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BET Award Nominations Have Been Announced

The BET awards are right around the corner. The nominations have been announced earlier this week and some were excepted and some were surprises. Leading the nominations  is none other than the Queen herself, Beyonce! Queen B has a total of seven nominations including Album of the Year, Best Female R&B/Pop Artist and Best Collaboration for “Freedom” featuring Kendrick Lamar.

Bruno Mars is right behind Beyonce with five nominations including Best Male R&B/Pop Artist and Album of the Year. Also this year a regular, shmegular girl from the Bronx named Cardi B was nominated for her first award ever! Cardi B was nominated for Best Female Hip Hop Artist. Her over joyed reaction to the news took over social media. A huge congratulations to her and all of the other nominees. Check out the full list of nominations below.

The 17th Annual BET Awards will be on June 25 at 8 p.m at the Microsoft Theater in Los Angeles.

BET AWARDS 2017 NOMINATIONS

ALBUM OF THE YEAR
24K Magic – Bruno Mars
4 Your Eyez Only – J. Cole
A Seat at the Table – Solange
Coloring Book – Chance the Rapper
Lemonade – ​Beyoncé

BEST FEMALE R&B/POP ARTIST
​Beyoncé
​Kehlani
Mary J. Blige
Rihanna
Solange

BEST MALE R&B/POP ARTIST
Bruno Mars
Chris Brown
The Weeknd
Trey Songz
Usher

BEST GROUP
2 Chainz & Lil Wayne
A Tribe Called Quest
Fat Joe & Remy Ma
Migos
Rae Sremmurd

BEST COLLABORATION
Beyoncé ft. Kendrick Lamar – “Freedom”
Chance the Rapper ft. 2 Chainz & Lil Wayne – “No Problem”
Chris Brown ft. Gucci Mane & Usher – “Party”
DJ Khaled ft. ​Beyoncé & Jay Z – “Shining”
​Migos ft. Lil Uzi Vert – “Bad and Boujee”
Rae Sremmurd ft. Gucci Mane – “Black Beatles”

BEST MALE HIP-HOP ARTIST
Big Sean
Chance the Rapper
Drake
Future
J. Cole
Kendrick Lamar

BEST FEMALE HIP-HOP ARTIST
Cardi B
Missy Elliott
Nicki Minaj
Remy Ma
Young M.A.

VIDEO OF THE YEAR
Beyoncé – “Sorry”
Big Sean – “Bounce Back”
Bruno Mars – “24K Magic”
Migos ft. Lil Uzi Vert – “Bad and Boujee”
Solange – “Cranes in the Sky” ​

VIDEO DIRECTOR OF THE YEAR
Benny Boom – Kehlani, “CRZY”
Bruno Mars & Jonathan Lia – Bruno Mars, “That’s What I Like”
Director X – Zayn Malik, “Like I Would”
Hype Williams – Tyga “Gucci Snakes ft. Desiigner”
Kahlil Joseph & ​Beyoncé Knowles-Carter – ​Beyoncé, “Sorry”​

BEST NEW ARTIST
21 Savage
Cardi B
Chance the Rapper
Khalid
Young M.A.

COCA-COLA VIEWERS’ CHOICE AWARD
Drake – “Fake Love”
Migos feat. Lil Uzi Vert – “Bad and Boujee”
The Weeknd feat. Daft Punk – “Starboy”
Rae Sremmurd feat. Gucci Mane – “Black Beatles”
Bruno Mars – “24K Magic”
Beyoncé – “Sorry”

CENTRIC AWARD
Fantasia – “Sleeping With the One I Love”
Kehlani – “Distraction”
Mary J. Blige – “Thick of It”
Solange – “Cranes in the Sky”
Syd – “All About Me”
Yuna feat. Usher – “Crush”

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