Cardi B leads the 2019 BET Awards contenders with seven nominations.
The full list of nods dropped Friday, with the ensuing ceremony set for June 23 at the Microsoft Theater in Los Angeles. Drake also had a strong showing with 5 nominations, with a three-way tie-Beyoncé, J. Cole, and Travis Scott-rounding out the top nominees with four each, respectively.
For the full rundown of 2019 nominees, including potential Video Director of the Year winner Karena Evans, see below.
Best Female R&B/Pop Artist
Best Male R&B/Pop Artist
Best Male Hip-Hop Artist
Best Female Hip-Hop Artist
Video of the Year
Video Director of the Year
Best New Artist
Dr. Bobby Jones Best Gospel/Inspirational Award
Best International Act
Best New International Act - (Fan Voted Category)
Sportswoman of the Year
Sportsman of the Year
Album of the Year
2019 Coca-Cola Viewers' Choice Award
BET Her Award
In a statement touting the awards show's nearly two-decade legacy, BET Head of Programming Connie Orlando congratulated this year's honorees.
"From Michael Jackson and James Brown busting dance moves together to Monique paying homage to Beyoncé in an unforgettable dance number to BET reuniting the Fugees, we have set the tone for what cool looks like," Orlando said Friday. "This year we are even more so committed to continuing to create the unforgettable moments that have made the BET Awards the preeminent celebration of black culture."