Lennox’s 4 nods embrace greatest feminine R&B pop artist; a BET Her nomination for “Unloyal” with Summer season Walker; in addition to video of the yr and BET Her nods for her track “Stress.” Drake’s nominations embrace greatest male hip-hop artist; greatest collaboration and video of the yr for “Manner 2 Attractive,” that includes Future and Younger Thug; and album of the yr for Licensed Lover Boy.
Academy Award-nominee Taraji P. Henson returns to host the annual award present, dubbed Tradition’s Largest Night time, for the second yr working. The BET Awards will air Sunday, June 26, on BET at 8 p.m. ET/PT, broadcasting dwell on BET from the Microsoft Theater in Los Angeles.
Child Keem, Kanye West, Silk Sonic (Bruno Mars and Anderson .Paak), Chlöe, Future, Kendrick Lamar, H.E.R., Jazmine Sullivan, Lil Child, and Tems all picked up three nominations every, as did Mary J. Blige, whose three nods are break up between music and TV/movie classes. Blige is nominated for greatest feminine R&B/pop artist, the BET Her award for her track “Good Morning Attractive” and greatest actress for her work in Energy Ebook II: Ghost.
It’s been an thrilling time for Lennox, who is among the many seven international artists who had been invited to cowl Queen’s “A Type of Magic” by the Coca-Cola music platform, Coke Studio. The duvet is for the brief movie titled The Conductor that options every of the artists crafting their very own spin on the basic track.
Lennox’s R&B sound is distinctly completely different from Queen’s, however her rendition finds a candy spot between her personal model and Freddie Mercury’s, giving it a soulful contact. Her model slows down the monitor and strips it all the way down to solely having the acoustic guitar accompany Lennox’s vocals.