Jay-Z Leads BET Awards Nominees, Queen Latifah to Host
Jay-Z is about the reap the rewards of a successful 2009. He leads the nominees for the upcoming BET Awards with five nods in a wide range of categories including: Best Male Hip-Hop Artist, Best Collaboration, Viewer’s Choice and two for Video of the Year. Other big nominees include his wife Beyonce, Alicia Keys, Trey Songz and Melanie Fiona with four nods each. The ceremony takes place on June 27 and will air live on BET from the Shrine Auditorium in Los Angeles.
The show, now in its 10th year on the network, will feature performances from some of the hottest hip-hop and R&B stars going right now. Taking the stage will be Trey Songz, Nicki Minaj, Drake and Diddy with his whole Dirty Money crew. Queen Latifah, whose new movie ‘Just Wright’ recently hit theaters, will host the event.
Check out BET.com for the full list of the 2010 BET Awards nominees.