The annual celebration of culture and accomplishments within the black community, the BET Awards, will make history this year with its first virtual award show. The show will be hosted by comedian and actress Amanda Seales. There are 20 categories including, Album of the Year, Best Collaboration, and Video of the Year. Megan Thee Stallion, Roddy Ricch, Lizzo, and Drake lead the night’s nominations – each with four. The most anticipated category of the night, Best New Artist, includes some exciting up-and-coming contenders. Nominated in the category to take home the award are Danilegh, Lil Nas X, the late Pop Smoke, Roddy Ricch, Summer Walker, and YBN Cordae.
Performances are expected by Dababy, Roddy Ricch, Alicia Keys, Masego, Chloe x Halle, Megan Thee Stallion, Lil Wayne, Lonr., and Future.
The 2020 BET Awards will air virtually across ViacomCBS channels (BET, CBS, MTV, etc.) on June 28, 2020, at 5 pm PST.