• BET Awards 2019: What time, what channel, who is nominated, performing

    By: Kelcie Willis, Cox Media Group National Content Desk


    Some of the biggest artists in rap, hip-hop and R&B, movies and TV will be at the 2019 BET Awards on Sunday.

    Cardi B, Migos, Lena Waithe, Morris Chestnut and DJ Khaled are among those scheduled to be at the show at the Microsoft Theater in Los Angeles. 

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    Here’s what you need to know before the show:

    What time: 8 p.m. ET

    What channel: BET, with live simulcasts across BET Her, MTV, MTV 2, MTV Classic, VH1 and Logo.

    Who is hosting: Actor and comedian Regina Hall

    Who is performing: Lil Nas X and Billy Ray Cyrus will likely perform their hit "Old Town Road." Cardi B is opening the show and DJ Khaled, Lil Baby, City Girls and Migos are also set to perform.

    Who is presenting: Taraji P. Henson, Lena Waithe, Morris Chestnut, Yara Shahidi and Marsai Martin have been announced as presenters.

    Who is nominated: Mary J. Blige will be honored with a lifetime achievement award. The late Nipsey Hussle will be honored posthumously with a humanitarian award. Nominees for each category, including special honors, are below.

    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

    Young Stars Award
    Caleb McLaughlin
    Lyric Ross
    Marsai Martin
    Michael Rainey Jr.
    Miles Brown

    Best Movie
    "Creed II"
    "If Beale Street Could Talk"
    "Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse"
    "The Hate U Give"

    Best Female R&B/Pop Artist
    Ella Mai
    Teyana Taylor

    Best Male R&B/Pop Artist
    Anderson .Paak
    Bruno Mars
    Childish Gambino
    Chris Brown
    John Legend

    Best Group
    Chloe X Halle
    City Girls
    Lil Baby & Gunna
    The Carters

    Best Collaboration
    21 Savage feat. J. Cole, "A Lot "
    Cardi B & Bruno Mars, "Please Me"
    Cardi B feat. Bad Bunny & J Balvin, "I Like It"
    H.E.R. feat. Bryson Tiller, "Could've Been"
    Travis Scott feat. Drake, "Sicko Mode"
    Tyga feat. Offset, "Taste"

    Best Male Hip-Hop Artist
    21 Savage
    J. Cole
    Meek Mill
    Nipsey Hussle
    Travis Scott

    Best Female Hip-Hop Artist
    Cardi B
    Kash Doll
    Megan Thee Stallion
    Nicki Minaj
    Remy Ma

    Video Of The Year
    21 Savage feat. J. Cole, "A Lot"
    Cardi B, "Money"
    Cardi B & Bruno Mars, "Please Me"
    Childish Gambino, "This Is America"
    Drake, "Nice for What"
    The Carters, "Ape(expletive)"

    Video Director Of The Year
    Benny Boom
    Colin Tilley
    Dave Meyers
    Hype Williams
    Karena Evans

    Best New Artist
    City Girls
    Juice Wrld
    Lil Baby
    Queen Naija

    Album Of The Year
    "Astroworld," Travis Scott
    "Championships," Meek Mill
    "Ella Mai," Ella Mai
    "Everything Is Love," The Carters
    "Invasion of Privacy," Cardi B

    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
    Alicia Keys, "Raise a Man"
    Ciara, "Level Up"
    H.E.R., "Hard Place"
    Janelle Monáe, "Pynk"
    Queen Naija, "Mama's Hand"
    Teyana Taylor, "Rose in Harlem"

    Bobby Jones Best Gospel/Inspirational Award
    Erica Campbell feat. Warryn Campbell, "All Of My Life"
    Fred Hammond, "Tell Me Where It Hurts"
    Kirk Franklin, "Love Theory"
    Snoop Dogg feat. Rance Allen, "Blessing Me Again"
    Tori Kelly feat. Kirk Franklin, "Never Alone"

    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 (Fan Voted Category)
    Headie One (U.K.)
    Jok'air (France)
    Nesly (France)
    Octavian (U.K.)
    Sho Madjozi (Africa)
    Teniola Apata (Africa)

    2019 Coca-Cola Viewers' Choice Award
    Cardi B, Bad Bunny & J Balvin, "I Like It"
    Childish Gambino, "This Is America"
    Drake, "In My Feelings"
    Ella Mai, "Trip"
    J. Cole, "Middle Child"
    Travis Scott feat. Drake, "Sicko Mode"

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