By: Quibian Salazar-Moreno

      Every time Beyonce drops an album, you already know that she’s going own all the categories at music award shows, so it was no surprise that B walked away with six BET Award nominations yesterday. The nominations were announced yesterday at Hollywood’s Renaissance Hotel by 50 Cent, T.I., Robin Thicke and actress Tichina Arnold.

      The show is set to go down on June 26 at the Shrine Auditorium in Los Angeles hosted by Mo’Nique. Both 50 and T.I. will perform on the show, with fans being able to vote on what song 50 should through BET.com. Other multiple nominees include Gnarls Barkley, Jennifer Hudson, Akon, Ciara,  Ludacris, Mary J. Blige and others. Here’s the full list of nominees:

 

Male Hip Hop: Diddy, Jay-Z, Lil Wayne, Ludacris, T.I.

Best Collaboration: Akon featuring Snoop Dogg, "I Wanna Love You"; Beyonce featuring Jay-Z, "Deja Vu"; Beyonce featuring Jay-Z, "Upgrade U"; Diddy featuring Keyshia Cole, "Last Night"; Ludacris featuring Mary J. Blige, "Runaway Love."

Best Female R&B: Beyonce, Mary J. Blige, Ciara, Jennifer Hudson, Corinne Bailey Rae.

Best Male R&B: Akon, John Legend, Gerald Levert, Ne-Yo, Robin Thicke.

Best Group: Gnarls Barkley, Mary Mary, Outkast, Pretty Ricky, Three Six Mafia.

New Artist: Lupe Fiasco, Gnarls Barkley, Jennifer Hudson, MIMS, Corinne Bailey Rae.

Best Gospel Artist: Shirley Caesar, Kirk Franklin, Fred Hammond, Dave Hollister, Mary Mary.

Video of the Year: Akon featuring Snoop Dogg, "I Wanna Love You"; Beyonce, "Irreplaceable"; Beyonce & Shakira, "Beautiful Liar"; Ciara, "Like a Boy"; Gnarls Barkley, "Crazy."

Best Actress: Tichina Arnold, Angela Bassett, Jennifer Hudson, Kerry Washington, Chandra Wilson.

Best Actor: Idris Elba, Jamie Foxx, Eddie Murphy, Will Smith, Forest Whitaker.

Best Female Athlete: Swin Cash, Tamika Catchings, Gail Devers, Lisa Leslie, Serena Williams.

Best Male Athlete: Reggie Bush, LeBron James, Floyd Mayweather Jr., Dwyane Wade, Tiger Woods.

BET J Cool Like That award: Gerald Levert, Brian McKnight, Eric Roberson, Musiq Soulchild, Elisabeth Withers.

BET Choice award: Beyonce, "Irreplaceable"; Birdman & Lil Wayne, "Stuntin’ Like My Daddy"; Bow Wow featuring Chris Brown, "Shortie Like Mine"; Ciara, "Because of You"; Robin Thicke, "Lost Without You"; UNK "Walk It Out."

 

  • http://www.ihiphop.com/Carlito_Bragonti Carlito_Bragonti2

    That should be alot of fun. The funny thing is that niggas will be watching all night. BET has done it again. Always bringing nigga tv to life. First with black real world which is the worst thing on tv and im sure soon they’ll have their own version of Laguna Beach. As for B. just another light skinned rich girl that our young black girls can try an be like. B. has been rich and has had every award. I would be really surprised if she even shows up. Shes to good for BET. THESE AWARDS WILL BE BORING AS HELL.