2011 BET Awards Nominations Announced

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Today the 2011 BET Awards nominees were announced by several artist including the host of this years Awards show [lastfm link_type=”artist_info”]Kevin Hart[/lastfm]. So now that has been done? Let the voting began!

The full story comes from Hiphopwired.com:

[lastfm link_type=”artist_info”]Chris Brown[/lastfm] Leads BET Award Nominations

BET has announced the nominees for the 2011 BET Awards and leading the pack is singer Chris Brown.

The 22-year-old has six nominations including “Video Of The Year” and “Best R&B Male Artist” while he’s trailed by [lastfm link_type=”artist_info”]Lil Wayne[/lastfm] with five award nods.

Wayne is up for “Best Male Hip-Hop Artist” and “Viewers Choice” alongside [lastfm link_type=”artist_info”]Drake [/lastfm]who’s nominated alongside [lastfm link_type=”artist_info”]Nicki Minaj [/lastfm]for “Moment For Life.”

Nicki is also nominated in the “Best Female Hip-Hop Artist” category.

Check out the full list of 2011 BET Award nominations below.

Best Female R&B Artist:
[lastfm link_type=”artist_info”]Beyoncé[/lastfm]
[lastfm link_type=”artist_info”]Marsha Ambrosius[/lastfm]
Keri Hilson
[lastfm link_type=”artist_info”]Jennifer Hudson[/lastfm]
[lastfm link_type=”artist_info”]Rihanna[/lastfm]

Best Male Hip-Hop Artist:
[lastfm link_type=”artist_info”]B.o.B[/lastfm]
Drake
Lil Wayne
[lastfm link_type=”artist_info”]Rick Ross[/lastfm]
[lastfm link_type=”artist_info”]Kanye West[/lastfm]

Best Female Hip-Hop Artist:
Nicki Minaj
[lastfm link_type=”artist_info”]Diamond[/lastfm]
[lastfm link_type=”artist_info”]Cymphonique[/lastfm]
[lastfm link_type=”artist_info”]LoLa Monroe[/lastfm]

Best Male R&B Artist:
Chris Brown
[lastfm link_type=”artist_info”]Cee Lo Green[/lastfm]
[lastfm link_type=”artist_info”]Bruno Mars[/lastfm]
[lastfm link_type=”artist_info”]Trey Songz[/lastfm]
[lastfm link_type=”artist_info”]Usher[/lastfm]

Best Group:
[lastfm link_type=”artist_info”]Diddy-Dirty Money[/lastfm]
[lastfm link_type=”artist_info”]Cali Swag District[/lastfm]
[lastfm link_type=”artist_info”]N.E.R.D.[/lastfm]
[lastfm link_type=”artist_info”]New Boyz[/lastfm]
[lastfm link_type=”artist_info”]Travis Porter[/lastfm]

Best Collaboration:
B.o.B f/ [lastfm link_type=”artist_info”]Hayley Williams[/lastfm] – “Airplanes”
Chris Brown f/ Lil Wayne and [lastfm link_type=”artist_info”]Busta Rhymes[/lastfm] – “Look at Me Now”
Chris Brown f/ [lastfm link_type=”artist_info”]Tyga[/lastfm] & [lastfm link_type=”artist_info”]Kevin McCall[/lastfm] – “Deuces”
[lastfm link_type=”artist_info”]Waka Flocka Flame [/lastfm]f/ [lastfm link_type=”artist_info”]Roscoe Dash[/lastfm] & [lastfm link_type=”artist_info”]Wale[/lastfm] – “No Hands”
Rihanna f/ Drake – “What’s My Name?”
Kanye West f/ Rihanna – “All of the Lights”

Video of the Year:
Marsha Ambrosius – “Far Away”
B.o.B. f/ Hayley Williams of [lastfm link_type=”artist_info”]Paramore[/lastfm] – “Airplanes”
Chris Brown f/ Lil Wayne & Busta Rhymes – “Look at Me Now”
[lastfm link_type=”artist_info”]Keri Hilson [/lastfm]- “Pretty Girl Rock”
[lastfm link_type=”artist_info”]Willow Smith [/lastfm]- “Whip My Hair”
Kanye West f/ [lastfm link_type=”artist_info”]Pusha T [/lastfm]- “Runaway”

Video Director of the Year:
Benny Boom
Mr. Boomtown
Chris Robinson
Kanye West
Hype Williams

Best New Artist:
[lastfm link_type=”artist_info”]J. Cole[/lastfm]
[lastfm link_type=”artist_info”]Bruno Mars[/lastfm]
[lastfm link_type=”artist_info”]Miguel[/lastfm]
Willow Smith
[lastfm link_type=”artist_info”]Wiz Khalifa[/lastfm]

Best Gospel:
[lastfm link_type=”artist_info”]Byron Cage[/lastfm]
[lastfm link_type=”artist_info”]Deitrick Haddon[/lastfm]
[lastfm link_type=”artist_info”]Mary Mary[/lastfm]
[lastfm link_type=”artist_info”]Karen Clark Sheard[/lastfm]
[lastfm link_type=”artist_info”]BeBe & CeCe Winans[/lastfm]

Best Actress:
Halle Berry
Taraji P. Henson
Regina King
Zoe Saldana
Kerry Washington

Best Actor:
Laz Alonso
Chris Brown
Don Cheadle
Idris Elba
[lastfm link_type=”artist_info”]Jamie Foxx[/lastfm]

YoungStars Award:
Shenell Edmonds
[lastfm link_type=”artist_info”]Keke Palmer[/lastfm]
[lastfm link_type=”artist_info”]Diggy Simmons[/lastfm]
[lastfm link_type=”artist_info”]Jaden Smith[/lastfm]
Willow Smith

Best Movie:
Death at a Funeral
For Colored Girls
Takers
The Book of Eli
Tyler Perry’s Why Did I Get Married Too?

Sportswoman of the Year:
Tamika Catchings
Candice Dupree
Maya Moore
Serena Williams
Venus Williams

Sportsman of the Year:
Carmelo Anthony
Kobe Bryant
LeBron James
Derrick Rose
Michael Vick

Viewer’s Choice Award:
Chris Brown f/ Lil Wayne & Busta Rhymes – “Look at Me Now”
Lil Wayne f/ [lastfm link_type=”artist_info”]Cory Gunz [/lastfm]- “6 Foot 7 Foot”
[lastfm link_type=”artist_info”]Mindless Behavior[/lastfm] – “My Girl”
Nicki Minaj f/ Drake – “Moment 4 Life”
Rihanna f/ Drake – “What’s My Name”
Trey Songz f/ Nicki Minaj – “Bottoms Up”

Centric Award:
Marsha Ambrosius
[lastfm link_type=”artist_info”]Eric Benet[/lastfm]
Cee-Lo Green
[lastfm link_type=”artist_info”]R. Kelly[/lastfm]
[lastfm link_type=”artist_info”]Kem[/lastfm]

Best International Act: U.K. :
VV Brown
Chipmunk
Laura Izibor
Skepta
Tinchy Stryder
Tinie Tempah

Best International Act: Africa
2Face Idibia (Nigeria)
D’Banj (Nigeria)
D-Black (Ghana)
Angelique Kidjo (Benin)
Fally Ipupa (Congo DR)
Teargas (South Africa)

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