The BET awards are an American Award show that was established by the Black Entertainment television network in 2001 in order to celebrate black love, black culture, and black accomplishments. The BET Awards were established to honor African Americans and other American minorities in several fields like music, sports, etc. Since 2001, the awards are presented every year to honor black excellence. Usually, the BET Awards are broadcast live and many people of all ages attend the event to enjoy the performance of their favorite celebrities. Usually, the average price for BET tickets would be around $129 and only the people over age 21 are supposed to attend the VIP after-parties.
The BET Awards 2020 was the 20th year of the Awards show and 40th year for the Black Entertainment Television. The show was about to take place from June 25 to June 27 but due to the Coronavirus pandemic, the BET awards 2020 has been canceled and VIP tickets were all refunded. Instead, the BET Awards was aired on June 28 as planned and CBS(Columbia Broadcasting System) joined as the broadcasting partner. The program was simulated via CBS Viacom network & for the first time ever on CBS in its National Broadcast Premiere.
BET awards performances- Many celebrities also performed on the broadcast of BET awards 2020 including Alicia Keys, Chloe x Halle, John Legend, Lil Wayne, and DaBaby.
1. When Was the Bet Award Established?
- A. 2000
- B. 2001
- C. 2002
- D. 2003
BET Awards 2020 Winners And Nominees
We have listed BET Awards 2020 nominees and BET Awards 2020 winners including BET music awards and players award BET.
On June 15, 2020, the nominees were announced. Drake received 6 nominations totally, Roddy Ricch and Megan Thee Stallion received five nominations each.
The show was hosted by the famous actress, comedian, author, and poet Amanda Seales.
Nominations for album of the year
- Cuz I Love You – Lizzo
- Fever – Megan Thee Stallion
- Homecoming: The Live Album – Beyoncé
- I Used to Know Her – H.E.R.
- Kirk – DaBaby
Album of the year 2020- Please Excuse Me For Being Antisocial- Roddy Ricch
Please Excuse Me For Being Antisocial is the debut studio album of Roddy Ricch that featured many guest appearances such as Gunna and Ty Dolla Sign. The album was also featured no.1 on the US Billboard 200.
Nominations for the best female R&B pop artist.
- Jhene Aiko
- Summer Walker
Best Female R&B pop artist- Lizzo
Melissa Vivianne Jefferson popularly known as Lizzo is an American singer, actress, songwriter, rapper, and flutist. She made her mainstream success through her album, Cuz, I Love You.
Nominations for the best male R&B pop artist
- The Weeknd
Best male R&B pop artist- Chris Brown
Christopher Maurice Brown popularly known as Chris Brown is an American singer, songwriter, and actor. He made his debut through his single “Run It” which topped the Billboard top 100.
Nominations for Coca-Cola viewers choice award
- Chris Brown featuring Drake – “No Guidance”
- DaBaby – “Bop“
- Future featuring Drake – “Life is Good”
- Roddy Ricch – “The Box”
- The Weeknd – “Heartless”
The winner of the Coca-cola viewer’s choice award- Megan Thee Stallion ft. Nicki Minaj & Ty Dolla $ign for “Hot Girl Summer”
Megan Jovan Ruth Pete popularly known as “Megan Thee Stallion is an American singer and rapper. Her songs Tina Snow and Suga were listed on the US Billboard 200.
Nominations for the best female Hip Hop artist
- Cardi B
- Doja Cat
- Nicki Minaj
The best female Hip Hop Artist- Megan Thee Stallion.
She has one another award for the BET Hip Hop awards 2020 was won Megan Thee Stallion by and her fans were celebrating for her.
Nominations for the best male Hip Hop artist
- Lil Baby
- Roddy Ricch
- Travis Scott
DaBaby, formerly known as baby Jesus is an American rapper, singer, and songwriter. He made his debut through his album Baby on Bay in 2019 and it topped the Billboard 200 at number 7. His real name is Jonathan Lyndale Kirk.
Nominations for Sportswoman of the year
- Ajeé Wilson
- Claressa Shields
- Coco Gauff
- Naomi Osaka
- Serena Williams
Winner- Simone Biles
Simone Arianne Biles, an American Gymnast. She won about 30 Olympic and world championship medals. She is the third most decorated gymnast in the world.
Nominations for Sportsman of the year
- Giannis Antetokounmpo
- Kawhi Leonard
- Odell Beckham Jr.
- Patrick Mahomes II
- Stephen Curry
Winner- LeBron James
LeBron James is an American Professional basketball player. He is considered one of the greatest basketball players of all-time in the history of basketball. He won three NBA championships and four NBA most valuable player awards, and two Olympic gold medals.
Nominations for Dr. Bobby Jones Best Gospel/ Inspirational Award
- Fred Hammond for”Alright”
- John P. Kee featuring Zacardi Cortez for “I Made It Out”
- Kanye West for “Follow God”
- PJ Morton featuring Le’Andria Johnson & Mary Mary for “All In His Plan”
- The Clark Sisters for “Victory”
Winner- Kirk Franklin – “Just for Me”
Kirk Franklin is a famous American Coir director who won numerous awards including 15 Grammys.
Other than these, many people also won NBA awards,
- The award for the video of the year was won by DJ Khaled ft. Nipsey Hussle and John Legend for
- The winner of the best collaboration is Chris Brown ft. Drake for No Guidance.
- The BET 2020 award for the best group is won by Migos.
- The best new artist award was won by Roddy Ricch
- BET Her Award was won by Beyoncé featuring Blue Ivy, WizKid & Saint John – “Brown Skin Girl”
- The Video director of the year award was won by Teyana Taylor.
- The best movie of the year was awarded to “Queen & Slim”.
- The best actress award was won by Issa Ray.
- The BET 2020 best actor award was won by Michael B. Jordan.
- The BET 2020 international act award was given to Burna Boy(Nigeria).
- The best international new act was awarded to Sha Sha(Zimbabwe).
Beyonce was awarded the Annual Humanitarian Award to recognize her activities as a philanthropist.