Wednesday, May 19, 2010

BET Award Nominees

Queen Latifah and Dirty Money were both on hand to announce the 2010 BET Awards nominees. The show will be hosted by Latifah and takes place on June 27 in L.A. Jay-Z leads the pack with give nominations and performances will include Drake, Nicki Minaj, Dirty Money, and Trey Songz. Sorry for the long scrolling list but I had to do the way, before you ask, Monica was left out of the R&B slot because BET didn't want to be biased cause of her show on its network. SMH. Here's a list of some of the big categories.

Viewers Choice Nominees:

Beyoncé “Sweet Dreams”/ Jay-Z Ft. Alicia Keys “Empire State of Mind”/ Monica “Everything To Me”/ Rihanna Ft. Young Jeezy “Hard”/ Trey Songz Ft. Fabolous “Say Aah”/ Young Money Ft. Lloyd “Bedrock”

Best Collaboration:
Beyoncé Ft. Lada Gaga “Video Phone”/ B.o.B. Ft. Bruno Mars “Nothin’ On You”/ Drake Ft. Trey Songz “Successful”/ Drake Ft. Kanye West, Lil Wayne, & Eminem “Forever”/ Trey Songz Ft. Fabolous “Say Aah”

Best Female Hip Hop Artist:
Ester Dean/ Lil Kim/ Nicki Minaj/ Rasheeda/ Trina

Best Male Hip Hop Artist:
B.o.B./ Drake/ Fabolous/ Jay-Z/ Ludacris

Best New Artist:
Justin Bieber/ Melanie Fiona/ Nicki Minaj/ Wale/ Young Money

Best Female R&B Artist:
Beyonce/ Mary J. Blige/ Melanie Fiona/ Alicia Keys/ Rihanna

Best Male R&B Artist:
Chris Brown/ Raheem DaVaughn/ Maxwell/ Trey Songz/ Usher

Best Group:
Black Eyed Peas/ The Clipse Diddy & Dirty Money/ The New Boyz/ Young Money

Video of the Year:
Beyoncé Ft. Lada Gaga “Video Phone”/ B.o.B. Ft. Bruno Mars “Nothin’ On You”/ Melanie Fiona “It Kills Me”/ Jay-Z Ft. Alicia Keys “Empire State of Mind”/ Jay-Z Ft. Kanye West & Rihanna “Run This Town”

Video Director of the Year:
Benny Boom/ Gil Green/ Anthony Mandler/ Chris Robinson/ Hype Williams

Best Actress:
Taraji P. Henson/ Regina King/ Mo’Nique/ Zoe Saldana/ Gaborey Sidibe

Best Actor:
Quinton Aaron/ Don Cheadle/ Idris Elba/ Jamie Foxx/ Denzel Washington

Best Movie:
Avatar/ Law Abiding Citizen/ Michael Jackson: This Is It/ Precious/ The Blindside

Centric Award:
Melanie Fiona/ Maxwell/ Chrisette Michele/ Monica/ Sade

Best International Act
Kojo Antwi/ Chipmunk/ Dizzee Rascal/ Estelle/ Hip Hop Pantsula/ K’NAAN/ M.I./ P-Square/ Corinne Bailey Rae/ Sade

1 comment:

  1. Crazy New YorkerMay 19, 2010 at 12:18 PM

    BET should be ashamed, it's like a friggen Uncle Tom show. Justin Beiber??