2017 BET Awards Nominees

It’s that time of the year again, yes, the 2017 BET Awards are just around the corner. ​Spearheaded by Beyoncé, Bruno Mars and independent hip-hop king Chance The Rapper lead this years nominations with Solange and ATL rap trio Migos trailing behind closely.

Beyoncé’s nods, totaling seven, include best female R&B/pop artist, best collaboration, album of the year and video of the year; while Mars, who’s also up for album of the year and video of the year, grabbed a nomination for best male R&B/pop artist as well. QC’s leading act, the Migos,’ nominations include best group and best collaboration for their summer smash “Bad and Bougee” with Lil Uzi Vert.

Chicago native and Grammy Award Winner, CTR, is nominated for Best male hip-hop artist and best new artist alongside nominee along with 21 Savage, Cardi B, Khalid and Young M.A. Check out the full list nominee’s after the break and be sure to catch the award show live on June 25 from the Microsoft Theater in Los Angeles at 8PM eastern.

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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
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

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
4 Your Eyez Only – J. Cole
A Seat at the Table – Solange
Coloring Book – Chance the Rapper
Lemonade – ​Beyoncé


[via Billboard]

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