2017 BET Awards Nominees + Predictions+ Who’s Leading in Nominations



It’s that time again!  The BET Awards are right around the corner and the nominees per category were just announced on yesterday.  BET even threw a new International category in the mix.  Here it is the 17th year; the BET Awards will air live on June 25th from the Microsoft Theater in Los Angeles at 8 PM EST.  The awards ceremony will be the cap to the annual BET Experience at L.A. Live in Los Angeles from June 22nd-June 25th.

Beyonce is taking the lead on this one with 7 nominations this year, while Bruno Mars is trailing right behind with five.  Chance the Rapper, Solange, and Migos are tied up with four a piece.

The BET Awards will recognize achievements in film, television, music, sports, and international categories as well spreading recognition across more than 19 categories.  Here are a few of the categories listed below, but the complete list here:

Best Female R&B/Pop Artist

Mary J. Blige

Best Male R&B/Pop Artist

Bruno Mars
Chris Brown
The Weeknd
Trey Songz

Best Group

2 Chainz & Lil Wayne
A Tribe Called Quest
Fat Joe & Remy Ma (1st pick)
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 
J. Cole
Kendrick Lamar (1st pick)

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
Young M.A.

Album of the Year

24K Magic – Bruno Mars (1st pick)
4 Your Eyez Only – J. Cole
A Seat at the Table – Solange
Coloring Book – Chance the Rapper (3rd pick)
Lemonade – Beyoncé (2nd pick)


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