BET Awards Nominees Announced – Full List

May 23rd, 2012

Another award ceremony on the horizon…

The BET Awards Nominees were announced yesterday.  The awards show will be hosted this year by Samuel Jackson and will air July 1, 8 pm EST.

Here is the full list:

Best Female R&B Artist

  • Marsha Ambrosius
  • Beyoncé
  • Mary J. Blige
  • Melanie Fiona
  • Rihanna
Best Male R&B Artist
  • Chris Brown
  • Bruno Mars
  • Miguel
  • Trey Songz
  • Usher

Best Group

  • Bad Meets Evil
  • Diddy Dirty Money
  • Maybach Music Group
  • Mindless Behavior
  • The Throne
Best Collaboration
  • Beyoncé f/ J. Cole — “Party”
  • Big Sean f/ Kanye West & Roscoe Dash
  • DJ Khaled f/ Drake, Rick Ross & Lil Wayne
  • Drake f/ Lil Wayne and Tyga — “The Motto”
  • The Throne (Jay-Z & Kanye West) f/ Otis Redding
  • Wale f/ Miguel — “Lotus Flower Bomb”
Best Male Hip Hop Artist
  • Big Sean
  • Drake
  • J. Cole
  • Lil Wayne
  • Rick Ross
  • Young Jeezy
Best Female Hip Hop Artist
  • Diamond
  • Nicki Minaj
  • Brianna Perry
  • Trina
Video of the Year
  • Beyoncé — “Countdown”
  • Beyoncé — “Love on Top”
  • The Throne (Jay-Z & Kanye West) —“N—-s in Paris”
  • The Throne (Jay-Z & Kanye West) f/ Otis Redding — “Otis”
  • Usher – ”Climax”
Video Director of the Year
  • Beyoncé & Alan Ferguson
  • Benny Boom
  • Chris Brown & Godfrey Tabarez
  • Kanye West
  • Hype Williams
Best New Artist

  • A$AP Rocky
  • Big Sean
  • Diggy
  • Future
  • Meek Mill
Best Gospel

  • Yolanda Adams
  • Kim Burrell
  • James Fortune & FIYA
  • Fred Hammond
  • Trin-I-Tee 5:7
Best Actress
  • Angela Bassett
  • Viola Davis
  • Taraji P. Henson
  • Regina King
  • Zoe Saldana
Best Actor
  • Don Cheadle
  • Common
  • Idris Elba
  • Kevin Hart
  • Denzel Washington
YoungStars Award
  • Astro
  • Diggy
  • Jacob Latimore
  • Keke Palmer
  • Willow Smith
Best Movie
  • Good Deeds
  • Jumping The Broom
  • Laugh At My Pain
  • Red Tails
  • The Help
Subway Sportswoman of the Year
  • Skylar Diggins
  • Candace Parker
  • Brittney Griner
  • Serena Williams
  • Venus Williams
Subway Sportsman of the Year
  • Carmelo Anthony
  • Kobe Bryant
  • Victor Cruz
  • Kevin Durant
  • LeBron James

Coca-Coca Viewers’ ChoiceAward

  • Drake ft. Lil Wayne, Tyga – “The Motto”
  • Beyoncé – “Love on Top”
  • Chris Brown – “Turn Up the Music”
  • Mindless Behavior – “Hello”
  • The Throne (Jay – Z, Kanye West) ft. Otis Redding – “Otis”
  • Wale ft. Miguel - ”Lotus Flower Bomb”
Centric Award

  • Common
  • Estelle
  • Robert Glasper
  • Robin Thicke
  • Tyrese
Best International Act: Africa
  • Camp Mulla (Kenya)
  • Ice Prince (Nigeria)
  • Lira (South Africa)
  • Mokobe (Mali)
  • Sarkodie (Ghana)
  • Wizkid (Nigeria)
Best International Act: UK

  • Estelle
  • Labrinth
  • Emeli Sande
  • Sway
  • Wretch 32