LOS ANGELES — The BET Awards return Sunday with a dwell present that might see Doja Cat, Drake and Ari Lennox snag some trophies.
Doja Cat enters the present because the main nominee with six. The chart-topping performer is up for finest feminine R&B-pop artist, finest feminine hip-hop artist, album of the 12 months for her No. 1 hit “Planet Her” and BET Her for “Girl.” Her “Kiss Me Extra” with SZA is nominated for video of the 12 months and finest collaboration.
Taraji P. Henson will host the present from the Microsoft Theater in Los Angeles.
Sean “Diddy” Combs will obtain the Lifetime Achievement Award — one of many highest honors on the ceremony. The music mogul is the founding father of Unhealthy Boy Information, has his personal tv community, style line and is a three-time Grammy winner who has labored with a slew of top-tier artists together with Infamous B.I.G., Mary J. Blige, Usher, Lil Kim, Religion Evans and 112.
Drake and Ari Lennox are the second-most nominated acts, scoring 4 nods every. Three nominations went to a number of others together with Child Keem, Silk Sonic, Chloe Bailey, Future, H.E.R., Jazmine Sullivan, Ye (previously generally known as Kanye West), Kendrick Lamar, Lil Child, Mary J. Blige and Tems.
Rapper Sean “Diddy” Combs will obtain the Lifetime Achievement Award on the present. Chris Pizzello/Invision/AP
Performers embrace Lil Wayne, Likelihood the Rapper, Ella Mai, Roddy Ricch, Lizzo and Kirk Franklin.
The winners within the 19 classes, together with movie and sports activities awards, can be chosen by BET’s Voting Academy, comprised of leisure professionals and followers.