BET Awards 2016 Nominations: Rihanna, Beyonce & Drake Lead The Charge

20 May 2016, 10:20

Beyonce, Drake & Rihanna

After 12 months of surprise albums and pretty epic collabs, the nominees for this year's BET Awards have been revealed.

Drake is leading the nominations list for this year's BET Awards - and with the epic success of his latest album, 'Views', and lead single 'One Dance' it's no surprise he's received a mighty 9 nods!

Rihanna and Beyonce are both battling it out with 5 nominations each - after both surprising us with new records 'ANTI' and 'Lemonade' respectively.

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The UK is being repped by a strong back of nominees, including Tinie Tempah, Stormzy and Krept & Konan for Best International Act UK and legendary actor and DJ Idris Elba has received a nod.

Oh, and actual ADELE has received a nomination - she's up against the likes of Bey & RiRi for Best Female R&B/Pop Artist after her '25' album broke pretty much every record in the world.

The BET Awards 2016 will be held June 26th 2016 in Los Angeles. Keep it Capital to find out who wins what on the night.

BET Awards 2016 Nominations List In Full

Best Female R&B/Pop Artist

  • ADELE
  • ANDRA DAY
  • BEYONCÉ
  • K. MICHELLE
  • RIHANNA

Best Male R&B/Pop Artist

  • BRYSON TILLER
  • CHRIS BROWN
  • JEREMIH
  • THE WEEKND
  • TYRESE

Best Group

  • 2 CHAINZ & LIL WAYNE
  • DRAKE & FUTURE
  • PUFF DADDY & THE FAMILY
  • RAE SREMMURD
  • THE INTERNET

Best Collaboration

  • BIG SEAN FT. CHRIS BROWN & TY DOLLA $IGN – PLAY NO GAMES
  • BIG SEAN FT. KANYE WEST & JOHN LEGEND – ONE MAN CAN CHANGE THE WORLD
  • FUTURE FT. DRAKE – WHERE YA AT
  • NICKI MINAJ FT. BEYONCÉ – FEELING MYSELF
  • RIHANNA FT. DRAKE – WORK

Best Male Hip Hop Artist

  • DRAKE
  • FETTY WAP
  • FUTURE
  • J. COLE
  • KANYE WEST
  • KENDRICK LAMAR

Best Female Hip Hop Artist

  • DEJ LOAF
  • LIL KIM
  • MISSY ELLIOTT
  • NICKI MINAJ
  • REMY MA

Video of the Year

  • BEYONCÉ – FORMATION
  • BRYSON TILLER – DON’T
  • DRAKE – HOTLINE BLING
  • KENDRICK LAMAR – ALRIGHT
  • RIHANNA FT. DRAKE – WORK

Video Director of the Year

  • BENNY BOOM
  • CHRIS BROWN
  • COLIN TILLEY & THE LITTLE HOMIES
  • DIRECTOR X
  • HYPE WILLIAMS

Best New Artist

  • ALESSIA CARA
  • ANDRA DAY
  • BRYSON TILLER
  • KEHLANI
  • TORY LANEZ

Dr. Bobby Jones Best Gospel/Inspirational Award

  • ANTHONY BROWN & GROUP THERAPY
  • ERICA CAMPBELL
  • KIRK FRANKLIN
  • LECRAE
  • TAMELA MANN
  • TASHA COBBS

Best Actress

  • GABRIELLE UNION
  • KERRY WASHINGTON
  • TARAJI P. HENSON
  • TRACEE ELLIS ROSS
  • VIOLA DAVIS

Best Actor

  • ANTHONY ANDERSON
  • COURTNEY B. VANCE
  • IDRIS ELBA
  • MICHAEL B. JORDAN
  • O’SHEA JACKSON JR.

YoungStars Award

  • AMANDLA STENBERG
  • QUVENZHANÉ WALLIS
  • SILENTÓ
  • WILLOW SMITH
  • YARA SHAHIDI

Best Movie

  • BEASTS OF NO NATION
  • CONCUSSION
  • CREED
  • DOPE
  • STRAIGHT OUTTA COMPTON

Sportswoman of the Year

  • CHEYENNE WOODS
  • GABRIELLE DOUGLAS
  • SERENA WILLIAMS
  • SKYLAR DIGGINS
  • VENUS WILLIAMS

Sportsman of the Year

  • CAM NEWTON
  • KOBE BRYANT
  • LEBRON JAMES
  • ODELL BECKHAM JR.
  • STEPHEN CURRY

Coca-Cola Viewers’ Choice Award

  • BEYONCÉ – FORMATION
  • BRYSON TILLER – DON’T
  • CHRIS BROWN – BACK TO SLEEP
  • DRAKE – HOTLINE BLING
  • FUTURE FT. DRAKE – WHERE YA AT
  • RIHANNA FT. DRAKE – WORK

Centric Award

  • ANDRA DAY – RISE UP
  • BEYONCÉ – FORMATION
  • K. MICHELLE – NOT A LITTLE BIT
  • RIHANNA – BBHMM
  • THE INTERNET – UNDER CONTROL

Best International Act Africa

  • AKA (SOUTH AFRICA)
  • BLACK COFFEE (SOUTH AFRICA)
  • CASSPER NYOVEST (SOUTH AFRICA)
  • DIAMOND PLATNUMZ (TANZANIA)
  • MZVEE (Ghana)
  • SERGE BEYNAUD (COTE D’IVOIRE)
  • WIZKID (NIGERIA)
  • YEMI ALADE (NIGERIA)

Best International Act UK

  • KANO
  • KREPT & KONAN
  • LIANNE LA HAVAS
  • SKEPTA
  • STORMZY
  • TINIE TEMPAH

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