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BET Awards 2014: Jay-Z, Beyonce, and Drake Among Top Nominees

 

Superstars Jay-Z and Beyonce each have five nominations for the BET awards.
Superstars Jay-Z and Beyonce each have five nominations for the BET awards on Sunday.

Jay Z, Beyonce and Drake each have five nominations heading into Sunday’s presentation of the 2014 BET Awards at the Nokia Theatre at L.A. Live.

Drake and Jay Z are both nominated for best male hip-hop artist, along with Future, J. Cole and Kendrick Lamar. Beyonce, meanwhile, is nominated for best female R&B/pop artist, as are Janelle Monae, JheneAiko, K. Michelle, Rihanna and Tamar Braxton.

Beyonce is a double nominee for video of the year category. She is nominated for her video for “Partition” and for her collaboration with Jay Z on “Drunk in Love.” Drake is nominated in the category for “Worst Behavior,” along with Chris Brown for “Fine China” and Pharrell Williams for “Happy.”

Chris Rock will host the awards ceremony, which will feature performances and appearances from T.I., Pharrell Williams, Usher, Jennifer Hudson, Lil’ Wayne, Robin Thicke, Trey Songz, Kevin Hart, Kerry Washington, Nicki Minaj, John Legend, Larenz Tate, Bow Wow, Gabrielle Union and Regina Hall.

Here is a complete list of nominees:

Coca-Cola Viewers’ Choice Award
   — August Alsina f/ Trinidad Jame$ – “I Luv This”
   — Beyonce f/ Jay Z – “Drunk In Love”
   — Drake – “Worst Behavior”
   — Jhene Aiko – “The Worst”
   — Pharrell Williams – “Happy”

Best Female R&B/Pop Artist
   — Beyonce
   — Janelle Monae
   — JheneAiko
   — K. Michelle
   — Rihanna
   — Tamar Braxton


Best Male R&B/Pop Artist
   — August Alsina
   — Chris Brown
   — John Legend
   — Justin Timberlake
   — Pharrell Williams

Best Group
   — A$AP Mob
   — Daft Punk
   — Macklemore & Ryan Lewis
   — TGT
   — Young Money

Best Collaboration
   — August Alsina f/ Trinidad Jame$ – “I Luv This”
   — Beyoncef/ Jay Z – “Drunk In Love”
   — Drake f/ Majid Jordan – “Hold On (We’re Going Home)”
   — Jay Z f/ Justin Timberlake – “Holy Grail”
   — Robin Thicke f/ T.I. & Pharrell Williams – “Blurred Lines”
   — YG f/ Jeezy & Rich Homie Quan – “My Hitta”

Best Male Hip Hop Artist
   — Drake
   — Future
   — J. Cole
   — JAY Z
   — Kendrick Lamar

Best Female Hip Hop Artist
   — Angel Haze
   — Charli Baltimore
   — Eve
   — Iggy Azalea
   — Nicki Minaj

Video of the Year
   — Beyonce – “Partition”
   — Beyonce f/ JAY Z – “Drunk In Love”
   — Chris Brown – “Fine China”
   — Drake – “Worst Behavior”
   — Pharrell Williams – “Happy”

Video Director of the Year
   — Benny Boom
   — Chris Brown
   — Colin Tilley
   — Director X
   — Hype Williams

Best New Artist
   — Ariana Grande
   — August Alsina
   — Mack Wilds
   — Rich Homie Quan
   — ScHoolboy Q

Best Gospel Artist
   — Donnie McClurkin
   — Erica Campbell
   — Hezekiah Walker
   — Tamela Mann
   — Tye Tribbett

Best Actress
   — Angela Bassett
   — Gabrielle Union
   — Kerry Washington
   — Lupita Nyong’o
   — Oprah Winfrey

Best Actor
   — Chiwetel Ejiofor
   — Forest Whitaker
   — Idris Elba
   — Kevin Hart
   — Michael B. Jordan

YoungStars Award
   — Gabrielle Douglas
   — Jacob Latimore
   — Jaden Smith
   — KeKe Palmer
   — Zendaya

Best Movie
   — “12 Years a Slave”
   — “The Best Man Holiday”
   — “Fruitvale Station”
   — “Kevin Hart: Let Me Explain”
   — “Lee Daniels’ The Butler”

Subway Sportswoman of the Year
   — Brittney Griner
   — Lolo Jones
   — Serena Williams
   — Skylar Diggins
   — Venus Williams

Subway Sportsman of the Year
   — Blake Griffin
   — Carmelo Anthony
   — Floyd Mayweather Jr.
   — Kevin Durant
   — LeBron James

Centric Award
   — Aloe Blacc – “The Man”
   — Jennifer Hudson f/ T.I. – “I Can’t Describe (The Way I Feel)”
   — Jhene Aiko – “The Worst”
   — LiV Warfield – “Why Do You Lie?”
   — Wale f/ Sam Dew – “LoveHate Thing”

Best International Act: Africa
   — Davido (Nigeria)
   — Diamond Platnumz (Tanzania)
   — Mafikizolo (South Africa)
   — Sarkodie (Ghana)
   — Tiwa Savage (Nigeria)
   — Toofan (Togo)

Best International Act: UK
   — Dizzee Rascal
   — Ghetts
   — Krept & Konan
   — Laura Mvula
   — Rita Ora
   — Tinie Tempah

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