Chris Brown leads the pack with six in the Bet Awards 2011 nominees. Lil Wayne is right behind with five nominees and Kanye, Drake and Rihanna all racked in four. The Bet Awards will broadcast live in Los Angeles on June 26, 2011.
Kevin Hart hosts the ceremony. Here are some of the categories listed below:
Best Female R&B Artist: Beyoncé, Marsha Ambrosius, Keri Hilson, Jennifer Hudson, and Rihanna
Best Male Hip-Hop Artist: B.o.B, Drake, Lil Wayne, Rick Ross, and Kanye West for Bet Awards 2011 nominees
Best Female Hip-Hop Artist: Nicki Minaj, Diamond, Cymphonique, and LoLa Monroe
Best Male R&B Artist: Chris Brown, Cee Lo Green, Bruno Mars, Trey Songz, and Usher
Best Group: Diddy-Dirty Money, Cali Swag District, N.E.R.D., New Boyz, and Travis Porter
Best Collaboration: B.o.B f/ Hayley Williams – “Airplanes,” Chris Brown f/ Lil Wayne and Busta Rhymes – “Look at Me Now,” Chris Brown f/ Tyga & Kevin McCall – “Deuces,” Waka Flocka Flame f/ Roscoe Dash & Wale – “No Hands,” Rihanna f/ Drake – “What’s My Name?,” and Kanye West f/ Rihanna – “All of the Lights”
Video of the Year: Marsha Ambrosius – “Far Away,” B.o.B. f/ Hayley Williams of Paramore – “Airplanes,” Chris Brown f/ Lil Wayne & Busta Rhymes – “Look at Me Now,” Keri Hilson – “Pretty Girl Rock,” Willow Smith – “Whip My Hair,” and
Kanye West f/ Pusha T – “Runaway”
Video Director of the Year: Benny Boom, Mr. Boomtown, Chris Robinson, Kanye West, and Hype Williams
Best New Artist: J. Cole, Bruno Mars, Miguel, Willow Smith, and Wiz Khalifa
Best Gospel: Byron Cage, Deitrick Haddon, Mary Mary, Karen Clark Sheard, and BeBe & CeCe Winans
Best Actress: Halle Berry, Taraji P. Henson, Regina King, Zoe Saldana, and Kerry Washington
Best Actor: Laz Alonso, Chris Brown, Don Cheadle, Idris Elba, and Jamie Foxx
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