BET Awards 2016 Nominees Announced

Anthony Brown

Nominations for the 2016 BET Awards have been announced. The BET Awards honor achievements in music, movies, television and sports. This year's ceremony will air live at 8 p.m. ET on Sunday, June 26, from inside the Microsoft Theater in L.A.  The gospel category nominees are Anthony Brown & Group TherAPy, Bobby Jones, Erica Campbell, Kirk Franklin, Lecrae, Tamela Mann, and Tasha Cobbs.

This year's ceremony will air live at 8 p.m. ET on Sunday, June 26 at Los Angeles' Microsoft Theater. Check out the full list of nominees below, check out the complete list of 2015 BET Awards winners here, and stay tuned for announcements regarding performances at the show.

Best Female R&B/Pop Artist


Andra Day


K. Michelle


Best Male R&B/Pop Artist

Bryson Tiller

Chris Brown


The Weeknd


Best Group

2 Chainz & Lil Wayne

Drake & Future

Puff Daddy & The Family

Rae Sremmurd

The Internet

Best Collaboration

Big Sean feat. Chris Brown & Ty Dolla $ign - "Play No Games"

Big Sean feat. Kanye West & John Legend - "One Man Can Change the World"

Future feat. Drake - "Where Ya At"

Nicki Minaj feat. Beyoncé - "Feeling Myself"

Rihanna feat. Drake - "Work"

Best Male Hip Hop Artist


Fetty Wap


J. Cole

Kanye West

Kendrick Lamar

Best Female Hip Hop Artist

Dej Loaf

Lil Kim

Missy Elliott

Nicki Minaj

Remy Ma

Video of the Year

Beyoncé - "Formation"

Bryson Tiller - "Don't"

Drake - "Hotline Bling"

Kendrick Lamar - "Alright"

Rihanna feat. Drake - "Work"

Video Director of the Year

Benny Boom

Chris Brown

Colin Tilley & The Little Homies

Director X

Hype Williams

Best New Artist

Alessia Cara

Andra Day

Bryson Tiller


Tory Lanez

Dr. Bobby Jones Best Gospel/Inspirational Award

Anthony Brown & Group Therapy

Erica Campbell

Kirk Franklin


Tamela Mann

Tasha Cobbs

Best Actress

Gabrielle Union

Kerry Washington

Taraji P. Henson

Tracee Ellis Ross

Viola Davis

Best Actor

Anthony Anderson

Courtney B. Vance

Idris Elba

Michael B. Jordan

O'shea Jackson Jr.

Youngstars Award

Amandla Stenberg

Quvenzhané Wallis


Willow Smith

Yara Shahidi

Best Movie

Beasts of No Nation




Straight Outta Compton

Sportswoman of the Year

Cheyenne Woods

Gabrielle Douglas

Serena Williams

Skylar Diggins

Venus Williams

Sportsman of the Year

Cam Newton

Kobe Bryant

Lebron James

Odell Beckham Jr.

Stephen Curry

Coca-Cola Viewers' Choice Award

Beyoncé - "Formation"

Bryson Tiller - "Don't"

Chris Brown - "Back to Sleep"

Drake - "Hotline Bling"

Future feat. Drake - "Where Ya At"

Rihanna feat. Drake - "Work"

Centric Award

Andra Day - "Rise Up"

Beyoncé - "Formation"

K. Michelle - "Not a Little Bit"

Rihanna - "Bitch Better Have My Money"

The Internet - "Under Control"

Best International Act Africa

Aka (South Africa)

Black Coffee (South Africa)

Cassper Nyovest (South Africa)

Diamond Platnumz (Tanzania)

Mzvee (Ghana)

Serge Beynaud (Cote D'ivoire)

Wizkid (Nigeria)

Yemi Alade (Nigeria)

Best International Act U.K.


Krept & Konan

Lianne La Havas



Tinie Tempah



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