beyonce jay z bet awards nominations 2014 gi BET Awards 2014 nominations: Beyonce and Jay Z lead the pack

The nominations are in and the first couple of music, Beyonce and Jay Z, have dominated the 2014 BET Awards with four nods each. Beyonce is up for Best Female R&B/Pop Artist, while her husband earned a nomination for Best Male Hip Hop Artist.
They were also received two nominations together for “Drunk in Love” and another apart (Jay Z for “Holy Grail,” Beyonce for “Partition”). Other notable nominations include Rihanna for Best Female R&B/Pop Artist, Ariana Grande for Best New Artist and Macklemore & Ryan Lewis for Best Group.
You can check out all of the nominations below. Tune into the 2014 BET Awards, hosted by Chris Rock, live on Sunday, June 29, at 8 p.m. ET.
Best Female R&B/Pop Artist
Janelle Monae 
Jhené Aiko 
K. Michelle 
Tamar Braxton

Best Male R&B/Pop Artist
August Alsina 
Chris Brown 
John Legend
Justin Timberlake 
Pharrell Williams
Best Group
A$AP Mob 
Daft Punk 
Macklemore & Ryan Lewis 
Young Money

Best Collaboration
August Alsina f/ Trinidad Jame$ — “I Luv This” 
Beyonce 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
J. Cole 
Jay Z
Kendrick Lamar

Best Female Hip Hop Artist
Angel Haze 
Charli Baltimore 
Iggy Azalea 
Nicki Minaj

Video of the Year
Beyonce – “Partition” 
Beyonce f/ Jay Z — “Drunk In Love” 
Chris Brown — “Fine China” 
Drake —  “Worst Behavior” 
Pharrell Williams —  “Happy”

Video Director of the Year
Benny Boom 
Chris Brown 
Colin Tilley 
Director X 
Hype Williams
Best New Artist
Ariana Grande 
August Alsina 
Mack Wilds 
Rich Homie Quan
ScHoolboy Q
Best Gospel Artist
Donnie McClurkin 
Erica Campbell 
Hezekiah Walker 
Tamela Mann
Tye Tribbett
Best Actress
Angela Bassett 
Gabrielle Union 
Kerry Washington 
Lupita Nyong’o 
Oprah Winfrey
Best Actor
Chiwetel Ejiofor 
Forest Whitaker 
Idris Elba 
Kevin Hart 
Michael B. Jordan

YoungStars Award
Gabrielle Douglas 
Jacob Latimore 
Jaden Smith 
KeKe Palmer 

Best Movie
“12 Years a Slave”
“The Best Man Holiday”
“Fruitvale Station”
“Kevin Hart: Let Me Explain”
“Lee Daniels’ The Butler”
Subway Sportswoman of the Year
Brittney Griner 
Lolo Jones 
Serena Williams 
Skylar Diggins 
Venus Williams
Subway Sportsman of the Year
Blake Griffin 
Carmelo Anthony 
Floyd Mayweather Jr. 
Kevin Durant 
LeBron James

Centric Award
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
Davido (Nigeria) 
Diamond Platnumz (Tanzania) 
Mafikizolo (South Africa) 
Sarkodie (Ghana) 
Tiwa Savage (Nigeria) Toofan (Togo)
Best International Act: UK
Dizzee Rascal 
Krept & Konan 
Laura Mvula 
Rita Ora
Tinie Tempah
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