The annual BET Awards are right around the corner. The 2013 edition will be hosted by Chris Tucker and air on June 30th. Today the nominees were revealed, featuring a handful of new school rappers. Macklemore, Kendrick Lamar, A$AP Rocky, Joey Bada$$, and Azealia Banks are all up for awards. Check out some of the categories below.    Best Group   Macklemore & Ryan Lewis   Mary Mary   Mindless Behavior   Slaughterhouse   The Throne (Kanye West & Jay-Z)     Best Collaboration   2 Chainz f/ Drake – No Lie   A$AP Rocky f/ Drake, 2 Chainz and Kendrick Lamar – "Problems"   French Montana f/ Rick Ross, Drake and Lil Wayne – "Pop That"   Kendrick Lamar f/ Drake – "Poetic Justice"   Justin Timberlake f/ Jay-Z – "Suit & Tie"   Kanye West f/ Big Sean, Pusha T and 2 Chainz – "Mercy"     Best Male Hip Hop Artist   2 Chainz   A$AP Rocky   Drake   Future   Kendrick Lamar     Best Female Hip Hop Artist   Azealia Banks   Eve   Nicki Minaj   Rasheeda   Rye Rye     Video of the Year   2 Chainz f/ Drake – "No Lie"   A$AP Rocky f/ Drake, 2 Chainz and Kendrick Lamar – "Problems"   Drake – "Started From The Bottom"   Drake f/ Lil Wayne – "HYFR"   Kendrick Lamar f/ Drake – "Poetic Justice"   Macklemore & Ryan Lewis f/ Wanz – "Thrift Shop"   Miguel – "Adorn"   Rihanna – "Diamonds"   Justin Timberlake f/ Jay-Z – "Suit & Tie"   Kanye West f/ Big Sean, Pusha T and 2 Chainz – "Mercy"     Best New Artist   Azealia Banks   Joey Bada$$   Kendrick Lamar   Trinidad Jame$   The Weeknd
News | May 15, 2013
BET Awards ’13 Nominations Announced
BET Awards
 
The annual BET Awards are right around the corner. The 2013 edition will be hosted by Chris Tucker and air on June 30th. Today the nominees were revealed, featuring a handful of new school rappers. Macklemore, Kendrick Lamar, A$AP Rocky, Joey Bada$$, and Azealia Banks are all up for awards. Check out some of the categories below. 
 
Best Group
 
Macklemore & Ryan Lewis
 
Mary Mary
 
Mindless Behavior
 
Slaughterhouse
 
The Throne (Kanye West & Jay-Z)
 
 
Best Collaboration
 
2 Chainz f/ Drake – No Lie
 
A$AP Rocky f/ Drake, 2 Chainz and Kendrick Lamar – "Problems"
 
French Montana f/ Rick Ross, Drake and Lil Wayne – "Pop That"
 
Kendrick Lamar f/ Drake – "Poetic Justice"
 
Justin Timberlake f/ Jay-Z – "Suit & Tie"
 
Kanye West f/ Big Sean, Pusha T and 2 Chainz – "Mercy"
 
 
Best Male Hip Hop Artist
 
2 Chainz
 
A$AP Rocky
 
Drake
 
Future
 
Kendrick Lamar
 
 
Best Female Hip Hop Artist
 
Azealia Banks
 
Eve
 
Nicki Minaj
 
Rasheeda
 
Rye Rye
 
 
Video of the Year
 
2 Chainz f/ Drake – "No Lie"
 
A$AP Rocky f/ Drake, 2 Chainz and Kendrick Lamar – "Problems"
 
Drake – "Started From The Bottom"
 
Drake f/ Lil Wayne – "HYFR"
 
Kendrick Lamar f/ Drake – "Poetic Justice"
 
Macklemore & Ryan Lewis f/ Wanz – "Thrift Shop"
 
Miguel – "Adorn"
 
Rihanna – "Diamonds"
 
Justin Timberlake f/ Jay-Z – "Suit & Tie"
 
Kanye West f/ Big Sean, Pusha T and 2 Chainz – "Mercy"
 
 
Best New Artist
 
Azealia Banks
 
Joey Bada$$
 
Kendrick Lamar
 
Trinidad Jame$
 
The Weeknd