BET Awards: Nominees List & we predict the winners

BET Awards: Nominees List & we predict the winners!

Oh it’s on an poppin’ this year as we get set to watch the BET Awards on 1 July at the LA Shrine Auditorium, hosted by the one and only Samuel L. Jackson.  Drawing almost 8 million viewers last year, this year is set to be even higher, especially with their new category Best International Act. Last year it was Teargas repping SA, and this year its crooner Lira. Joining her in this category are Camp Mulla (Kenya)/ Ice Prince (Nigeria)/ Mokobe (Mali)/ Sarkodie (Ghana)/ Wizkid (Nigeria). Check out the rest of the nominees (we’ve bolded our set of predicted winners):

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

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

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

Best Female Hip-Hop Artist
Nicki Minaj
Brianna Perry

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

 Best New Artist
A$AP Rocky
Big Sean
Meek Mill

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

Video of the Year
Beyoncé – Countdown
Beyoncé – Love on Top
The Throne (Jay-Z & Kanye West) – Ni**as in Paris
The Throne (Jay-Z & Kanye West) – Otis
Usher – Climax

Video Director of the Year
Beyoncé and Alan Ferguson
Benny Boom
Chris Brown and Godfrey Tabarez
Kanye West
Hype Williams

YoungStars Award
Jacob Latimore
Keke Palmer
Willow Smith

Viewers’ Choice Award
Drake ft./ Lil Wayne & Tyga – The Motto
Beyoncé – Love on Top
Chris Brown – Turn Up the Music
Mindless Behavior – Hello
The Throne ft./ Otis Redding – Otis
Wale ft./ Miguel – Lotus Flower Bomb

Centric Award
Robert Glasper
Robin Thicke

Best International Act: U.K.
Emeli Sande
Wretch 32

Best Actress
Angela Bassett
Viola Davis
Taraji P. Henson
Regina King
Zoe Saldana

Best Actor
Don Cheadle
Idris Elba
Kevin Hart
Denzel Washington

Best Movie
Good Deeds
Jumping the Broom
Laugh at My Pain
Red Tails
The Help

Sportswoman of the Year
Skylar Diggins
Candace Parker
Brittney Griner
Serena Williams
Venus Williams

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

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