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BET Awards: Beyonce, Bruno Mars lead the nominations

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Beyonce Knowles is the leading nominee for the 2017 BET Awards with total of seven nominations.

Close behind is Bruno Mars with five nominations, followed by Chance the Rapper, Solange and Migos tied at four a piece.

According to The Hollywood Reporter, the pop star is nominated for seven awards at the awards, including Album of the Year for 'Lemonade,' where she will battle it out with Bruno Mars for '24K Magic,' J. Cole for '4 Your Eyez Only,' Solange for 'A Seat at the Table' and Chance the Rapper for 'Coloring Book'.

The Knowles sister, Beyonce and Solange, will also compete in the category of best female R&B/pop artist and video of the year.

The star-studded award ceremony will air live on June 25 from Theater in

Here is the list of nominees:

Female R&B/pop artist



Mary J. Blige



Male R&B/pop artist

Bruno Mars

Chris Brown

The Weeknd

Trey Songz


Best Group

2 Chainz & Lil Wayne

A Tribe Called Quest

Fat Joe & Remy Ma


Rae Sremmurd

Best Collaboration

Beyonce Ft. Kendrick Lamar - Freedom

Chance The Rapper Ft. 2 Chainz & Lil Wayne - No Problem

Chris Brown Ft. Gucci Mane & Usher - Party

Dj Khaled Ft. Beyonce & Jay Z - Shining

Migos Ft. Lil Uzi Vert - Bad And Boujee

Rae Sremmurd Ft. Gucci Mane - Black Beatles

Best Male Hip-Hop Artist

Big Sean

Chance The Rapper



J. Cole

Kendrick Lamar

Best Female Hip-Hop Artist

Cardi B

Missy Elliott

Nicki Minaj

Remy Ma

Young M.A.

Video Of The Year

Beyonce - Sorry

Big Sean - Bounce Back

Bruno Mars - 24k Magic

Migos Ft. Lil Uzi Vert - Bad And Boujee

Solange - Cranes In The Sky

Video director of the year

Benny Boom - Kehlani, "CRZY"

Bruno Mars & Jonathan Lia - Bruno Mars, "That's What I Like"

Director X - Zayn Malik, "Like I Would"

Hype Williams - Tyga "Gucci Snakes ft. Desiigner"

Kahlil Joseph & Beyonce Knowles-Carter - Beyonce, "Sorry"

New artist

21 Savage

Cardi B

Chance the Rapper


Young M.A.

Coca-Cola Viewers' Choice Award

Beyonce, "Sorry"

Bruno Mars, "24K Magic"

Drake, "Fake Love"

Migos featuring Lil Uzi Vert, "Bad and Boujee"

Rae Sremmurd featuring Gucci Mane, "Black Beatles"

The Weeknd featuring Daft Punk, "Starboy"

Album of the year

"24K Magic," Bruno Mars

"4 Your Eyez Only," J. Cole

"A Seat at the Table," Solange

"Coloring Book," Chance the Rapper


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First Published: Tue, May 16 2017. 14:42 IST