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Date: May 23 09:21:19 2012
Kanye West, Beyonce Among Leaders in BET Awards Nominations

As was expected by most industry observers, the Throne, a collaboration between hip-hop heavyweights Jay-Z and Kanye West, is all over the list of nominees for the upcoming BET Awards, earnings nods in the Best Group, Best Collaboration, and a pair of nods for Video of the Year.  In addition, West landed nominations for Best Director and Best Collaboration, giving him a total of seven nominations to lead the pack.  Jay-Z's wife Beyonce came in second in terms of total nominations with six.  The BET Awards ceremony will be held July 1st at the Shrine Auditorium in LA.  Check out a complete list of nominees below.



Best Female R&B Artist
Marsha Ambrosius
Mary J. Blige
Melanie Fiona

Best Male R&B Artist
Chris Brown
Bruno Mars
Trey Songz

Best Group
Bad Meets Evil
Diddy-Dirty Money
Maybach Music Group
Mindless Behavior
The Throne (Jay-Z & Kanye West)

Best Collaboration
Beyoncé f/ J. Cole - Party
Big Sean f/ Kanye West & Roscoe Dash - Marvin & Chardonnay
DJ Khaled f/ Drake, Rick Ross & Lil Wayne - I'm On One
Drake f/ Lil Wayne & Tyga - The Motto
The Throne (Jay-Z & Kanye West) f/ Otis Redding - Otis
Wale f/ Miguel - Lotus Flower Bomb

Best Male Hip Hop Artist
Big Sean
J. Cole
Lil Wayne
Rick Ross
Young Jeezy

Best Female Hip Hop Artist
Nicki Minaj
Brianna Perry

Video of the Year
Beyoncé - Countdown
Beyoncé - Love On Top
The Throne (Jay-Z & Kanye West) - N***as 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
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
Idris Elba
Kevin Hart
Denzel Washington

YoungStars Award
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
Brittney Griner
Candace Parker
Serena Williams
Venus Williams

Subway Sportsman of the Year
Carmelo Anthony
Kobe Bryant
Victor Cruz
Kevin Durant
LeBron James

Coca-Cola Viewers Choice Award
Beyoncé - Love On Top
Chris Brown - Turn Up the Music
Drake f/ Lil Wayne & Tyga - The Motto
Mindless Behavior - Hello
The Throne (Jay-Z & Kanye West) f/ Otis Redding - Otis
Wale f/ Miguel - Lotus Flower Bomb

Centric Award
Robert Glasper
Robin Thicke

Best International Act: Africa
Camp Mulla (Kenya)
Ice Prince (Nigeria)
Lira (South Africa)
Mokobe (Mali)
Sarkodie (Ghana)
Wizkid (Nigeria)

Best International Act: UK
Emeli Sandé
Wretch 32

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