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BET Awards 2023 : Drake Dominates With 7 Nominations

With Drake leading the BET AWARDS with 7 nominations, he isn't the only making the waves.. GloRilla, the rap princess, isn't far behind with six nominations of her own. Her fierce presence and undeniable talent have earned her nods in categories.

BET Awards 2023 : Drake Dominates With 7 Nominations - SurgeZirc US
BET Awards 2023 : Drake Dominates With 7 Nominations

The 2023 BET Awards nominations are in, and it’s safe to say that this year belongs to none other than Drake! With a whopping seven nominations, the rap superstar is leading the pack and taking the spotlight at this year’s show.

The nominations cover various categories, including album of the year, best male hip-hop artist, and best collaboration. As always, Drake proves that he’s a force to be reckoned with in the music industry.

But Drake isn’t the only one making waves. GloRilla, the rap princess, isn’t far behind with six nominations of her own. Her fierce presence and undeniable talent have earned her nods in categories such as best female hip-hop artist, best new artist, and Album of the Year. It’s clear that GloRilla is here to stay and is ready to snatch some awards!

BET AWARDS 2023: GloRilla leads with 6 nominations - SurgeZirc US
BET AWARDS 2023: GloRilla leads with 6 nominations

The complete list of nominees for “BET Awards” 2023 are:

Album of the Year

  • “Anyways, Life’s Great” – GloRilla
  • “Breezy” – Chris Brown
  • “God Did” – DJ Khaled
  • “Her Loss” – Drake & 21 Savage
  • “Mr. Morale & The Big Steppers”- Kendrick Lamar
  • “Renaissance” – Beyoncé
  • “SOS” – Sza

Best Female R&B/Pop Artist

  • Ari Lennox
  • Beyoncé
  • Coco Jones
  • H.E.R.
  • Lizzo
  • Sza
  • Tems

Best Male R&B/Pop Artist

  • Blxst
  • Brent Faiyaz
  • Burna Boy
  • Chris Brown
  • Drake
  • The Weeknd
  • Usher

Best Group

  • City Girls
  • Drake & 21 Savage
  • Dvsn
  • Flo
  • Maverick City Music & Kirk Franklin
  • Quavo & Takeoff
  • Wanmor

Best Collaboration

  • “Big Energy” (remix) – Latto & Mariah Carey feat. DJ Khaled
  • “Boy’s A lLar Pt. 2” – Pinkpantheress & Ice Spice
  • “Call Me Every Day” – Chris Brown feat. Wizkid
  • “Can’t Stop Won’t Stop”- King Combs feat. Kodak Black
  • “Creepin’” – Metro Boomin, The Weeknd & 21 Savage
  • “F.N.F. (Let’s Go)” – Hitkidd & GloRilla
  • “Tomorrow 2” – GloRilla & Cardi B
  • “Wait For U” – Future feat. Drake & Tems

Best Female Hip Hop Artist

  • Cardi B
  • Coi Leray
  • GloRilla
  • Ice Spice
  • Latto
  • Megan Thee Stallion
  • Nicki Minaj

Best Male Hip Hop Artist

  • 21 Savage
  • Drake
  • Future
  • J. Cole
  • Jack Harlow
  • Kendrick Lamar
  • Lil Baby

Video of the Year

  • “We (Warm Embrace)” – Chris Brown
  • “2 Million Up” – Peezy, Jeezy & Real Boston Richey feat. Rob49
  • “About Damn Time” – Lizzo
  • “Bad Habit” – Steve Lacy
  • “First Class” – Jack Harlow
  • “Kill Bill” – Sza
  • “Tomorrow 2” – GloRilla & Cardi B

Video Director of the Year

  • A$ap Rocky for Awge
  • Benny Boom
  • Burna Boy
  • Cole Bennett
  • Dave Free & Kendrick Lamar
  • Director X
  • Teyana “Spike Tey” Taylor

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Best New Artist

  • Ambré
  • Coco Jones
  • Doechii
  • Flo
  • GloRilla
  • Ice Spice
  • Lola Brooke
Beyonce, SZA & Chris Brown - SurgeZirc US
Beyonce, SZA & Chris Brown

Dr. Bobby Jones Best Gospel/Inspirational Award

  • “Bless Me” – Maverick City Music & Kirk Franklin
  • “Finished (Live)” – Tamela Mann
  • “I’ve Got Joy” – Cece Winans
  • “Kingdom” – Maverick City Music & Kirk Franklin feat. Naomi Raine & Chandler Moore
  • “New” – Tye Tribbett
  • “One Moment From Glory” – Yolanda Adams
  • “The Better Benediction (Pt.2)” – PJ Morton feat. Lisa Knowles-Smith, Le’Andria Johnson, Keke Wyatt, Kierra Sheard & Tasha Cobbs Leonard

