Megan Thee Stallion will lead the 2021 BET Awards nominations

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Megan Thee Stallion leads the 2021 BET Awards nominations with seven nods to her name … with Cardi B and Drake following with five each

Megan Thee Stallion is leading the 2021 BET Awards nominations with a whopping seven nods to her name.

The WAP hitmaker is one of the most recognized performers for this year’s BET Awards as she has a chance to take home a total of seven trophies when the ceremony takes place on June 27.

Megan has been nominated for Best Female Hip Hop Artist, Video of the Year for WAP, Album of the Year for Good News, two Viewer’s Choice Awards and two Best Collaboration awards for her feature films with DaBaby on ‘Cry Baby’ and Cardi B on WAP .

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Hot in 2021: Megan Thee Stallion leads the 2021 BET Awards nominations with a whopping seven nods to her name. The ‘WAP’ hitmaker is one of the most recognized performers for this year’s BET Awards as she has a chance to take home a total of seven trophies when the ceremony takes place on June 27. Seen at the Grammys in March

The 26-year-old rapper shares the top nomination spot with her employee DaBaby, who also has seven kinks to his name.

The 29-year-old BOP hitmaker has four Best Collaboration nominations as Cry Baby is shortlisted alongside Rockstar with Roddy Ricch, For The Night with Pop Smoke and Lil Baby, and Whats Poppin-Remix with Jack Harlow, Tory Lanez and Lil Wayne.

DaBaby has also been nominated for Best Male Hip Hop Artist, Album of the Year for ‘Blame it on Baby’ and a Viewer’s Choice Award.

Cardi B and Drake had the second most nominations with five each.

Next up: Cardi B and Drake had the second most nominations with five each.  Seen in March

Next up: Cardi B and Drake had the second most nominations with five each. Seen in March

He did well too: Drake landed five times too;  seen at the Billboard Awards in May

He did well too: Drake landed five times too; seen at the Billboard Awards in May

The BET Awards honor Black excellence in music, television, film and sports in 21 categories, and will take place in person this year after being held almost in 2020 due to the COVID-19 pandemic.

Connie Orlando, EVP Specials, Music Programming & Music Strategy, said in a statement, “ We are back and excited to safely bring the greatest night of culture, the 2021 BET Awards, safely back to Los Angeles to witness this incredible selection of nominees. year to celebrate. We pioneered as one of the first official award shows to advance during the global pandemic and we are ready to take our pioneering status to the next level with the return of an audience to celebrate the best and brightest creative minds in the entertainment industry. ‘

Voting for the 2021 BET Awards Viewer’s Choice Award begins June 7.

BET NOMINATIONS

ALBUM OF THE YEAR

‘After Hours’ – The Weeknd

“Blame the baby” – Dababy

‘Good News’ – Megan Thee Stallion

‘Heaux Tales’ – Jazmine Sullivan

King’s Disease – Nas

‘Ungodly Hour’ – Chloe X Halle

BEST COOPERATION

Cardi B Ft. Megan Thee Stallion – ‘WAP’

Dababy Ft. Roddy Ricch – ‘Rockstar’

Dj Khaled Ft. Drake – ‘Popstar’

Jack Harlow Ft. Dababy, Tory Lanez & Lil Wayne – ‘Whats Poppin (Remix)’

Megan Thee Stallion Ft. Dababy – ‘Cry Baby’

Pop Smoke Ft. Lil Baby & Dababy – ‘For The Night’

BEST FEMALE R&B / POP ARTIST

Beyoncé

HER

Jazmine Sullivan

Jhené Aiko

Summer Walker

Ups

BEST MALE R & B / POP ARTIST

6 black

Anderson .Paak

Chris Brown

Giveon

Tank

The weekend

BEST GROUP

21 Savage & Metro Boomin

Chloe X Halle

Chris Brown and Young Thug

City Girls

Migos

Silk Sonic

BEST FEMALE HIP HOP ARTIST

Cardi b

Coi leray

Doja cat

Megan the stallion

Lact

Saweetie

BEST MALE HIP HOP ARTIST

Dababy

Drake

Cole

Jack Harlow

Lil Baby

Pop smoke

BET HER PRIZE

Alicia Keys Ft. Khalid – ‘So Done’

Brandy Ft. Chance The Rapper – ‘Baby Mama’

Bri Steves – ‘Anti Queen’

Chloe X Halle – ‘Baby Girl’

Ciara Ft. Ester Dean – ‘Rooted’

Sza – ‘Good Days’

BEST INTERNATIONAL ACT

Aya Nakamura (France)

Burna Boy (Nigeria)

Diamond Platnumz (Tanzania)

Emicida (Brazil)

Headie One (UK)

Wizkid (Nigeria)

Young T & Bugsey (UK)

Youssoupha (France)

VIEWERS CHOICE AWARD

Cardi B Ft. Megan Thee Stallion – ‘WAP’

Chris Brown & Young Thug – ‘Go Crazy’

Dababy Ft. Roddy Ricch – ‘Rockstar’

DJ Khaled Ft. Drake – ‘Popstar’

Drake Ft. Lil Durk – ‘Laugh Now Cry Later’

Lil Baby – ‘The Bigger Picture’

Megan Thee Stallion Ft. Beyoncé – ‘Savage (Remix)’

Silk Sonic – ‘Leave The Door Open’

VIDEO OF THE YEAR

Cardi B – ‘Up’

Cardi B Ft. Megan Thee Stallion – ‘WAP’

Chloe X Halle – ‘Do It’

Chris Brown & Young Thug – ‘Go Crazy’

Drake Ft. Lil Durk – ‘Laugh Now Cry Later’

Silk Sonic – ‘Leave The Door Open’

BEST MOVIE

‘Coming 2 America’

‘Judas and the Black Messiah’

‘Ma Rainey’s Black Bottom’

‘One night in Miami’

‘Soul’

The United States Vs. Billie Holiday ‘

BEST ACTRESS

Andra Day

Angela Bassett

Issa Rae

Jurnee Smollett

Viola Davis

Zendaya

DEAR ACTOR

Aldis Hodge

Chadwick Boseman

Damson Idris

Daniel Kaluuya

Eddie Murphy

Lakeith Stanfield

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