Nicki Minaj Leads The BET Awards 2015 Nominations - And She's Been Confirmed To Perform!

15 June 2015, 16:02

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Plus stars like Chris Brown, Beyonce and Sam Smith also land themselves nods in multiple categories.

It could well be Nicki Minaj's year if the newly announce BET Awards 2015 nominations are anything to go by - as both she and Chris Brown have landed SIX nods apiece, and she has been announced as a performer at this year's awards show. 

The 'Anaconda' rap star will be in the running for six categories in June this year, including Video Of The Year and Viewer's Choice, making her the most nominated female artist at this year's awards ceremony, and will join the likes of Chris Brown and Kendrick Lamar on the performers line up too. 

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Just behind Ms. Minaj is Beyonce, who has landed four nominations in title, for categories including Best Female R&B/Pop Artist and Video Of The Year, while Sam Smith lands himself two for Best New Artist and the Centric Award for his Mary J. Blige team-up.

The BET Awards 2015 takes place at the Nokia Theatre in Los Angeles on Sunday 28th June.

Check out the list of BET Awards 2015 nominations below:

Best Male R&B/Pop Artist

  • Chris Brown
  • The Weeknd
  • Usher
  • Trey Songz
  • John Legend
  • August Alsina

 

Best Female R&B/Pop Artist

  • Beyonce
  • Rihanna
  • Ciara
  • Janella Monáe
  • Jhené Aiko
  • K Michelle

 

Best Group

  • Young Money
  • Rich Gang
  • Migos
  • Jodeci
  • A$AP Mob
  • Rae Sremmurd

 

Best Male Hip-Hop Artist

  • Drake
  • Kendrick Lamar
  • Wale
  • J Cole
  • Big Sean
  • Common

 

Best Female Hip-Hop Artist

  • Nicki Minaj
  • Azealia Banks
  • Iggy Azalea
  • Dej Loaf
  • Tink
  • Trina

 

Best New Artist

  • Sam Smith
  • Tinashe
  • Rae Sremmurd
  • Fetty Wrap
  • Dej Loaf
  •  Bobby Shmurda

 

Video Of The Year

  • Beyonce - '7/11'
  • Nicki Minaj - 'Anaconda'
  • Big Sean Feat. E-40 - 'IDFWU'
  • Chris Brown Feat. Lil Wayne & Tiga - 'Loyal'
  • Chris Brown Feat. Usher & Rick Ross - 'New Flame'
  • Common & John Legend - 'Glory'

 

Best Collaboration

  • Mark Ronson Feat. Bruno Mars - 'Uptown Funk'
  • Common & John Legend - 'Flory'
  • Chris Brown Feat. Usher & Rick Ross - 'New Flame'
  • Chris Brown Feat. Lil Wayne & Tyga - 'Loyal'
  • Big Sean Feat. E-40 - 'IDFWU'
  • August Alsina Feat. Nicki Minak - 'No Love' (Remix)

 

Best International Act: UK

  • FKA Twigs
  • Fuse ODG
  • Lethal Bizzle
  • MNEK
  • Stormzy
  • Little Simz

 

Centric Award

  • Mark Ronson Feat. Bruno Mars - 'Uptown Funk'
  • Sam Smith Feat. Mary J Blige - 'Stay With Me'
  • The Weeknd - 'Earned It'
  • Avery Sunshine - 'Call My Name'
  • Jazmine Sullivan Feat. Meek Mill - 'Dumb'

 

Coca-Cola Viewers' Choice Award

  • Beyonce - '7/11'
  • Kendrick Lamar - 'i'
  • Nicki Minaj Feat. Drake, Lil Wayne & Chris Brown - 'Only'
  • The Weeknd - 'Earned It'
  • Rae Sremmurd Feat. Nicki Minaj & Young Thug - 'Throw Sum Mo'
  • Dej Loaf - 'Try Me'

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