Wednesday, May 15, 2013

BET Awards 2013: View the Complete List of Nominees

The full list of nominees for the BET Awards have been revealed. Yesterday, BET held a press conference that was hosted by Kendrick Lamar and Tamar Braxton, and they revealed Drake is leading the pack with 12 nominations!


Drake is up for a dozen awards, including five separate nominations in the "Video of the Year" category for "Started From the Bottom," "HYFR" and his contributions to 2 Chainz's "No Lie," A$AP Rocky's "F***in' Problems" and Kendrick Lamar's "Poetic Justice."
 
Actor Chris Tucker is set to host the awards show and confirmed performers so far include: Chris Brown and R. Kelly.

"I don't want to give away too much, but I'm definitely gonna be doing something new and original," Chris Brown said when asked what audiences can expect from his performance this year. (via: BET)

"I'm not so much into theatrics, but it's all about giving the fans what they want," he said.
 
The BET Awards will air live on Sunday, June 30th.

Check out the full list of nominees below:
Best Female R&B/Pop Artist
» Beyoncé
» Tamar Braxton
» Alicia Keys
» Rihanna
» Elle Varner

Best Male R&B/Pop Artist
» Chris Brown
» Bruno Mars
» Miguel
» Justin Timberlake
» Usher

Best Group
» Macklemore & Ryan Lewis
» Mary Mary
» Mindless Behavior
» Slaughterhouse
» The Throne (Kanye West and Jay-Z)

Best Collaboration
» 2 Chainz (featuring Drake) - "No Lie"
» A$AP Rocky (featuring Drake, 2 Chainz and Kendrick Lamar) - "F---in' Problems"
» French Montana (featuring Rick Ross, Drake and Lil Wayne) - "Pop That"
» Kendrick Lamar (featuring Drake) - "Poetic Justice"
» Justin Timberlake (featuring Jay-Z) - "Suit & Tie"
» Kanye West (featuring Big Sean, Pusha T and 2 Chainz) - "Mercy"

Best Male Hip Hop Artist
» 2 Chainz
» A$AP Rocky
» Drake
» Future
» Kendrick Lamar

Best Female Hip Hop Artist
» Azealia Banks
» Eve
» Nicki Minaj
» Rasheeda
» Rye Rye

Video of the Year
» 2 Chainz (featuring Drake) - "No Lie"
» A$AP Rocky (featuring Drake, 2 Chainz and Kendrick Lamar) - "F---in' Problems"
» Drake - "Started From the Bottom"
» Drake (featuring Lil Wayne) - "HYFR"
» Kendrick Lamar (featuring Drake) - "Poetic Justice"
» Macklemore & Ryan Lewis (featuring Wanz) - "Thrift Shop"
» Miguel - "Adorn"
» Rihanna - "Diamonds"
» Justin Timberlake (featuring Jay-Z) - "Suit & Tie"
» Kanye West (featuring Big Sean, Pusha T and 2 Chainz) - "Mercy"

Video Director of the Year
» A$AP Rocky and Sam Lecca
» Benny Boom
» Director X
» Dre Films
» Hype Williams

Best New Artist
» Azealia Banks
» Joey Bada$$
» Kendrick Lamar
» Trinidad Jame$
» The Weeknd

Best Gospel Artist
» Deitrick Haddon
» Lecrae
» Tamela Mann
» Mary Mary
» Marvin Sapp

Best Actress
» Angela Bassett
» Halle Berry
» Taraji P. Henson
» Gabrielle Union
» Kerry Washington
Best Actor
» Don Cheadle
» Common
» Jamie Foxx
» Samuel L. Jackson
» Denzel Washington
YoungStars Award
» Gabrielle Douglas
» Jacob Latimore
» Keke Palmer
» Jaden Smith
» Quvenzhané Wallis

Best Movie
» "Beasts of the Southern Wild"
» "Django Unchained"
» "Something From Nothing: The Art of Rap"
» "Sparkle"
» "Think Like a Man"

Subway Sportswoman of the Year
» Gabrielle Douglas
» Brittney Griner
» Candace Parker
» Serena Williams
» Venus Williams

Subway Sportsman of the Year
» Victor Cruz
» Kevin Durant
» Robert Griffin III
» LeBron James
» Ray Lewis

Coca-Cola Viewers' Choice Award
» A$AP Rocky (featuring Drake, 2 Chainz and Kendrick Lamar) - "F---in' Problems"
» Drake - "Started From the Bottom"
» Kendrick Lamar - "Swimming Pools (Drank)"
» Miguel - "Adorn"
» Rihanna - "Diamonds"
» Justin Timberlake (featuring Jay-Z) - "Suit & Tie"

Centric Award
» Tamar Braxton - "Love and War"
» Fantasia - "Lose to Win"
» Miguel - "Adorn"
» Nas - "Daughters"
» Charlie Wilson - "My Love Is All I Have"

Best International Act: Africa
» 2Face Idibia (Nigeria)
» Toya Delazy (South Africa)
» Donald (South Africa)
» Ice Prince (Nigeria)
» R2Bees (Ghana)
» Radio and Weasel (Uganda)

Best International Act: UK
» Marsha Ambrosius
» Estelle
» Labrinth
» Rita Ora
» Emeli Sandé
» Wiley

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