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BET Awards Announce Nominations for 2022

By June 2, 2022News

Today, BET announces the “BET Awards” 2022 nominees with Doja Cat leading the pack with six nominations. This year’s nominees reflect an abundance of creative expression and Black excellence across music, television, film, and sports. Hosted by Academy Award®-nominated and Golden Globe®-winning actor, writer, director, producer, and philanthropist Taraji P. Henson, “BET Awards” 2022 will air LIVE, Sunday, June 26, 2022, on BET at 8 pm ET/ PT from the Microsoft Theater in Los Angeles.

Doja Cat is nominated for ‘Best Female R&B/Pop Artist,’ ‘Best Female Hip Hop Artist,’ ‘Album of the Year,’ for Planet Her, ‘BET Her’ for Woman, ‘Video of the Year’ for Kiss Me More featuring SZA, and ‘Best Collaboration,’ for Kiss Me More featuring SZA.

Ari Lennox and Drake garnered the second most nods with four nominations each. Ari Lennox is nominated for ‘Best Female R&B/Pop Artist’, ‘Video of the Year’ for Pressure, ‘BET Her’ for Pressure, and ‘BET Her’ for Unloyal by Summer Walker & Ari Lennox. Drake’s nods include ‘Best Male Hip Hop Artist,’ ‘Best Collaboration’ for Way 2 Sexy featuring Future and Young Thug, ‘Video of the Year’ for Way 2 Sexy featuring Future and Young Thug, and ‘Album of the Year’ for Certified Lover Boy. Baby Keem, Silk Sonic (Bruno Mars, Anderson .Paak), Chlöe, Future, H.E.R., Jazmine Sullivan, Kanye West, Kendrick Lamar, Lil Baby, Mary J. Blige, and Tems are the third-highest with three nominations each.

“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.

Culture’s biggest night, “BET Awards” 2022 continues to reign in its twenty-second year as the ultimate platform to showcase the best, brightest, and most beautiful aspects of the Black experience – celebrating the present and future of Black music by elevating the culture and being a driving force for social change.

Connie Orlando, BET’s Executive Vice President, Specials, Music Programming, Music Strategy, and News will oversee the annual show, along with Jamal Noisette, VP, Specials, Music Programming & Music Strategy, who will serve as Co-Executive Producer for BET. Jesse Collins Entertainment is the production company for the show with Jesse Collins, Dionne Harmon, and Jeannae Rouzan-Clay serving as Executive Producers.

The nominees for “BET Awards” 2022 include:

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

Find the complete list at www.bet.com

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