Beyonce Tops Nominees for 2014 BET Awards; Full List Announced!
BET Networks has announced the nominations for the "BET Awards" 2014. Nominations were announced in 20 categories, selected by BET's Voting Academy comprised of a group of respected entertainment professionals in the fields of television, film, music, social media, digital marketing, sports journalism, public relations, creative arts and fans. The "BET Awards" 2014 will air live on Sunday, June 29th at 8pm ET on BET Networks from the Nokia Theatre L.A. Live in Los Angeles, CA.
"This year's nominees represent the best of the culture," said Stephen Hill, BET's President of Music Programming and Specials. "It's great to see our talented new artist's right alongside our more beloved ones with long careers. We appreciate our BET Awards nomination committee, over 300 strong, for their efforts and congratulate all the nominees."
The complete list of nominees for the "BET Awards" 2014 are:
August Alsina f/ Trinidad Jame$ - I Luv This
Beyoncé f/ JAY Z - Drunk In Love
Drake f/ Majid Jordan - Hold On (We're Going Home)
JAY Z f/ Justin Timberlake - Holy Grail
Robin Thicke f/ T.I. & Pharrell Williams - Blurred Lines
YG f/ Jeezy & Rich Homie Quan - My Hitta
Best Male Hip Hop Artist
Video Director of the Year
Best New Artist
Rich Homie Quan
Aloe Blacc - The Man
Jennifer Hudson f/ T.I. - I Can't Describe (The Way I Feel)
Jhené Aiko - The Worst
LiV Warfield - Why Do You Lie?
Wale f/ Sam Dew - LoveHate Thing
Best International Act: Africa
Diamond Platnumz (Tanzania)
Mafikizolo (South Africa)
Tiwa Savage (Nigeria)
Best International Act: UK
Krept & Konan
The "BET Awards" 2014 will premiere around the world on BET's international network on July 1st, 2014 at 8:00pm GMT (check local listings).
Stephen G. Hill, BET's President of Music Programming and Specials, Lynne Harris Taylor, BET's Vice President of Specials, will serve as Executive Producers for the "BET AWARDS," along with Jesse Collins, CEO of Jesse Collins Entertainment.
The "BET Awards" will take place along with the BET Experience at L.A. Live in Los Angeles from June 27-29th. BET.com/Awards is the official site for the BET Awards 2014 and will have all the latest news and updates about this year's show. All information about the BET Experience at L.A. LIVE presented by Coca-Cola? can be found at BETExperience.com. The BET Experience VIP Package offers the only way to purchase a BET Awards ticket, great seats to 3-nights of concerts at the Staples Center, and exclusive access to events at the free Fan Fest. For more information and to purchase tickets, go to BET.com/BETX.Follow the Experience on Twitter @betexperience.