The 2024 BET Awards nominations include a full representation from the Nigerian music industry across various categories.

Nigeria’s top talents, including Burna Boy, Ayra Starr, Asake, Tems, Davido, Lojay, and Seyi Vibez, have received nominations for the 2024 BET Awards.


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Ayra Starr led the Nigerian group with three nominations for Best New Artist, Best African Act, and Best HER for her single ‘Comma’.

Furthermore, Burna Boy received two nominations, one for Best RnB/Pop Act and the other for Best Hip Hop Act.

Tems secured two nominations as well, one for Best Video Director and another for Best Gospel/Inspirational Song for ‘Me & U’.


Also, Davido and Lojay grabbed a nomination for the Viewers Choice Award, thanks to their collaboration on Chris Brown’s ‘Sensational’.

Furthermore, Asake received a nomination for Best International Act, while Seyi Vibez got recognised with a nomination for Viewers Choice Best International New Act.

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However, Drake led the overall nominations for the 2024 BET Awards with seven nominations, followed by Nicki Minaj, with six nominations.


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

Best male R&B/pop artist

Brent Faiyaz




Burna Boy

Chris Brown


Bryson Tiller

October London

Best female R&B/pop artist

Victoria Monét



Doja Cat



Muni Long

Coco Jones

Best group

2 Chainz & Lil Wayne

Blxst & Bino Rideaux

¥$, Ye, Ty Dolla $ign

City Girls




Maverick City Music

Best new artist

Ayra Starr

Bossman Dlow




Sexyy Red

October London

Best male hip-hop artist

Kendrick Lamar


Burna Boy


Lil Wayne


J. Cole

21 Savage

Best female hip-hop artist

Nicki Minaj

Doja Cat

Sexyy Red


Cardi B

Ice Spice

Megan Thee Stallion


Album of the year

Nicki Minaj, Pink Friday 2

Victoria Monét, Jaguar II

Gunna, A Gift & A Curse

21 Savage, American Dream

Usher, Coming Home

Chris Brown, 11:11

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”

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)”

Cardi B feat. Megan Thee Stallion, “Bongos”

Nicki Minaj feat. Lil Uzi Vert, “Everybody”

Dr. Bobby Jones Best Gospel/Inspirational Award

Tems, “Me & U”

Kirk Franklin, “Try Love”

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”

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”

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”

Video director of the year




Cole Bennett

Benny Boom

Janelle Monáe & Alan Ferguson

Tyler, The Creator

Dave Meyers

Viewer’s choice award

Beyoncé, “Texas Hold ‘Em”

Lil Durk feat. J. Cole, “All My Life”

Chris Brown feat. Davido & Lojay, “Sensational”

Gunna, “Fukumean”

Tyla, “Water”

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”


Ayra Starr, “Commas”

SZA, “Saturn”

Nicki Minaj feat. Tasha Cobbs Leonard, “Blessings”

Flo feat. Missy Elliott, “Fly Girl”

GloRilla, “Yeah Glo!”

Megan Thee Stallion, “Hiss”

Beyoncé, “16 Carriages”

Victoria Monét, “On My Mama”

Best international act

Tyla (Africa)

Raye (UK)

Aya Nakamura (France)

Asake (Africa)

Bk’ (Brazil)

Ayra Starr (Africa)

Cleo Sol (UK)

Focalistic (Africa)

Karol Conká (Brazil)

Tiakola (France)

Viewer’s choice: best new international act

Seyi Vibez (Africa)

Duquesa (Brazil)

Cristale (UK)

Holly G (France)

Tyler Icu (Africa)

Jungeli (France)

Makhadzi (Africa)

Oruam (Brazil)

Bellah (UK)

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