Viewer’s Choice Award

  • “About Damn Time” – Lizzo
  • “Break My Soul” – Beyoncé
  • “First Class” – Jack Harlow
  • “Jimmy Cooks” – Drake feat. 21 Savage
  • “Kill Bill” – Sza
  • “Last Last” – Burna Boy
  • “Super Freaky Girl” – Nicki Minaj
  • “Wait For U” – Future feat. Drake & Tems

Best International Act

  • Aya Nakamura (France)
  • Ayra Starr (Nigeria)
  • Burna Boy (Nigeria)
  • Central Cee (UK)
  • Ella Mai (UK)
  • K.O (South Africa)
  • L7nnon (Brazil)
  • Stormzy (UK)
  • Tiakola (France)
  • Uncle Waffles (Swaziland)

Viewer’s Choice: Best New International Act

  • Asake (Nigeria)
  • Camidoh (Ghana)
  • Flo (UK)
  • Libianca (Cameroon)
  • Maureen (France)
  • MC Ryan SP (Brazil)
  • Pabi Cooper (South Africa)
  • Raye (UK)
  • Werenoi (France)

BET Her

  • “About Damn Time” – Lizzo
  • “Boy’s A Liar Pt. 2” – Pinkpantheress & Ice Spice
  • “Break My Soul” – Beyoncé
  • “Her” – Megan Thee Stallion
  • “Lift Me Up” from “Black Panther: Wakanda Forever” – Rihanna & Ludwig Göransson
  • “Players” – Coi Leray
  • “Special” – Lizzo

Best Movie

  • “Black Panther: Wakanda Forever”
  • “Creed 3”
  • “Emancipation”
  • “Nope”
  • “The Woman King”
  • “Till”
  • “Whitney Houston: I Wanna Dance with Somebody”

Best Actor

  • Amin Joseph
  • Brian Tyree Henry
  • Damson Idris
  • Daniel Kaluuya
  • Demetrius ‘Lil Meech’ Flenory Jr.
  • Donald Glover
  • Michael B. Jordan

Best Actress

  • Angela Bassett
  • Coco Jones
  • Janelle James
  • Janelle Monáe
  • Keke Palmer
  • Viola Davis
  • Zendaya

YoungStars Award

  • Akira Akbar
  • Alaya High
  • Demi Singleton
  • Genesis Denise
  • Marsai Martin
  • Thaddeus J. Mixson
  • Young Dylan

Sportswoman of the Year Award

  • Alexis Morris
  • Allyson Felix
  • Angel Reese
  • Candace Parker
  • Naomi Osaka
  • Serena Williams
  • Sha’Carri Richardson

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Sportsman of the Year Award

  • Aaron Judge
  • Bubba Wallace
  • Gervonta Davis
  • Jalen Hurts
  • LeBron James
  • Patrick Mahomes
  • Stephen Curry
Angela Bassett accepts the Best Supporting Actress in a Motion Picture award for "Black Panther: Wakanda Forever"onstage at the 80th Annual Golden Globe Awards held at the Beverly Hilton Hotel on January 10, 2023 in Beverly Hills, California. -- (Photo by Rich Polk/NBC via Getty Images)
Angela Bassett accepts the Best Supporting Actress in a Motion Picture award for “Black Panther: Wakanda Forever” onstage at the 80th Annual Golden Globe Awards held at the Beverly Hilton Hotel on January 10, 2023, in Beverly Hills, California. — (Photo by Rich Polk/NBC via Getty Images)

One of the most exciting categories we can’t wait to see unfold at the BET Awards 2023 is “Best Actress.” It showcases the talent and brilliance of incredible women in the industry.

From the timeless Angela Bassett to the young and immensely talented Keke Palmer, and the incomparable queen Viola Davis, this category is filled with powerhouse performances that leave a lasting impact. It’s a celebration of their craft and the indelible mark they have made on the world of acting.

So mark your calendars for June 25th, because the 2023 BET Awards are going to be one for the books. With Drake leading the nominations and an incredible lineup of talented artists, this is a night you won’t want to miss. Get ready for a show that will have you grooving, cheering, and feeling the rhythm of black excellence.

In the words of DJ Khaled, “Another one!”  It’s all about celebrating the culture and recognizing the artists who are pushing boundaries and making a difference.

As GloRilla would say, “It’s about to be lit, fam!”

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