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The 2012 BET Awards Nominations

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(Photo by Kevin Winter/Getty Images)

(Photo by Kevin Winter/Getty Images)

The nominations for this year’s BET Awards were announced today, and Kanye West leads all nominations with 7. His homie Jay-Z has 5 nominations, and his wife Beyonce has 6. Tune in July 1 to see who wins what.

Video of the year
Beyonce – Love on Top
Beyonce – Countdown
The Throne (Jay-Z & Kanye West) – N’s in Paris
The Throne (Jay-Z & Kanye West) – Otis
Usher – Climax

Viewers’ Choice
Beyonce – Love on Top
Chris Brown – Turn up the Music
Drake & Tyga – The Motto
Mindless Behavior
Jay-Z & Kanye West – Otis
Wale & Miguel – Lotus Flower Bomb

Best Group
Bad Meets Evil
Diddy Dirty Money
Maybach Music Group
Mindless Behavior
The Throne (Jay-Z & Kanye West)

Best Collaboration
Beyonce ft. J Cole – Party
Big Sean ft. Kanye West & Roscoe Dash – Marvin Gaye & Chardonnay
DJ Khaled, Drake, Lil Wayne, Rick Ross – I’m On One
Drake & Tyga – The Motto
The Throne (Jay-Z & Kanye West) – Otis
Wale & Miguel – Lotus Flower Bomb

Best New Artist
Asap Rocky
Big Sean
Diggy Simmons
Future
Meek Mill

Best Female Hip-Hop Artists
Diamond
Nicki Minaj
Trina
Brianna Perry

Best Male Hip-Hop Artists
Big Sean
Drake
Lil Wayne
J Cole
Rick Ross
Young Jeezy

Best Female R&B Artist
Beyonce
Rihanna
Marsha Ambrosius
Melanie Fiona
Mary J. Blige

Best Male R&B Artist
Chris Brown
Bruno Mars
Miguel
Trey Songz
Usher

Video Director of the Year
Beyonce & Alan Ferguson
Benny Boom
Chris Brown & Godfrey Tabarez
Kanye West
Hype Williams

“Centric Award”
Common
Estelle
Robert Glasper
Robin Thicke
Tyrese

Best Movie
Good Deeds
Laugh At My Pain
Red Tails
The Help

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