News: Beyonce & Bruno Mars Lead 2017 BET Award Nominations

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The 2017 BET Award nominations are in. Beyonce and Bruno Mars lead this year’s nominees with seven and five nominations. Bey and Bruno are both up for album of the year and video of the year as well as best female R&B artist and best male R&B artist respectively. Also getting multiple nods were Chance the Rapper, Solange, and Migos with four each. The awards ceremony will air on June 25th at 8PM. Check out the list of nominees below.

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



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