BET Awards ’20: These Crews Are Going Toe to Toe for the Best Group Award

BET Awards ’20: These Crews Are Going Toe to Toe for the Best Group Award

Can Chloe X Halle hold their own against hip hop’s finest?

Published 2 weeks ago

Written by BET Staff

The Best Group category at the BET Awards is always a fun ride because it crosses genres and you never know who will come up with the win. Your favorite R&B group could be going head-to-head with the latest hip hop crew.

That’s why at the 2020 BET Awards (June 28 at 8 pm EST), you’ll see Beyonce proteges Chloe X Halle  (who just dropped a new album ) facing off against hip hop’s Griselda and JackBoys, among others.

Will the high note or the vicious verse win out at the end of the day? Tune in Sunday to find out! In the meantime, have a look at who competing for the prestigious honor.

  1. Chole X Halle
    attends Variety's Power Of Young Hollywood at The H Club Los Angeles on August 6, 2019 in Los Angeles, California.
    (Photo by Gregg DeGuire/WireImage)

    Outside of co-starring on popular television show grown-ish, these two Atlanta-born, Los Angeles-raised sisters have captivated the world with their singing. Signed to Beyonce’s Parkwood Entertainment company, they released their latest album Ungodly Hour earlier this month. For the 2020 BET Awards, Chloe X Halle have the distinction of being the only non-hip hop group nominated in this category.

  2. City Girls
    LOS ANGELES, CA - JUNE 24: Yung Miami and JT Members of the Group City Girls arrive to the 2018 BET Awards held at Microsoft Theater on June 24, 2018 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Prince Williams/Getty Images)

    Yung Miami and JT make up the Florida rap group, City Girls. Known for their gritty, street-wise club bangers, the two women first rose to national popularity from their 2018 mixtape Period. Two studio albums and one “Free JT” campaign later, City Girls are still pumping out hits with two certified platinum singles under their (designer) belts.

  3. EarthGang
    LAS VEGAS, NEVADA - NOVEMBER 17:  Doctur Dot (L) and Johnny Venus of EarthGang attend the 2019 Soul Train Awards at the Orleans Arena on November 17, 2019 in Las Vegas, Nevada. (Photo by Mindy Small/FilmMagic)
    (Photo by Mindy Small/FilmMagic)

    Based in Atlanta, EarthGang is a quirky rap duo consisting of Olu and WowGr8. Known for their thoughtful lyricism and incorporating other genres like soul and funk, EarthGang is signed to J. Cole’s Dreamville imprint. Their song with Tiana Major9, “Collide,” was featured on the highly touted soundtrack for the 2019 film Queen and Slim

  4. Griselda
    NEW YORK, NEW YORK - NOVEMBER 17: Benny The Butcher (L) and Conway the Machine backstage at Sony Hall on November 17, 2019 in New York City. (Photo by Johnny Nunez/WireImage)
    (Photo by Johnny Nunez/WireImage)

    This hip hop collective out of Buffalo, NY includes Westside Gunn, his brother Conway the Machine, and their cousin Benny the Butcher. While securing big co-signs from rap legends like Pete Rock, Nas, and Raekwon, Griselda members pride themselves on their authentic, street style. After signing to Eminem’s Shady Recors, Conway released G.O.A.T. (Grimiest Of All Time).

  5. JackBoys
    performs onstage during Day 2 of 2018 Governors Ball Music Festival at Randall's Island on June 2, 2018 in New York City.
    (Photo by Taylor Hill/Getty Images for Governors Ball)

    JackBoys is another rap collective, consisting of Travis Scott, Sheck Wes, Don Toliver, Luxury Tax, and DJ Chase B. Their self-titled album was released last December and became 2020’s first #1 Billboard album. The album features a slew of guest appearances including the late Pop Smoke, Young Thug, and Offset.

  6. Migos
    NEW YORK, NY - MAY 07:  Offset, Takeoff and Quavo of Migos attend Heavenly Bodies: Fashion & The Catholic Imagination Costume Institute Gala at The Metropolitan Museum of Art on May 7, 2018 in New York City.  (Photo by Taylor Jewell/Getty Images for Vogue)
    (Photo by Taylor Jewell/Getty Images for Vogue)

    Quavo, Offset, and Takeoff are known for their interesting adlibs and danceable club hits. Migos saw their popularity rise when they released the single “Versace” in 2013. Migos won the Best Group Award at the 2017 BET Awards, when their hit song “Bad and Boujee” was a chart-topper, and now they’re looking for another win.

(Photo by Getty Images)


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