LOS ANGELES, CALIFORNIA - JUNE 25: Coco Jones attends the BET Awards 2023 at Microsoft Theater on June 25, 2023 in Los Angeles, California.

The 2023 BET Awards are finally here! Culture’s Biggest Night starts at 8 pm. EST. The BET Awards will be honoring artists throughout hip-hop, R&B, and pop genres. International acts, as well as groups, collaborations, and film and television stars will also be honored.

As for nominations, Drake and GloRilla are in the lead with the most nominations clocking in at seven and six nods, respectively.

Both Drizzy and Glo’s nominations come from solo and collaborative efforts. The Toronto rapper is nominated for Best Male Hip-Hop Artist, Best Male R&B/Pop Artist, Best Group with 21 Savage, and Album of the Year for Her Loss with 21 Savage. He is also nominated for the Viewer’s Choice Award for “Jimmy Cooks” with 21 and for his assist on Future’s “Wait For U,” with Tems, with the latter also being nominated for Best Collaboration.

Glo is nominated for Best Female Hip-Hop Artist, Best New Artist, Album of the Year for her debut LP Anyways, Life’s Great, Video of the Year for “Tomorrow 2” with Cardi B, and two nominations for Best Collaboration (“F.N.F. Let’s Go” and “Tomorrow 2”).

21 Savage and Lizzo earned five nominations each, while Beyoncé, SZA, Ice Spice, Chris Brown, and Burna Boy each scored four nominations.

As for special honors, Busta Rhymes will be honored with the Lifetime Achievement Award. Patti Labelle will also be doing a special tribute to the late Tina Turner.

There will also be special performances by CoCo Jones, Doechii, Lil Uzi Vert, Spice, GloRilla, and more. In addition, BET will be celebrating 50 years of hip-hop with performances by legends 69 Boyz, Big Daddy Kane, Chief Keef, DJ Unk, E-40, Fast Life Yungstaz & Easton (F.L.Y.), Fat Joe, Ja Rule, Kid ‘N Play, MC Lyte, Percy “Master P” Miller, Remy Ma, Soulja Boy, The Sugarhill Gang, Trick Daddy, Trina, Tyga, Uncle Luke, Warren G, Ying Yang Twins, and Yo-Yo.

Take a look at the full winner’s list below:

  • Album of the Year

    Anyways, Life’s Great, GloRilla
    Breezy, Chris Brown
    God Did, DJ Khaled
    Her Loss, Drake & 21 Savage
    Mr. Morale & The Big Steppers, Kendrick Lamar
    Renaissance, Beyoncé – WINNER (TIE)

  • Best Female R&B/Pop Artist

    Ari Lennox
    Coco Jones

  • Best Male R&B/Pop Artist

    Brent Faiyaz
    Burna Boy
    Chris Brown – WINNER (TIE)
    The Weeknd
    Usher – WINNER (TIE)

  • Best Group

    City Girls
    Drake & 21 Savage – WINNER
    Maverick City Music & Kirk Franklin
    Quavo & Takeoff

  • Best Collaboration

    “Big Energy (Remix),” Latto & Mariah Carey feat. DJ Khaled
    “Boy’s A Liar Pt. 2,” Pinkpantheress & Ice Spice
    “Call Me Every Day,” Chris Brown feat. Wizkid
    “Can’t Stop Won’t Stop,” King Combs feat. Kodak Black
    “Creepin’,” Metro Boomin, The Weeknd & 21 Savage
    “F.N.F. (Let’s Go),” Hitkidd & GloRilla
    “Tomorrow 2,” GloRilla & Cardi B
    “Wait For U,” Future feat. Drake & Tems – WINNER

  • Best Female Hip Hop Artist

    Cardi B
    Coi Leray
    Ice Spice
    Latto – WINNER
    Megan Thee Stallion
    Nicki Minaj

