BET Awards Nominations '13

 

BET Awards ’13 Nominations: Full List 

 

 

 

The tempo of this year’s BET Awards ’13 has officially been turned-up... Anything Can Happen!

 


From the luxurious rooftop of Icon Ultra Lounge in Downtown Los Angeles, President of Music Programming and Specials, Stephen G. Hill introduced the announcement of the nominees with show host, Chris Tucker, Tamar Braxton, Kendrick Lamar, Chris Brown, and Cadillac Lifetime Achievement Award recipient Charlie Wilson.

 


The vibe was about this year’s awards and the exponential growth of the BET Awards into the BET Experience at L.A. Live.

 

Opening the BET Awards ’13 will be performances by Chris Brown and R. Kelly along with other household names to be announced in-tandem with Beyoncé, Mrs. Carter Tour at the Staples Center during the inaugural launch of BET Experience.


Snoop Dogg, Miguel, J. Cole, ScHoolboy Q, New Edition, Erykah Badu, Kendrick Lamar, among others will also perform overall. That is extreme firepower to display within this 3-day extravaganza.

 

Drake swept all nominees with 12 nominations, including Best Male Hip Hop Artist and Video of the Year, along 2 Chainz and Kendrick Lamar deadlocked for second with 8 nominations, each.

 

 The coveted Video of the Year Award is also very competitive with Rihanna, Justin Timberlake, Kanye West, A$AP Rocky, Kendrick Lamar, Miguel, Macklemore & Ryan Lewis all in position to take home the trophy.

 

 

 

Here’s the full list of nominees for the BET Awards ’13.

 

Best Female R&B/Pop Artist

Beyoncé

Tamar Braxton

Alicia Keys

Rihanna

Elle Varner



Best Male R&B/Pop Artist

Chris Brown

Bruno Mars

Miguel

Justin Timberlake

Usher

 

Best Group

Macklemore & Ryan Lewis

Mary Mary

Mindless Behavior

Slaughterhouse

The Throne (Kanye West & Jay-Z)



Best Collaboration

2 Chainz f/ Drake – No Lie

A$AP Rocky f/ Drake, 2 Chainz and Kendrick Lamar – Problems

French Montana f/ Rick Ross, Drake and Lil Wayne – Pop That

Kendrick Lamar f/ Drake – Poetic Justice

Justin Timberlake f/ Jay-Z – Suit & Tie

Kanye West f/ Big Sean, Pusha T and 2 Chainz – Mercy



Best Male Hip Hop Artist

2 Chainz

A$AP Rocky

Drake

Future

Kendrick Lamar



Best Female Hip Hop Artist

Azealia Banks

Eve

Nicki Minaj

Rasheeda

Rye Rye

 


Video of the Year

2 Chainz f/ Drake – No Lie

A$AP Rocky f/ Drake, 2 Chainz and Kendrick Lamar – Problems

Drake – Started From The Bottom

Drake f/ Lil Wayne – HYFR

Kendrick Lamar f/ Drake – Poetic Justice

Macklemore & Ryan Lewis f/ Wanz – Thrift Shop

Miguel – Adorn

Rihanna – Diamonds

Justin Timberlake f/ Jay-Z – Suit & Tie

Kanye West f/ Big Sean, Pusha T and 2 Chainz – Mercy



Video Director of the Year

A$AP Rocky & Sam Lecca

Benny Boom

Director X

Dre Films

Hype Williams

 


Best New Artist

Azealia Banks

Joey Bada$$

Kendrick Lamar

Trinidad Jame$

The Weeknd



Best Gospel Artist

Deitrick Haddon

Lecrae

Tamela Mann

Mary Mary

Marvin Sapp

 


Best Actress

Angela Bassett

Halle Berry

Taraji P. Henson

Gabrielle Union

Kerry Washington



Best Actor

Don Cheadle

Common

Jamie Foxx

Samuel L. Jackson

Denzel Washington



Young Stars Award

Gabrielle Douglas

Jacob Latimore

Keke Palmer

Jaden Smith

Quvenzhané Wallis



Best Movie

Beasts of the Southern Wild

Django Unchained

Something from Nothing: The Art of Rap

Sparkle

Think Like A Man



Subway Sportswoman of the Year

Gabrielle Douglas

Brittney Griner

Candace Parker

Serena Williams

Venus Williams



Subway Sportsman of the Year

Victor Cruz

Kevin Durant

Robert Griffin III

LeBron James

Ray Lewis



Coca-Cola Viewers Choice Award

A$AP Rocky f/ Drake, 2 Chainz and Kendrick Lamar – Problems

Drake – Started From The Bottom

Kendrick Lamar – Swimming Pools (Drank)

Miguel – Adorn

Rihanna – Diamonds

Justin Timberlake f/ Jay-Z – Suit & Tie

 

 


Centric Award

Tamar Braxton – Love and War

Fantasia – Lose To Win

Miguel – Adorn

Nas – Daughters

Charlie Wilson – My Love Is All I Have

 

 

Best International Act: Africa

2Face Idibia (Nigeria)

Toya Delazy (South Africa)

Donald (South Africa)

Ice Prince (Nigeria)

R2Bees (Ghana)

Radio and Weasel (Uganda)



Best International Act: UK

Marsha Ambrosius

Estelle

Labrinth

Rita Ora

Emeli Sandé

 

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