Justin Bieber and Selena Gomez Nominated for 2010 BET Award

Wed, 19 May 2010 01:10:22 ET

Justin Bieber and Selena Gomez Nominated for 2010 BET Award
At upcoming 2010 BET Awards, which will be held on June 27 at Los Angeles' Shrine Auditorium, Bieber is nominated for Best New Artist, while Gomez lands in Young Stars Award category.
and are among nominees at upcoming 2010 BET Awards, which will be held on June 27 at Los Angeles' Shrine Auditorium. Bieber landed in Best New Artist category, while Gomez was nominated for Young Stars Award.

In Best New Artist category, Bieber will go head-to-head with , , and . "Bieber has crossed the color boundaries the same way that hip-hop has crossed the boundaries the other way for a number of years," Stephen Hill, BET's President of Music Programing and Specials said.

Meanwhile, Gomez will compete against Lil JJ, , and Tyler James Williams in taking home Young Stars Award.

Additionally, BET nominations, which was announced on Tuesday, May 18, were led by rapper , who received five nods, including Best Male Hip-Hop Artist, Best Collaboration for "Empire State of Mind" and Video of the Year for "Empire State of Mind" also and "Run this Town".

Jay-Z's wife came behind him as she was nominated for four categories, which are Best Female R&B Artist, Best Collaboration and Video of the Year for her "Video Phone" which features and Viewer's Choice.

was tapped to host 2010 BET Awards which is set to be aired live from the Shrine Auditorium in Los Angeles at 8 P.M. on BET. "We are thrilled that Queen Latifah is going to host the BET AWARDS '10," Stephen Hill stated.

"Her versatility as a performer perfectly matches the dynamism of our show. This will be the perfect 10," Hill further gushed. "Get ready for stirring performances, a surprise that will knock you out and massive quantities of fun; all helmed by 'The Queen'."

The full list of nominees, according to BET:

Best Female R&B Artist Best Male R&B Artist Best Female Hip Hop Artist Best Male Hip Hop Artist Best New Artist Best Gospel Best Group Best Collaboration Video Director of the Year
  • Benny Boom
  • Gil Green
  • Anthony Mandler
  • Chris Robinson
  • Hype Williams
Video of the Year Best Actress Best Actor Best Movie Young Stars Award Subway Sportswoman of the Year Subway Sportsman of the Year Viewer's Choice Best International Act Centric Award

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