  • Best Male Hip Hop Artist

    21 Savage
    J. Cole
    Jack Harlow
    Kendrick Lamar – WINNER
    Lil Baby

  • Video of the Year

    “We (Warm Embrace),” Chris Brown
    “2 Million Up,” Peezy, Jeezy & Real Boston Richey feat. Rob49
    “About Damn Time,” Lizzo
    “Bad Habit,” Steve Lacy
    “First Class,” Harlow
    “Kill Bill,” SZA – WINNER
    “Tomorrow 2,” GloRilla & Cardi B

  • Best New Artist

    Coco Jones – WINNER
    Ice Spice
    Lola Brooke

  • Dr. Bobby Jones Best Gospel/Inspirational Award

    “Bless Me,” Maverick City Music & Kirk Franklin – WINNER
    “Finished (Live),” Tamela Mann
    “I’ve Got Joy,” CeCe Winans
    “Kingdom,” Maverick City Music & Kirk Franklin feat. Naomi Raine & Chandler Moore
    “New,” Tye Tribbett
    “One Moment From Glory,” Yolanda Adams
    “The Better Benediction (Pt.2),” PJ Morton feat. Lisa Knowles-Smith, Le’andria Johnson, Keke Wyatt, Kierra Sheard & Tasha Cobbs Leonard

  • Viewer’s Choice Award

    “About Damn Time,” Lizzo
    “Break My Soul,” Beyoncé – WINNER
    “First Class,” Jack Harlow
    “Jimmy Cooks,” Drake feat 21 Savage
    “Kill Bill,” SZA
    “Last Last,” Burna Boy
    “Super Freaky Girl,” Nicki Minaj
    “Wait For U,” Future feat. Drake & Tems

  • Best International Act

    Aya Nakamura (France)
    Ayra Starr (Nigeria)
    Burna Boy (Nigeria) – WINNER
    Central Cee (UK)
    Ella Mai (UK)
    Ko (South Africa)
    L7nnon (Brazil)
    Stormzy (UK)
    Tiakola (France)
    Uncle Waffles (Swaziland)

  • Viewer’s Choice: Best New International Act

    Asake (Nigeria)
    Camidoh (Ghana)
    Flo (UK)
    Libianca (Cameroon) – WINNER
    Maureen (France)
    MC Ryan SP (Brazil)
    Pabi Cooper (South Africa)
    Raye (UK)
    Werenoi (France)

  • BET Her

    “About Damn Time,” Lizzo
    “Boy’s A Liar Pt. 2,” Pinkpantheress & Ice Spice
    “Break My Soul,” Beyoncé – WINNER
    “Her,” Megan Thee Stallion
    “Lift Me Up,” Black Panther: Wakanda Forever – Music From And Inspired By – Rihanna & Ludwig Göransson
    “Players,” Coi Leray
    “Special,” Lizzo

  • Best Movie

    Black Panther: Wakanda Forever – WINNER
    Creed 3
    The Woman King
    Whitney Houston: I Wanna Dance With Somebody

  • Best Actor

    Amin Joseph
    Brian Tyree Henry
    Damson Idris – WINNER
    Daniel Kaluuya
    Demetrius ‘Lil Meech’ Flenory Jr.
    Donald Glover
    Michael B. Jordan

  • Best Actress

    Angela Bassett – WINNER
    Coco Jones
    Janelle James
    Janelle Monáe
    Keke Palmer
    Viola Davis

  • Youngstars Award

    Akira Akbar
    Alaya High
    Demi Singleton
    Genesis Denise
    Marsai Martin – WINNER
    Thaddeus J. Mixson
    Young Dylan

  • Sportswoman of the Year Award

    Alexis Morris
    Allyson Felix
    Angel Reese – WINNER
    Candace Parker
    Naomi Osaka
    Serena Williams
    Sha’carri Richardson

  • Sportsman of the Year Award

    Aaron Judge
    Bubba Wallace
    Gervonta Davis
    Jalen Hurts – WINNER
    LeBron James
    Patrick Mahomes
    Stephen Curry

  • VIdeo Director Of The Year

    A$AP Rocky for AWGE
    Benny Boom
    Burna Boy
    Cole Bennett
    Dave Free & Kendrick Lamar
    Director X
    Teyana “Spike Tey” Taylor – WINNER

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