Cardi B Heads to 2019 BET Awards with Seven Nominations

Hip hop star Cardi B has had a phenomenal year after releasing her debut album Invasion Privacy. Since it’s release last year and going three times platinum, the Bronx rapper has obtained countless awards from the Grammys, Billboard, MTV, Soul Train, BET and etc. and it looks like she might be on her way to adding some more to her list.

It was recently reported by Billboards that Cardi B will be making her way to the 2019 BET Awards leading with seven nominations. Some of those nominations include Album of the Year, Best Female Hi Hop Artists and the top prize of them all Video of the Year, which both of her videos “Money” and “Please Me” with Bruno Mars are nominated, giving her a 33% chance of winning. 

Other stars such as Drake, Beyoncé and Travis Scott follow behind Cardi with multiple nominations as well. Drake will be heading to the BET Awards with five nominations while both Houston’s own Beyoncé and Travis Scott go in with 3. Even the late Nipsey Hussle obtained a nomination for Best Male Hip Hop Artist.

The 2019 BET Awards will take place at the Microsoft Theater in Los Angeles, California on June 23rd.

Full List of 2019 BET Awards Nominees:

Video of the Year:

“A Lot” – 21 Savage featuring J. Cole, “Money” – Cardi B

“Please Me” – Cardi B and Bruno Mars

“This Is America ”; Childish Gambino

“Nice for What” – Drake

“Apeshit” – The Carters

Best Female R&B Artist:

Beyoncé

Ella Mai

H.E.R.

Solange

SZA

Teyana Taylor

Best Male R&B Artist:

Anderson .Paak

Bruno Mars

Childish Gambino

Chris Brown

John Legend

Khalid

Best Female Hip Hop Artist:

Cardi B

Kash Doll

Lizzo

Megan Thee Stallion

Nicki Minaj

Remy Ma

Best Male Hip Hop Artist:

21 Savage

Drake

J. Cole

Meek Mill

Nipsey Hussle

Travis Scott

Best New Artist:

Blueface

City Girls

Juice WRLD

Lil Baby

Queen Naija

Best Group:

Chloe x Halle

City Girls

Lil Baby and Gunna

Migos

The Carters

Best Collaboration:

“A Lot” – 21 Savage featuring J. Cole

“Please Me” – Cardi B and Bruno Mars

“I Like It” – Cardi B featuring J Balvin and Bad Bunny

 “Could’ve Been” – H.E.R. featuring Bryson Tiller

 “Sicko Mode” – Travis Scott featuring Drake

“Taste” – Tyga featuring Offset

Album of the Year:

Invasion of Privacy – Cardi B

Ella Mai – Ella Mai

Championships – Meek Mill

Everything Is Love – The Carters

Astroworld – Travis Scott

Viewers’ Choice Award: 

“I Like It” – Cardi B featuring J Balvin and Bad Bunny

“This Is America” – Childish Gambino

“In My Feelings” – Drake

“Trip” – Ella Mai

“Middle Child” – J. Cole

“Sicko Mode” – Travis Scott featuring Drake

Dr. Bobby Jones Best Gospel/Inspirational Award:

“All of My Life” – Erica Campbell featuring Warryn Campbell

“Tell Me Where It Hurts” – Fred Hammond “Love Theory” – Kirk Franklin

“Blessing Me Again” – Snoop Dogg featuring Rance Allen

“Never Alone” – Tori Kelly featuring Kirk Franklin

Best Actress:

Issa Rae

Regina Hall

Regina King

Taraji P. Henson

Tiffany Haddish

Viola Davis

Best Actor:

Anthony Anderson

Chadwick Boseman

Denzel Washington

Mahershala Ali

Michael B. Jordan

Omari Hardwick

Best Movie:

Blackkklansman

Creed 2

If Beale Street Could Talk

Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse

The Hate U Give

Youngstars Award:

Caleb McLaughlin

Lyric Ross

Marsai Martin

Michael Rainey Jr.

Miles Brown

Sportswoman of the Year:

Allyson Felix

Candace Parker

Naomi Osaka

Serena Williams

Simone Biles

Sportsman of the Year:

Kevin Durant

LeBron James

Odell Beckham Jr.

Stephen Curry

Tiger Woods.

BET HER Award:

“Raise a Man” – Alicia Keys

“Level Up” – Ciara

“Hard Place” – H.E.R.

“PYNK” – Janelle Monae

“Mama’s Hand” – Queen Naija

“Rose in Harlem” – Teyana Taylor

Video Director of the Year:

Benny Boom

Colin Tilley

Dave Meyers

Hype Williams

Karena Evans

Best International Act:

AKA (South Africa)

Aya Nakamura (France)

Burna Boy (Nigeria)

Dave (U.K.)

Dosseh (France)

Giggs (U.K.)

Mr Eazi (Nigeria)

Best New International Act:

Headie One (U.K.)

Jok’Air (France)

Nesly (France)

Octavian (U.K.)

Sho Madjozi (South Africa)

Teni (Nigeria)

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