BET has officially announced the nominees for the 2014 BET Awards and leading the this year’s nods, Jay Z, Beyonce and Drake.
The power couple and the Canadian rapper are going into the awards show with a whopping 5 nominations, with Pharrell Williams and August Alisna right behind with four nominations.
“This year’s nominees represent the best of the culture,” BET’s President of Music Programming and Specials, Stephen Hill said in a statement. “It’s great to see our talented new artist’s right alongsinde our more beloved ones with long careers. We appreciate our BET Awards nomination committee, over 300 strong, for their efforts and congratulate all the nominees.”
HipHollwood caught up with August Alsina in April and the new artist revealed that his success comes down to one thing … A good plan.
“You gotta have a plan,” he told us. “I think if you don’t have a plan, someone else is going to have a plan and you end up looking like a f*cking idiot and you end up doing what somebody else wants you to do. You can’t be somebody that you’re not.”
Some of the other nominees include Kerry Washington and Oprah Winfrey, nominated for Best Actress and Rihanna, K. Michelle and Tamar Braxton who are all nominated for Best Female R&B/Pop Artist.
The BET Awards will air live on Sunday, June 29, 2014 from the Nokia Theater in LA at 8 p.m. on BET.
Check out the entire list of nominees below:
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