BET Awards 2016 – Full Nominations List Revealed!

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Following its consistent fashion of celebrating African Americans and other minorities in music, acting, sports, and other fields of entertainment, BET Awards has revealed the full list of nominations for the 2016 BET Awards to the Associated Press.

The list has been announced and Drake leads with nine nods! Beyonce and Rihanna both received five nominations each.

For the best international act Africa, our very own Wizkid and Yemi Alade made it to the list. This makes it the third time the starboy is nominated in the category while it marks the second time Yemi is nominated.

The 2016 BET Awards will air live on Sunday, June 26 from the Microsoft Theater in Los Angeles. This year’s show will mark 15 years of celebrating the black culture since 2001.

See the full list of BET Awards nominations.

Best Female R&B/Pop Artist

ADELE
ANDRA DAY
BEYONCÉ
K. MICHELLE
RIHANNA

Best Male R&B/Pop Artist

BRYSON TILLER
CHRIS BROWN
JEREMIH
THE WEEKND
TYRESE

Best Group

2 CHAINZ & LIL WAYNE
DRAKE & FUTURE
PUFF DADDY & THE FAMILY
RAE SREMMURD
THE INTERNET

Best Collaboration

BIG SEAN FT. CHRIS BROWN & TY DOLLA $IGN – PLAY NO GAMES
BIG SEAN FT. KANYE WEST & JOHN LEGEND – ONE MAN CAN CHANGE THE WORLD
FUTURE FT. DRAKE – WHERE YA AT
NICKI MINAJ FT. BEYONCÉ – FEELING MYSELF
RIHANNA FT. DRAKE – WORK

Best Male Hip Hop Artist

DRAKE
FETTY WAP
FUTURE
J. COLE
KANYE WEST
KENDRICK LAMAR

Best Female Hip Hop Artist

DEJ LOAF
LIL KIM
MISSY ELLIOTT
NICKI MINAJ
REMY MA

Video of the Year

BEYONCÉ – FORMATION
BRYSON TILLER – DON’T
DRAKE – HOTLINE BLING
KENDRICK LAMAR – ALRIGHT
RIHANNA FT. DRAKE – WORK

Video Director of the Year

BENNY BOOM
CHRIS BROWN
COLIN TILLEY & THE LITTLE HOMIES
DIRECTOR X
HYPE WILLIAMS

Best New Artist

ALESSIA CARA
ANDRA DAY
BRYSON TILLER
KEHLANI
TORY LANEZ

Dr. Bobby Jones Best Gospel/Inspirational Award

ANTHONY BROWN & GROUP THERAPY
ERICA CAMPBELL
KIRK FRANKLIN
LECRAE
TAMELA MANN
TASHA COBBS

Best Actress

GABRIELLE UNION
KERRY WASHINGTON
TARAJI P. HENSON
TRACEE ELLIS ROSS
VIOLA DAVIS

Best Actor

ANTHONY ANDERSON
COURTNEY B. VANCE
IDRIS ELBA
MICHAEL B. JORDAN
O’SHEA JACKSON JR.

YoungStars Award

AMANDLA STENBERG
QUVENZHANÉ WALLIS
SILENTÓ
WILLOW SMITH
YARA SHAHIDI

Best Movie

BEASTS OF NO NATION
CONCUSSION
CREED
DOPE
STRAIGHT OUTTA COMPTON

Sportswoman of the Year

CHEYENNE WOODS
GABRIELLE DOUGLAS
SERENA WILLIAMS
SKYLAR DIGGINS
VENUS WILLIAMS

Sportsman of the Year

CAM NEWTON
KOBE BRYANT
LEBRON JAMES
ODELL BECKHAM JR.
STEPHEN CURRY

Coca-Cola Viewers’ Choice Award

BEYONCÉ – FORMATION
BRYSON TILLER – DON’T
CHRIS BROWN – BACK TO SLEEP
DRAKE – HOTLINE BLING
FUTURE FT. DRAKE – WHERE YA AT
RIHANNA FT. DRAKE – WORK

Centric Award

ANDRA DAY – RISE UP
BEYONCÉ – FORMATION
K. MICHELLE – NOT A LITTLE BIT
RIHANNA – BBHMM
THE INTERNET – UNDER CONTROL

Best International Act Africa

AKA (SOUTH AFRICA)
BLACK COFFEE (SOUTH AFRICA)
CASSPER NYOVEST (SOUTH AFRICA)
DIAMOND PLATNUMZ (TANZANIA)
MZVEE (Ghana)
SERGE BEYNAUD (COTE D’IVOIRE)
WIZKID (NIGERIA)
YEMI ALADE (NIGERIA)

Best International Act UK

KANO

KREPT & KONAN
LIANNE LA HAVAS
SKEPTA
STORMZY
TINIE TEMPAH

 

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