Chris Brown and Beyonce Knowles Are Best R&B Artist Nominees at BET Awards 2012

Tue, 22 May 2012 22:43:12 ET

Chris Brown and Beyonce Knowles Are Best R&B Artist Nominees at BET Awards 2012
The 'Kiss Kiss' singer faces off Usher and Bruno Mars in the male category, while the 'Halo' songstress competes against Rihanna and Mary J. Blige in the female category.
and are among the dominating names on the nomination list of the 2012 BET Awards announced on Tuesday, May 22. Breezy will face off the likes of , , and Miguel in the Best Male R&B Artist. He's also nominated for Video Director of the Year and Coca-Cola Viewer's Choice Award.

Queen Bey, meanwhile, leads the pack by grabbing six nods in total. The wife of will compete against Marsha Ambrosius, , and in claiming the Best Female R&B Artist title. Her other nominations include Best Collaboration for her work with J. Cole in "Party", and Video of the Year for her clip "Countdown".

In movie field, "" actress Viola Davis and "" star are facing off each other in the Best Actress category. On the other hand, "" actor and "" thesp are up for Best Actor award.

Additionally, NBA stars and are competing in the Sportsman of the Year category. Tennis players and her sister are vying for Sportswoman of the Year prize.

In addition to receiving nominations, Chris Brown will serve as a musical performer for the awards ceremony along with . Slated as the host, meanwhile, is none other than "" star .

The ceremony will take place on Sunday, July 1 at the Shrine Auditorium in Los Angeles. For this year, the Cadillac Lifetime Achievement honor will be given to Maze featuring Frankie Beverly.

Best Female R&B Artist: Best Male R&B Artist: Best Group:
  • Bad Meets Evil
  • Diddy-Dirty Money
  • Maybach Music Group
  • Mindless Behavior
  • The Throne ( & )
Best Collaboration: Best Male Hip Hop Artist: Best Female Hip Hop Artist: Video of the Year: Video Director of the Year: Best New Artist:
  • A$AP Rocky
  • Big Sean
  • Diggy Future
  • Meek Mill
Best Gospel:
  • Kim Burrell
  • James Fortune & FIYA
  • Fred Hammond
  • Trin-I-Tee 5:7
YoungStars Award: Coca-Cola Viewer's Choice Award: Centric Award: Best International Act: Africa
  • AfricaCamp Mulla (Kenya)
  • Ice Prince (Nigeria)
  • Lira (South Africa)
  • Mokobe (Mali)
  • Sarkodie (Ghana)
  • Wizkid (Nigeria)
Best International Act: UK
  • Labrinth
  • Emeli Sande
  • Sway
  • Wretch 32
Best Movie: Best Actor: Best Actress:
  • Angela Bassett
  • Viola Davis
  • Taraji P. Henson
  • Regina King
Sportsman of the Year: Sportswoman of the Year:

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