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
The show is set to go down on June 26 at the Shrine Auditorium in
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,
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."