June 7.

The nominees for best new artist are Coi Leray, Flo Milli, Giveon, Jack Harlow, Latto and Pooh Shiesty. The nominees for viewer’s choice award: best new international act will be released at a later date.

The show, which is in its 21st year, bills itself “as the ultimate platform to showcase the best, brightest, and most beautiful aspects of the Black experience – celebrating Black music’s present and future, and elevating the culture and being a driving force for social change.”

Nominations are selected by BET’s “voting academy,” which is comprised of fans and a group of entertainment pros in the fields of television, film, music, social media, digital marketing, sports journalism, public relations, and creative arts.

Check Out 2021 BET Awards Nominations – Full List

Album of the Year:

After Hours – The Weeknd

Blame It on Baby – DaBaby

Good News – Megan Thee Stallion

Heaux Tales – Jazmine Sullivan

King’s Disease – Nas

Ungodly Hour – Chloe X Halle

Best Female R&B / Pop Artist:



Jazmine Sullivan

Jhené Aiko

Summer Walker


Best Male R&B / Pop Artist:


Anderson .Paak

Chris Brown



The Weeknd

Best female Hip Hop Artist:

Cardi B

Coi Leray

Doja Cat

Megan Thee Stallion



Best Male Hip Hop Artist:



J. Cole

Jack Harlow

Lil Baby

Pop Smoke

Best New Artist:

Coi Leray

Flo Milli


Jack Harlow


Pooh Shiesty

Best Collaboration:

Cardi B featuring Megan Thee Stallion – “WAP”

DaBaby featuring Roddy Ricch – “Rockstar”

DJ Khaled featuring Drake – “Popstar”

Jack Harlow featuring DaBaby, Tory Lanez & Lil Wayne – “Whats Poppin [Remix]”

Megan Thee Stallion featuring DaBaby – “Cry Baby”

Pop Smoke featuring Lil Baby & DaBaby – “For the Night”

Best Group:

21 Savage & Metro Boomin

Chloe X Halle

Chris Brown & Young Thug

City Girls


Silk Sonic

Dr. Bobby Jones Best Gospel/Inspirational Award:

Bebe Winans – “In Jesus Name”

CeCe Winans – “Never Lost”

H.E.R. – “Hold Us Together”

Kirk Franklin – “Strong God”

Marvin Sapp – “Thank You for It All”

Tamela Mann – “Touch From You”

BET HER Award:

Alicia Keys featuring Khalid – “So Done”

Brandy featuring Chance the Rapper – “Baby Mama”

Bri Steves – “Anti Queen”

Chloe X Halle – “Baby Girl”

Ciara featuring Ester Dean – “Rooted”

SZA – “Good Days”

Viewer’s Choice Award:

Cardi B featuring Megan Thee Stallion – “WAP”

Chris Brown & Young Thug – “Go Crazy”

DaBaby featuring Roddy Ricch – “Rockstar”

DJ Khaled featuring Drake – “Popstar”

Drake featuring Lil Durk – “Laugh Now Cry Later”

Lil Baby – “The Bigger Picture”

Megan Thee Stallion featuring Beyoncé – “Savage [Remix]”

Silk Sonic – “Leave the Door Open”

Video Of The Year:

Cardi B – “Up”

Cardi B featuring Megan Thee Stallion – “WAP”

Chloe X Halle – “Do It”

Chris Brown & Young Thug – “Go Crazy”

Drake featuring Lil Durk – “Laugh Now Cry Later”

Silk Sonic – “Leave the Door Open”

Video Director of The Year:

Benny Boom

Bruno Mars & Florent Déchard

Cole Bennett

Colin Tilley

Dave Meyers

Hype Williams

Best International Act:

Aya Nakamura [France]

Burna Boy [Nigeria]

Diamond Platnumz [Tanzania]

Emicida [Brazil]

Headie One [Uk]

Wizkid [Nigeria]

Young T & Bugsey [Uk]

Youssoupha [France]

Best Movie:

Coming 2 America

Judas and the Black Messiah

Ma Rainey’s Black Bottom

One Night in Miami


The United States Vs. Billie Holiday

Best Actress:

Andra Day

Angela Bassett

Issa Rae

Jurnee Smollett

Viola Davis


Best Actor:

Aldis Hodge

Chadwick Boseman

Damson Idris

Daniel Kaluuya

Eddie Murphy

Lakeith Stanfield

Youngstars Award:

Alex R. Hibbert

Ethan Hutchison

Lonnie Chavis

Marsai Martin

Michael Epps

Storm Reid

Sportswoman Of The Year Award:

A’ja Wilson

Candace Parker

Claressa Shields

Naomi Osaka

Serena Williams

Skylar Diggins-Smith

Sportsman Of The Year Award:

Kyrie Irving

Lebron James

Patrick Mahomes

Russell Westbrook

Russell Wilson

Stephen Curry

Please follow and like us:
Pin Share

Related Articles

365Sports: Guardiola Warns Man City Fans He Will “Step Aside” As War Of Words Continues

Pep Guardiola insists he will not apologize for urging more supporters to attend Manchester City’s Premier League clash with Southampton on Saturday. And as he doubled down over his remarks, arguing that they have been misinterpreted, the Spaniard remarkably declared: “If I’m a problem for my fans I will make a step aside.” The City boss said in midweek […]

MUSIC + VIDEO: KCee – “True Love”

5 Star music singer, KCee has decided to update his music fans by dropping a new music titled “True Love”. Not long after the success of Cultural Dance which trended and got enough hits, True Love by KCee is here to rock your music playlist. Hit the download button below, enjoy and also share! Please […]

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published.

Follow by Email