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Jay-Z, Beyonce, Drake Lead BET Awards 2014: Nominations — SEE FULL LIST!

nicki minaj bet awardsJay-Z, Beyonce and Drake are leading this year’s BET Awards 2014 nominations with five nominations each.

All three of them have had an amazing year as far as music in concerned, having shifted multi-platinum selling albums worldwide in the last 12 months along with their tours which all grossed over $100 million in sales.

In fact, this year’s BET Awards is going to be really exciting to watch because though Jay, Bey and Drake have achieved incredible things this year, so has Pharrell who shares four nominations with R&B newcomer, August Alsina.

“This year’s nominees represent the best of the culture,” said Stephen Hill, President of BET Music Programming. “It’s great to see our talented new artists right alongside our more beloved ones with long careers.”

Something tells me Iggy Azalea will end Nicki Minaj‘s consecutive “Female Hip Hop Artist of the Year” win seeing that the newcomer is nominated for the same award.

The show which airs on Sunday, June 29th has unveiled its nominations. See below:

Best Female R&B/Pop Artist

  • Beyoncé
  • Janelle Monáe
  • Jhené Aiko
  • 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”
  • Beyoncé f/ 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. & Pharell 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

  • Beyoncé – “Partition”
  • Beyoncé 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 Tiley
  • 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)”
  • Jhené Aiko – “The Worst”
  • LiV Warfield – “Why Do You Lie?”
  • Wale f/ Sam Dew – “LoveHate Thing”

 Best International Act: Africa

  • Davido (Nigeria)
  • Diamond Platnumz (Tannzania)
  • Mafikizolo (South Africa)
  • Sarkodie (Ghana)
  • Tiwa Savage (Nigeria)
  • Toofan (Togo)

Best International Act: UK

  • Dizzee Rascal
  • Ghetts
  • Krept & Konan
  • Rita Ora
  • Tinie Tempah
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