2011 BET Awards Nominees


DamnAnthony | May 18, 2011 - 1:03 am

The nominees for the 2011 BET Awards have been announced. Singer Chris Brown has the most nominations with six, while Lil’ Wayne has 5, and Drake, Kanye West and Rihanna come in a tie with four. Take a look at all the categories and nominees below:

Best Female R&B Artist


Marsha Ambrosius

Keri Hilson

Jennifer Hudson



Best Male Hip-Hop Artist



Lil Wayne

Rick Ross

Kanye West


Best Female Hip-Hop Artist

Nicki Minaj



LoLa Monroe


Best Male R&B Artist

Chris Brown

Cee Lo Green

Bruno Mars

Trey Songz



Best Group

Diddy-Dirty Money

Cali Swag District


New Boyz

Travis Porter


Best Collaboration

B.o.B f/ Hayley Williams – “Airplanes”

Chris Brown f/ Lil Wayne and Busta Rhymes – “Look at Me Now”

Chris Brown f/ Tyga & Kevin McCall – “Deuces”

Waka Flocka Flame f/ Roscoe Dash & Wale – “No Hands”

Rihanna f/ Drake – “What’s My Name?”

Kanye West f/ Rihanna – “All of the Lights”


Video of the Year

Marsha Ambrosius – “Far Away”

B.o.B. f/ Hayley Williams of Paramore – “Airplanes”

Chris Brown f/ Lil Wayne & Busta Rhymes – “Look at Me Now”

Keri Hilson – “Pretty Girl Rock”

Willow Smith – “Whip My Hair”

Kanye West f/ Pusha T – “Runaway”


Video Director of the Year

Benny Boom

Mr. Boomtown

Chris Robinson

Kanye West

Hype Williams


Best New Artist

J. Cole

Bruno Mars


Willow Smith

Wiz Khalifa


Best Gospel

Byron Cage

Deitrick Haddon

Mary Mary

Karen Clark Sheard

BeBe & CeCe Winans


Best Actress

Halle Berry

Taraji P. Henson

Regina King

Zoe Saldana

Kerry Washington


Best Actor

Laz Alonso

Chris Brown

Don Cheadle

Idris Elba

Jamie Foxx


YoungStars Award

Shenell Edmonds

Keke Palmer

Diggy Simmons

Jaden Smith

Willow Smith


Best Movie

Death at a Funeral

For Colored Girls


The Book of Eli

Tyler Perry’s Why Did I Get Married Too?


Sportswoman of the Year

Tamika Catchings

Candice Dupree

Maya Moore

Serena Williams

Venus Williams


Sportsman of the Year

Carmelo Anthony

Kobe Bryant

LeBron James

Derrick Rose

Michael Vick


Viewer’s Choice Award

Chris Brown f/ Lil Wayne & Busta Rhymes – “Look at Me Now”

Lil Wayne f/ Cory Gunz – “6 Foot 7 Foot”

Mindless Behavior – “My Girl”

Nicki Minaj f/ Drake – “Moment 4 Life”

Rihanna f/ Drake – “What’s My Name”

Trey Songz f/ Nicki Minaj – “Bottoms Up”


Centric Award

Marsha Ambrosius

Eric Benet

Cee-Lo Green

R. Kelly



Best International Act:


VV Brown


Laura Izibor


Tinchy Stryder

Tinie Tempah


Best International Act:

Africa: 2Face Idibia (Nigeria)

D’Banj (Nigeria)

D-Black (Ghana)

Angelique Kidjo (Benin)

Fally Ipupa (Congo DR)

Teargas (South Africa)