Champagne Papi is leading the pack at this year’s BET Awards. The Toronto rapper has snagged six nominations, among them a nod for Best Male Hip-Hop Artist of 2020. Drake’s other nominations come via collaborations with artists Future and Chris Brown—the partnerships have landed him two spots in the Best Collaboration category, another two chances at the Viewer’s Choice Award and a shot at Video of the Year (with Brown for their song "No Guidance"). Megan Thee Stallion and Roddy Ricch come in hot on Drake’s heels, earning five nominations each in some equally big categories.Megan, who’s recent remix of her song "Savage"
features none other than Beyoncé (also a multiple nominee at this year’s ceremony), is in the running for Album of the Year, Video of the Year, Best Female Hip Hop Artist, Viewer’s Choice and Best Collaboration (with Nicki Minaj and Ty Dolla $ign). Hot girl summer is back—or never left.[video_embed id='1977627']RELATED: Megan Thee Stallion, more celebs attend All Black Lives Matter protest[/video_embed]Newcomer Ricch (who released a Black Lives Matter remix of "Rockstar"
spearheaded by fellow nominee DaBaby over the weekend) is up for Best New Artist, Best Male Hip Hop Artist, Album of the Year, Video of the Year and Viewer’s Choice but already a Grammy to his name thanks to his appearance on Nipsey Hussle's track "Racks in the Middle." The list of quadruple nominees includes icons like Beyoncé, Nicki Minaj and self-proclaimed bop-star Lizzo.This year marks the 20th anniversary for the awards show, which celebrates not only the music industry but film, television and sports, too. Bonus: Beyoncé was nominated across two industries thanks to her groundbreaking film/live album, Homecoming
.Seeing as it’s such a big milestone for BET, the show will make its national broadcast premiere on CBS when it's simulcast live across ViacomCBS networks and organizers have figured out creative ways to celebrate the night with "an array of innovative techniques and artist-generated content,” according to organizers. “The show will continue, allowing the audience to join in a celebration of Black love, joy, pride and power with an all-star lineup.”The virtual party kicks off June 28, hosted by comedian and Insecure actress Amanda Seales and featuring performances from Alicia Keys, Chloe x Halle, DaBaby, D Smoke, Jennifer Hudson, John Legend, Kane Brown, Lil Wayne, Megan Thee Stallion, Roddy Ricch, Usher, Wayne and more.[video_embed id='-1']RELATED: Drake thanks health heroes after needing their service first-hand[/video_embed]