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BET Awards Announce 2015 Nominees

BET Awards Announce 2015 Nominees

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May 18th, 2015

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Tied with six nominations apiece, Chris Brown and Nicki Minaj top the list of nominees for the 2015 BET Awards.

Beyoncé and Lil Wayne follow with four nominations each, while Sam Smith scores two nominations. Celebrating its 15th anniversary this year, the BET Awards will air live from Los Angeles’ Nokia Theatre on Sunday, June 28, at 8 p.m. ET.

Joining Smith as a nominee in the best new artist category are Bobby Shmurda, Dej Loaf, Fetty Wap, Rae Sremmurd and Tinashé. Critically acclaimed newcomer FKA Twigs is nominated for best international act: UK. All told, the BET Awards recognizes artists, entertainers and athletes across 20 categories.

We’ve got the full list of nominees. Check out the hip hop-related ones below, and the full list here.

AND THE NOMINEES ARE…

Best Female R&B/Pop Artist

  • Beyonce
  • Janelle Monae
  • Jhene Aiko
  • Ciara
  • Rihanna

  Best Male R&B/Pop Artist

  • Chris Brown
  • Trey Songz
  • The Weeknd
  • August Alsina
  • Usher
  • John Legend

  Best Group

  • A$AP Mob
  • Migos
  • Rae Sremmurd
  • Rich Gang
  • Young Money
  • Jodeci

Best Collaboration

  • Chris Brown f/ Lil Wayne & Tyga – “Loyal”
  • Big Sean f/ E-40 – “IDFWU”
  • August Alsina f/ Nicki Minaj – “No Love” (Remix)
  • Chris Brown f/ Usher & Rick Ross – “New Flame”
  • Common & John Legend – “Glory”
  • Mark Ronson & Bruno Mars – “Uptown Funk”

  Best male Hip Hop Artist

  • Kendrick Lamar
  • Common
  • Big Sean
  • Drake
  • J. Cole
  • Wale

  Best Female Hip Hop Artist

  • Azealia Banks
  • Dej Loaf
  • Iggy Azalea
  • Tink
  • Nicki Minaj
  • Trina

  Video of the Year

  • Beyonce – “7/11”
  • Big Sean – “IDFWU”
  • Chris Brown – “Loyal”
  • Chris Brown – “New Flame”
  • Common & John Legend – “Glory”
  • Nicki Minaj – “Anaconda”

  Best New Artist

  • Bobby Shmurda
  • Dej Loaf
  • Fetty Wap
  • Rae Sremmurd
  • Sam Smith
  • Tinashe

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