BET Says It Didn’t Snub Lil Nas X: ‘No One From BET Serves as a Member of the Balloting Academy’

BET in the end has responded to harsh criticism — and a bitter diss tune — from Lil Nas X over his lack of nominations on the 2022 BET Song Awards.

“We treasure Minute Nas X,” the community acknowledged, noting “his unprecedented skills and creativity.” Alternatively, the commentary persevered, BET had nothing to impress with him no longer being nominated, because “no one from BET serves as a member of the Balloting Academy.”

“We treasure Lil Nas X. He used to be nominated for a Most productive Unique Artist BET Award in 2020, and we proudly showcased his unprecedented skills and creativity on the repeat twice: he performed “Ragged City Avenue” with Billy Ray Cyrus at “BET Awards” 2019 and his “BET Awards” 2021 performance used to be a highlight of our repeat. Nobody cheered louder that night than BET,” the community acknowledged.

Lil Nas X Shares ‘F– BET’ Diss Track Week After Nominations Snub

“Unfortunately, this year, he used to be no longer nominated by BET’s Balloting Academy, which is constituted of an esteemed community of virtually 500 entertainment mavens within the fields of tune, television, movie, digital marketing, sports activities journalism, public household individuals, influencers, and ingenious arts. Nobody from BET serves as a member of the Balloting Academy,” the commentary persevered.

“At BET, we are passionate advocates for the ultimate kind that exists within our neighborhood. We’re dedicated to the insist of all of our platforms to produce visibility and inclusion for all the many intersections of the Black neighborhood,” the community concluded.

When the awards’nominees had been announced on June 1, the “Industry Minute one” rapper, who’s brazenly homosexual, tweeted in a thread he later deleted, “I simply in actuality feel like shadowy homosexual ppl prefer to fight to be seen on this world and even when we affect it to the tip, mfs strive and faux we are invisible.”

Then on Tuesday, he released “Dreary to the Celebration,” a bitter diss tune that begins by repeating “f— BET” plenty of instances. The tune also references the undeniable truth that three of the songs from his Grammy-nominated debut album “Montero” landed on Billboard’s Top 10 record after it used to be released in September. Read more about that here.