BET Awards ’13 Nominations Announced


VIXEN | May 15, 2013 - 8:35 am

BET Awards ’13 nominations were announced Tuesday (May 14) by Chris Brown, Tamar Braxton, Kendrick Lamar, Stephen Hill, Charlie Wilson and Chris Tucker. Check out the full nominations list below and make sure to tune in June 13 at 8 p.m. EST.

Best Female R&B/Pop Artist


Tamar Braxton

Alicia Keys


Elle Varner

Best Male R&B/Pop Artist

Chris Brown

Bruno Mars


Justin Timberlake


Best Group

Macklemore & Ryan Lewis

Mary Mary

Mindless Behavior


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



Kendrick Lamar

Best Female Hip Hop Artist

Azealia Banks


Nicki Minaj


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


Tamela Mann

Mary Mary

Marvin Sapp

Best Actress

Angela Bassett

Halle Berry

Taraji P. Henson

Gabrielle Union

Kerry Washington

Best Actor

Don Cheadle


Jamie Foxx

Samuel L. Jackson

Denzel Washington

YoungStars 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


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



Rita Ora

Emeli Sandé