Drake and Nicki Minaj lead the list of 2024 BET Awards nominees

Nicki Minaj at the 2013 BET Awards at Nokia Theater L.A. Live on June 30^ 2013 in Los Angeles^ California

BET has announced the nominees for the 2024 BET Awards, with Drake leading this year’s nominees with seven nominations, including Album of the Year for All the Dogs, and Best Male Hip Hop Artist.  The BET Awards celebrates Black excellence across music, television, film, and sports.

Nicki Minaj follows with six nominations, including Album of the Year for Pink Friday 2 and Best Female Hip Hop Artist, while J. Cole, Sexyy Red, SZA and and Victoria Monét each have five nominations, and 21 Savage, Beyoncé, Doja Cat, Megan Thee Stallion, Tyla and Usher are all up for four awards.

BET also announced “BET Awards” 2024 performance lineup, which includes GloRilla, Latto, Muni Long, Sexyy Red, Shaboozey, and Victoria Monét.

The 24th annual BET Awards will take place June 30 in Los Angeles and air at 8 p.m. EDT on BET.
The 2024 BET Awards will air live from Los Angeles on BET on Sunday, June 30, at 8 p.m. ET/PT. This year’s theme is ‘Standing on Culture.’

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