2022 BET Awards Nominees Announced | New

Today, BET announced the BET Awards 2022 nominated with Doja Cat leading the pack with six applications. This year’s nominees reflect an abundance of creative expression and black excellence in music, television, film and sports. Award-winning actor, writer, director, producer and philanthropist hosted Taraji P. Henson, the show will be broadcast live, Sunday June 26, 2022, on BET at 8 p.m. ET/PT of the Microsoft Theater in Los Angeles.

Doja Cat’s nominations include: “Best Female R&B/Pop Artist”, “Best Female Hip-Hop Artist”, “Album of the Year” for Planet She,”BET Her” for Women“Video of the Year” for kiss me more with SZA, andbetter collaboration”, for kiss me more with SZA.

Ari Lennox and Duck 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 Pressureand “BET Her” for Unfaithful by Summer Walker & Ari Lennox. Duck“Best Male Hip-Hop Artist”, “Best Collaboration” for Lane 2 sexy with Future and Young Thug“Video of the Year” for Lane 2 sexy with Future and young rogue, and “Album of the Year” for Certified Lover. Baby Keem, Silk Sonic, Chlöe, Future, ELLE, Jazmine Sullivan, Kanye West, Kendrick Lamar, Lil Baby, Mary J. Blige, and Time are the third with Three nominations each.

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

Watch the 2022 BET Awards on Sunday, June 26, 2022,on BET at 8 p.m. ET/PT

The full list of nominees is below:

Best R&B/Pop Female Artist

BRUNO MARS, ANDERSON .PAAK, SILK SONIC

ESSENCE WIZKID FEAT. JUSTIN BIEBER & TEMS

EVERY CHANCE I GET DJ KHALED FEAT. LIL BABY & LIL DURK

FAMILY TIES BABY KEEM & KENDRICK LAMAR

FUCK 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

FAMILY TIES BABY KEEM & KENDRICK LAMAR

FUCK ME MORE DOJA CAT FEAT. SZA

SMOKIN THROUGH THE WINDOW BRUNO MARS, ANDERSON .PAAK, SILK SONIC

WAY 2 SEXY DRAKE FEAT. FUTURE & YOUNG THUG

Video director of the year

ANDERSON .PAAK AKA DIRECTOR .PAAK

BEYONCÉ & DIKAYL RIMMASCH

AN EVENING WITH SILK SONIC BRUNO MARS, ANDERSON.PAAK, SILK SONIC

CALL ME IF YOU GET LOST TYLER, THE CREATOR

CERTIFIED BOY DRAKE LOVER

HEAUX TALES, MO’TALES: THE DELUXE JAZMINE SULLIVAN

Dr. Bobby Jones Best Gospel/Inspirational Award

EVERYTHING IN YOUR HANDS MARVIN SAPP

HOLD US TOGETHER (HOPE MIX) HER & TAUREN WELLS

JIREH RISE WORSHIP AND MAVERICK CITY MUSIC

WE WIN LIL BABY X KIRK FRANKLIN

BEST OF ME (ORIGINALS) ALICIA KEYS

HELLO GORGEOUS MARY J. BLIGE

UNLOYAL SUMMER WALKER & ARI LENNOX

MAJOR LEAGUE DJZ (SOUTH AFRICA)

ANTHONY ANDERSON BLACK

DENZEL WASHINGTON THE TRAGEDY OF MACBETH

RESPECT FOR THE WHITAKER FOREST | GODFATHER OF HARLEM

STERLING K. BROWN THIS IS US

AUNJANUE ELLIS KING RICHARD

MARY J. BLIGE POWER BOOK II: GHOST

QUEEN LATIFAH THE EQUALIZER

ELEMENTARY QUINTA BRUNSON ABBOTT

REGINA KING HARDER THEY FALL

ZENDAYA EUPHORIA | SPIDER-MAN: NO WAY HOME

Sportswoman of the year award

Athlete of the Year Award