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Ghanaian artistes miss out on 2024 BET Awards nominations; full list of nominees

Ghanaian artists missed out on nominations for the highly anticipated 2024 BET Awards, as Nigerian talents dominated the list of nominees announced for the prestigious event.

Black Sherif wins BET HipHop-Award

Last year, Black Sherif raised the flag of Ghana high when he won the Best International Flow award at the BET Hiphop Awards 2023.

Leading the pack of Nigerian nominees is the acclaimed singer Ayra Starr who secured three nominations in different categories.

Alongside her recognition in the Best New International Act category, she also received nods in the BET Her and Best International Act categories.

She is followed by Burna Boy with 2 nominations in the Best Male Hip-Hop Artist and Best Male R&B/Pop Artist categories.

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However, he faces formidable competition from industry heavyweights such as Drake, Usher, Chris Brown, and Kendrick Lamar, among others.

Tems, another rising star from Nigeria, secured nominations in the Video Director of the Year and Dr. Bobby Jones Best Gospel/Inspirational Award categories.

Other Nigerian talents celebrated include Asake and Seyi Vibez, nominated for Best International Act and Viewer’s Choice: Best New International Act, respectively.

The BET Awards, scheduled to air live on BET on Sunday, June 30, at 8 PM ET/PT.

Here’s the complete list of nominees for the 2024 BET Awards:

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Best male R&B/pop artist

Brent Faiyaz

Usher

Drake

Burna Boy

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Chris Brown

Fridayy

Bryson Tiller

October London

Best female R&B/pop artist

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Victoria Monét

SZA

Beyoncé

Doja Cat

H.E.R.

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Tyla

Muni Long

Coco Jones

Best group

2 Chainz & Lil Wayne

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Blxst & Bino Rideaux

¥$, Ye, Ty Dolla $ign

City Girls

Flo

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Wanmor

Maverick City Music

Best new artist

Ayra Starr

Bossman Dlow

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Tyla

Fridayy

4Batz

Sexyy Red

October London

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Best male hip-hop artist

Kendrick Lamar

Gunna

Burna Boy

Future

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Lil Wayne

Drake

J. Cole

21 Savage

Best female hip-hop artist

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Nicki Minaj

Doja Cat

Sexyy Red

GloRilla

Cardi B

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Ice Spice

Megan Thee Stallion

Latto

Album of the year

Nicki Minaj, Pink Friday 2

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Victoria Monét, Jaguar II

Gunna, A Gift & A Curse

21 Savage, American Dream

Usher, Coming Home

Chris Brown, 11:11

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Killer Mike, Michael

Drake, For All the Dogs (Scary Hours Edition)

Best collaboration

Usher, Summer Walker & 21 Savage, “Good Good”

Drake feat. Sexyy Red & SZA, “Rich Baby Daddy”

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Beyoncé feat. Kendrick Lamar, “America Has a Problem (Remix)”

Nicki Minaj & Ice Spice (With Aqua), “Barbie World”

Lil Durk feat. J. Cole, “All My Life”

¥$, Ye, Ty Dolla $ign feat. Rich The Kid, Playboi Carti, “Carnival”

Lola Brooke feat. Latto & Yung Miami, “Don’t Play With It (Remix)”

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Cardi B feat. Megan Thee Stallion, “Bongos”

Nicki Minaj feat. Lil Uzi Vert, “Everybody”

Dr. Bobby Jones, Tems, “Me & U”

Best Gospel/Inspirational Award

Kirk Franklin, “Try Love”

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Halle Bailey, “Angel”

CeCe Winans, “Come Jesus Come”

Erica Campbell, Do You Believe in Love?”

Shirley Caesar, “Award All of the Glory”

Kirk Franklin, “All Things”

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Maverick City Music, Naomi Raine & Chandler Moore, “God Problems”

Video of the year

Usher, Summer Walker & 21 Savage, “Good Good”

Doja Cat, “Agora Hills”

Lil Durk feat J. Cole, “All My Life”

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Drake feat. Sexyy Red & SZA, “Rich Baby Daddy”

Cardi B feat. Megan Thee Stallion, “Bongos”

Drake feat. J. Cole, “First Person Shooter”

Nicki Minaj & Ice Spice (With Aqua), “Barbie World”

Victoria Monét, “On My Mama”

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Video director of the year

Tems

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Child.

Cole Bennett

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Benny Boom

Janelle Monáe & Alan Ferguson

Tyler, The Creator

Dave Meyers

Viewer’s choice award

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Beyoncé, “Texas Hold ‘Em”

Lil Durk feat. J. Cole, “All My Life”

Chris Brown feat. Davido & Lojay, “Sensational”

Gunna, “Fukumean”

Tyla, “Water”

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Muni Long, “Made for Me”

Doja Cat, “Agora Hills”

Victoria Monét, “On My Mama”

Drake feat. Sexyy Red & SZA, “Rich Baby Daddy”

Jack Harlow, “Lovin on Me”

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BET Her

Ayra Starr, “Commas”

SZA, “Saturn”

Nicki Minaj feat. Tasha Cobbs Leonard, “Blessings”

Flo feat. Missy Elliott, “Fly Girl”

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GloRilla, “Yeah Glo!”

Megan Thee Stallion, “Hiss

Beyoncé, “16 Carriages”

Victoria Monét, “On My Mama”

Best international act

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Tyla (Africa)

Raye (UK)

Aya Nakamura (France)

Asake (Africa)

Bk’ (Brazil)

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Ayra Starr (Africa)

Cleo Sol (UK)

Focalistic (Africa)

Karol Conká (Brazil)

Tiakola (France)

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Viewer’s choice: best new international act

Seyi Vibez (Africa)

Duquesa (Brazil)

Cristale (UK)

Holly G (France)

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Tyler Icu (Africa)

Jungeli (France)

Makhadzi (Africa)

Oruam (Brazil)

Bellah (UK)

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