Burna Boy, Mr Eazi and Teni, three Nigerian artistes, have been nominated alongside top international music acts for the 2019 edition of the BET awards.


The ‘Dangote’ singer alongside Mr Eazi bagged nomination for the best international act award category. They will be competing with South Africa’s AKA; French pop singer, Aya Nakamura; Dosseh, a French rapper, and English rapper– Giggs.

Teni was nominated for the best new international act category alongside Headie One (U.K.); Sho Madjozi (South Africa); Jok’Air (France); Nesly (France), and  Octavian (U.K.).

Cardi B, US hip-hop star, is the lead nominee for the awards with a total of seven nominations, next to Drake who scored five.


Nipsey Hussle, deceased US rapper, was also nominated for a posthumous award.

The award, which is scheduled to hold on June 23, will be aired live from the Microsoft Theater, Los Angeles.

Here’s the full list below;


Video of the year

21 Savage ft. J. Cole -A Lot

Cardi B – Money

Cardi B ft. Bruno Mars -Please Me


Childish Gambino -This Is America

Drake -Nice for What

The Carters – Apes(asterisk)(asterisk)t.

Best female R&B/pop artist


Beyoncé – Ella Mai

H.E.R. – Solange

SZA – Teyana Taylor

Best male R&B/pop artist


Anderson .Paak

Bruno Mars

Childish Gambino

Chris Brown

John Legend


Best female hip-hop artist

Cardi B

Kash Doll


Megan Thee Stallion

Nicki Minaj

Remy Ma

Best male hip-hop artist

21 Savage


J. Cole

Meek Mill

Nipsey Hussle

Travis Scott

Best new artist


City Girls

Juice WRLD

Lil Baby

Queen Naija.

Best group

Chloe x Halle

City Girls

Lil Baby and Gunna


The Carters

Best collaboration

21 Savage ft J. Cole – A Lot

Cardi B ft. Bruno Mars – Please Me

Cardi B ft J Balvin & Bad Bunny – I Like It

H.E.R. ft Bryson Tiller – Could’ve Been

Travis Scott ft Drake -Sicko Mode

Tyga ft Offset -Taste

Album of the year

Cardi B – Invasion of Privacy

Ella Mai – Ella Mai

Meek Mill – Championships

The Carters – Everything Is Love

Travis Scott – Astroworld

Viewers’ choice award

Cardi B ft J Balvin & Bad Bunny -I Like It

Childish Gambino – This Is America

Drake – In My Feelings

Ella Mai – Trip

J. Cole – Middle Child

Travis Scott ft Drake – Sicko Mode

Dr. Bobby Jones best gospel/inspirational award

Erica Campbell ft Warryn Campbell – All of My Life

Fred Hammond – Tell Me Where It Hurts

Kirk Franklin – Love Theory

Snoop Dogg ft Rance Allen – Blessing Me Again

Tori Kelly ft Kirk Franklin – Never Alone

Best actress

Issa Rae

Regina Hall

Regina King

Taraji P. Henson

Tiffany Haddish

Viola Davis

Best actor

Anthony Anderson

Chadwick Boseman

Denzel Washington

Mahershala Ali

Michael B. Jordan

Omari Hardwick.

Best movie


Creed 2

If Beale Street Could Talk

Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse

The Hate U Give

Youngstars award

Caleb McLaughlin

Lyric Ross

Marsai Martin

Michael Rainey Jr.

Miles Brown.

Sportswoman of the year

Allyson Felix

Candace Parker

Naomi Osaka

Serena Williams

Simone Biles.

Sportsman of the year

Kevin Durant

LeBron James

Odell Beckham Jr.

Stephen Curry

Tiger Woods.

BET HER award

Alicia Keys – Raise a Man

Ciara – Level Up

H.E.R. – Hard Place

Janelle Monae – PYNK

Queen Naija – Mama’s Hand

Teyana Taylor – Rose in Harlem

Video director of the year

Benny Boom

Colin Tilley

Dave Meyers

Hype Williams

Karena Evans

Best international act

AKA (South Africa)

Aya Nakamura (France)

Burna Boy (Nigeria)

Dave (U.K.)

Dosseh (France)

Giggs (U.K.)

Mr Eazi (Nigeria).

Best new international act

Teni (Nigeria)

Headie One (U.K.)

Jok’Air (France)

Nesly (France)

Octavian (U.K.)

Sho Madjozi (South Africa)

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