Doja Cat, Ari Lennox And Drake Lead BET Awards 2022 Nominations

BET on Wednesday announced the nominees for the BET Awards 2022 nominees, reflecting an abundance of creative expression and Black excellence across music, television, film, and sports. Doja Cat leads the pack with six nominations.

The categories Doja Cat’s nominations are Best Female R&B/Pop Artist, Best Female Hip Hop Artist, Album of the Year for Planet Her, BET Her for “Woman,” Video of the Year for “Kiss Me More” featuring SZA, and Best Collaboration for “Kiss Me More” featuring SZA.

Ari Lennox and Drake garnered the second most nods with four nominations each. Lennox is nominated for Best Female R&B/Pop Artist, Video of the Year for “Pressure,” BET Her for “Pressure,” and BET Her for “Unloyal” by Lennox and Summer Walker.

Drake’s nominations include Best Male Hip Hop Artist, Best Collaboration for “Way 2 Sexy” featuring Future and Young Thug, Video of the Year for “Way 2 Sexy” featuring Future and Young Thug, and Album of the Year for Certified Lover Boy.

Baby Keem, Silk Sonic, Chlöe, Future, H.E.R., Jazmine Sullivan, Kanye West, Kendrick Lamar, Lil Baby, Mary J. Blige, and Tems are the third-highest with three nominations each.

The BET Awards 2022 nominations are selected by BET‘s Voting Academy, which is comprised of an esteemed group of entertainment professionals in the fields of music, television, film, digital marketing, sports journalism, public relations, influencers, and creative arts.

Hosted by Taraji P. Henson, this year’s BET Awards will air live on June 26 from the Microsoft Theater in Los Angeles.

(Photo: David LaChapelle)

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