By: Michael Stevens
Published: Jun 26, 2021

Bet Awards 2011 Artist Nominees

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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