Not to be confused with the BET Hip Hop Awards, the BET Awards celebrate the culture as a whole, which also includes hip hop. The 2014 BET Awards nominees were revealed today, with most notably Drake and Kendrick Lamar battling it out for Best Male Hip Hop Artist. The awards will air live this year from Los Angeles on June 29th. You can check out the full list of categories and nominees below.   Best Female R&B/Pop Artist  Beyoncé Janelle Monáe Jhené Aiko K. Michelle Rihanna Tamar Braxton   Best Male R&B/Pop Artist  August Alsina Chris Brown John Legend Justin Timberlake Pharrell Williams   Best Group A$AP Mob Daft Punk Macklemore & Ryan Lewis TGT Young Money   Best Collaboration August Alsina f/ Trinidad Jame$ – I Luv This Beyoncé f/ JAY Z – Drunk In Love Drake f/ Majid Jordan – Hold On (We’re Going Home) JAY Z f/ Justin Timberlake – Holy Grail Robin Thicke f/ T.I. & Pharrell Williams – Blurred Lines YG f/ Jeezy & Rich Homie Quan – My Hitta   Best Male Hip Hop Artist  Drake Future J. Cole JAY Z Kendrick Lamar   Best Female Hip Hop Artist  Angel Haze Charli Baltimore Eve Iggy Azalea Nicki Minaj   Video of the Year Beyoncé – Partition Beyoncé f/ JAY Z – Drunk In Love Chris Brown – Fine China Drake – Worst Behavior Pharrell Williams – Happy   Video Director of the Year  Benny Boom Chris Brown Colin Tilley Director X Hype Williams   Best New Artist Ariana Grande August Alsina Mack Wilds Rich Homie Quan ScHoolboy Q   Best Gospel Artist Donnie McClurkin Erica Campbell Hezekiah Walker Tamela Mann Tye Tribbett   Best Actress Angela Bassett Gabrielle Union Kerry Washington Lupita Nyong’o Oprah Winfrey   Best Actor Chiwetel Ejiofor Forest Whitaker Idris Elba Kevin Hart Michael B. Jordan   YoungStars Award Gabrielle Douglas Jacob Latimore Jaden Smith KeKe Palmer Zendaya   Best Movie 12 Years a Slave The Best Man Holiday Fruitvale Station Kevin Hart: Let Me Explain Lee Daniels’ The Butler   Subway Sportswoman of the Year Brittney Griner Lolo Jones Serena Williams Skylar Diggins Venus Williams   Subway Sportsman of the Year Blake Griffin Carmelo Anthony Floyd Mayweather Jr. Kevin Durant LeBron James   Centric Award Aloe Blacc – The Man Jennifer Hudson f/ T.I. – I Can’t Describe (The Way I Feel) Jhené Aiko – The Worst LiV Warfield – Why Do You Lie? Wale f/ Sam Dew – LoveHate Thing   Best International Act: Africa Davido (Nigeria) Diamond Platnumz (Tanzania) Mafikizolo (South Africa) Sarkodie (Ghana) Tiwa Savage (Nigeria) Toofan (Togo)   Best International Act: UK  Dizzee Rascal Ghetts Krept & Konan Laura Mvula Rita Ora Tinie Tempah
News | May 14, 2014
2014 BET Awards Nominees Revealed

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Not to be confused with the BET Hip Hop Awards, the BET Awards celebrate the culture as a whole, which also includes hip hop. The 2014 BET Awards nominees were revealed today, with most notably Drake and Kendrick Lamar battling it out for Best Male Hip Hop Artist. The awards will air live this year from Los Angeles on June 29th. You can check out the full list of categories and nominees below.

 

Best Female R&B/Pop Artist 

Beyoncé

Janelle Monáe

Jhené Aiko

K. Michelle

Rihanna

Tamar Braxton

 

Best Male R&B/Pop Artist 

August Alsina

Chris Brown

John Legend

Justin Timberlake

Pharrell Williams

 

Best Group

A$AP Mob

Daft Punk

Macklemore & Ryan Lewis

TGT

Young Money

 

Best Collaboration

August Alsina f/ Trinidad Jame$ – I Luv This

Beyoncé f/ JAY Z – Drunk In Love

Drake f/ Majid Jordan – Hold On (We’re Going Home)

JAY Z f/ Justin Timberlake – Holy Grail

Robin Thicke f/ T.I. & Pharrell Williams – Blurred Lines

YG f/ Jeezy & Rich Homie Quan – My Hitta

 

Best Male Hip Hop Artist 

Drake

Future

J. Cole

JAY Z

Kendrick Lamar

 

Best Female Hip Hop Artist 

Angel Haze

Charli Baltimore

Eve

Iggy Azalea

Nicki Minaj

 

Video of the Year

Beyoncé – Partition

Beyoncé f/ JAY Z – Drunk In Love

Chris Brown – Fine China

Drake – Worst Behavior

Pharrell Williams – Happy

 

Video Director of the Year 

Benny Boom

Chris Brown

Colin Tilley

Director X

Hype Williams

 

Best New Artist

Ariana Grande

August Alsina

Mack Wilds

Rich Homie Quan

ScHoolboy Q

 

Best Gospel Artist

Donnie McClurkin

Erica Campbell

Hezekiah Walker

Tamela Mann

Tye Tribbett

 

Best Actress

Angela Bassett

Gabrielle Union

Kerry Washington

Lupita Nyong’o

Oprah Winfrey

 

Best Actor

Chiwetel Ejiofor

Forest Whitaker

Idris Elba

Kevin Hart

Michael B. Jordan

 

YoungStars Award

Gabrielle Douglas

Jacob Latimore

Jaden Smith

KeKe Palmer

Zendaya

 

Best Movie

12 Years a Slave

The Best Man Holiday

Fruitvale Station

Kevin Hart: Let Me Explain

Lee Daniels’ The Butler

 

Subway Sportswoman of the Year

Brittney Griner

Lolo Jones

Serena Williams

Skylar Diggins

Venus Williams

 

Subway Sportsman of the Year

Blake Griffin

Carmelo Anthony

Floyd Mayweather Jr.

Kevin Durant

LeBron James

 

Centric Award

Aloe Blacc – The Man

Jennifer Hudson f/ T.I. – I Can’t Describe (The Way I Feel)

Jhené Aiko – The Worst

LiV Warfield – Why Do You Lie?

Wale f/ Sam Dew – LoveHate Thing

 

Best International Act: Africa

Davido (Nigeria)

Diamond Platnumz (Tanzania)

Mafikizolo (South Africa)

Sarkodie (Ghana)

Tiwa Savage (Nigeria)

Toofan (Togo)

 

Best International Act: UK 

Dizzee Rascal

Ghetts

Krept & Konan

Laura Mvula

Rita Ora

Tinie Tempah


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