Drake Leads Nominations for 2013 BET Awards; See Full List Here!

Drake Leads Nominations for 2013 BET Awards; See Full List Here!

In anticipation of one of the summer”s hottest award shows, BET announced its nominees for the 2013 BET Awards on Tuesday (May 14).

Taking place at the Nokia Theatre in Los Angeles on June 30th, the annual event celebrates African-American and other minority achievement in music, acting, sports, and entertainment.

This year”s show will be hosted by Chris Tucker while Chris Brown was recently confirmed to perform. At the ceremony, Drake hopes to bring home a record number of prizes with 12 nominations.

Check out the full list of nominees below and catch the BET Awards following the first ever BET Experience, a three-day music and lifestyle fest.

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 & Jay-Z)

Best Collaboration
2 Chainz f/ Drake “No Lie”
A$AP Rocky f/ Drake, 2 Chainz and Kendrick Lamar “Problems”
French Montana f/ Rick Ross, Drake and Lil Wayne “Pop That”
Kendrick Lamar f/ Drake “Poetic Justice”
Justin Timberlake f/ Jay-Z “Suit & Tie”
Kanye West f/ 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 f/ Drake “No Lie”
A$AP Rocky f/ Drake, 2 Chainz and Kendrick Lamar “Problems”
Drake “Started From The Bottom”
Drake f/ Lil Wayne “HYFR”
Kendrick Lamar f/ Drake “Poetic Justice”
Macklemore & Ryan Lewis f/ Wanz “Thrift Shop”
Miguel “Adorn”
Rihanna “Diamonds”
Justin Timberlake f/ Jay-Z “Suit & Tie”
Kanye West f/ Big Sean, Pusha T and 2 Chainz “Mercy”

Video Director of the Year
A$AP Rocky & 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 f/ Drake, 2 Chainz and Kendrick Lamar “Problems”
Drake “Started From The Bottom”
Kendrick Lamar “Swimming Pools (Drank)”
Miguel “Adorn”
Rihanna “Diamonds”
Justin Timberlake f/ Jay-Z “Suit & Tie”

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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