How to watch the 2020 BET Awards, what are they and what do they mean?

How can I watch the BET Awards?

The 2020 BET Awards take place on Sunday, June 28 at 8 p.m. EST. In the United States, the show will air on CBS and BET.

In the UK you can tune in on Monday June 29 at 9pm on BET (Sky 195, Virgin 184 or Freesat 140).

The show will be hosted by actress and comedian Amanda Seales.

Drake is nominated for six awards.

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Who are the 2020 BET Awards nominees?

Drake leads the way this year with six nominations, followed by Roddy Ricch and Megan Thee Stallion with five nods. See the full list below:

album of the year

“Because I love you”, Lizzo

“Fever”, stallion Megan Thee

“Reunion: the live album”, Beyoncé

“I knew her”, SHE

“Kirk,” DaBaby

“Please excuse me for being antisocial”, Roddy Ricch

Best R&B/Pop Female Artist



Jhene Aiko



summer walker

Best Male R&B/Pop Artist

Anderson Paak

Chris Brown



The weekend


Best group

Chloe x Halle

city ​​girls





Better cooperation

Chris Brown Ft. Drake, “No Guidance”

DJ Khaled with Nipsey Hussle & John Legend, “Higher”

Future ft. Drake, “Life is Good”

HER ft. YG, “Slide”

Megan Thee Stallion with Nicki Minaj and Ty Dolla $ign, “Hot Girl Summer”

Wale ft. Jeremy, “On Chill”

Best Male Hip-Hop Artist



To come up

Little baby

Roddy Rich

Travis Scott

Best Female Hip-Hop Artist

Cardi B

Doja Cat


Megan you stallion

Nicki Minaj


Video of the Year

Chris Brown Ft. Drake, “No Guidance”

DaBaby, “Bop”

DJ Khaled with Nipsey Hussle & John Legend, “Higher”

Doja Cat, “Say It”

Megan Thee Stallion with Nicki Minaj and Ty Dolla $ign, “Hot Girl Summer”

Roddy Ricch, “The Box”

Video director of the year

Benny Boom

Cole Bennett

David Meyers

Director X

Eif Rivera

Teyana “Spike” Taylor Tee

Best New Artist


Lil Nas X

Pop Smoke

Roddy Rich

summer walker

YBN Cordae

Dr. Bobby Jones Best Gospel/Inspirational

Fred Hammond, “Okay”

John P. Kee ft. Zacardi Cortez, “I got away with it”

Kanye West, “Follow God”

Kirk Franklin, “Just for Me”

PJ Morton ft. Le’Andria Johnson and Mary Mary, “All in Her Pain”

The Clark Sisters, “Victory”

Best film

“Bad Boys for Life”

“Dolemite is my name”


Homecoming: A Beyoncé Film

“Just Mercy”

“Queen and Slim”

Best Actress

Angela Bassette

Cynthia Erivo

Issa Rae

Regina King

Tracee Ellis Ross


Best actor

Billy Porter

Eddie Murphy

Whitaker Forest

Jamie Foxx

Michael B. Jordan

Omari Hardwick

Young Star Awards

Alex Hibert

Asante Black

Jahi Di’Allo Winston

Marsai Martin

Miles Brown

Storm Reid

Sportswoman of the year

Ajee Wilson

Shields of Claressa

Coco Gauff

Naomi Osaka

Serena Williams

Simone Biles

Sportsman of the year

Giannis Antetokounmpo

Kawhi Leonard

james lebron

Odell Beckham Jr.

Patrick Mahomes II

Stephen Curry


Alicia Keys, “Underdog”

Beyoncé with Blue Ivy, WizKid and Saint Jhn, “Brown Skin Girl”

Ciara ft. Lupita Nyong’o, Ester Dean, City Girls & La La, “Melanin”

Layton Greene, “I Choose”

Lizzo ft. Missy Elliott, “Tempo”

Rapsodyft. PJ Morgan, “Afeni”

Viewer’s Choice Award

Chris Brown Ft. Drake, “No Guidance”

DaBaby, “Bop”

Future ft. Drake, “Life is Good”

Megan Thee Stallion with Nicki Minaj, “Hot Girl Summer”

Roddy Ricch, “The Box”

The Weeknd, “Heartless”

Best International Act

Burna Boy (Nigeria)

Innoss’B (DRC)

Sho Madjozi (South Africa)

David (UK)

Stormzy (UK)

Ninho (France)

S.Pri Black (France)

People’s Choice: Best New International Act

Rema (Nigeria)

SHA SHA (Zimbabwe)

Celeste (UK)

Young T & Bugsey (UK)

Hatik (France)

Stacy (France)

What does BET stand for and what are the BET Awards?

BET, which stands for Black Entertainment Television, is an entertainment network launched in 1980.

The BET Awards were launched in 2001 by the network to celebrate African Americans and other minority groups in music, theater, sports and entertainment over the past year.

The annual event is televised and features performances by famous artists and nominees, as well as award acceptances.