2024 BET Awards nominations: Ghana snubbed as Nigerian and South African artists dominate, see full list

Ghana snubbed as Nigerian and South African artists dominate 2024 BET Awards nominations

Ghana's absence looms large as the 2024 BET Awards nominations roll out, with no Ghanaian artist making the list for this year's prestigious event. This marks a contrast from last year when proudly clinched the Best International Flow award, hoisting Ghana's flag high at the BET Hip Hop Awards 2023.

Seven Nigerian artists were nominated in various categories. They are Ayra Starr, Burna Boy, Tems, Asake, Seyi Vybez, Davido and Lojay have been nominated for the 2024 BET Awards.

Ayra Starr led the Nigerian contingent with three nominations, followed closely by Burna Boy and Tems, with two nominations each.

South African singer Tyla is the African artiste with the highest of four nominations.

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
  • Usher
  • Drake
  • Burna Boy
  •  Chris Brown
  •  Fridayy
  •  Bryson Tiller

Best female R&B/pop artist

  •  Victoria Monét
  •  SZA
  •  Beyoncé
  •  Doja Cat
  •  H.E.R.
  •  Tyla
  •  Muni Long
  • Coco Jones 

Best Group

  •  2 Chainz & Lil Wayne
  •  Blxst & Bino Rideaux
  •  ¥$, Ye, Ty Dolla $ign
  • City Girls
  •  Flo
  •  41
  • Wanmor
  •  Maverick City Music

 Best new artist

  •  Ayra Starr
  •  Bossman Dlow
  •  Tyla
  •  Fridayy
  •  4Batz
  •  Sexyy Red
  •  October

 Best male hip-hop artist

  •  Kendrick Lamar
  •  Gunna
  •  Burna Boy
  •  Future
  •  Lil Wayne
  •  Drake
  •  J. Cole
  •  21 Savage

 Best female hip-hop artist

  •  Nicki Minaj
  • Doja Cat
  •  Sexyy Red
  •  GloRilla
  •  Cardi B
  •  Ice Spice
  •  Megan Thee Stallion
  •  Latto

 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, Tems, “Me & U”

Best Gospel/Inspirational Award

  •  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

  •  Tems
  •  Offset
  •  Child.
  •  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” 

BET Her

  •  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 ()
  •  Asake (Africa)
  •  Bk' ()
  •  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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