BET Awards Nominees Announced

jay2.jpgBET announced the nominees for the 2007 BET Awards yesterday (May 16) at the Renaissance Hotel in Hollywood. Leading the nominations amongst hip-hop artists are Jay-Z and group Gnarls Barkley, both of which picked up three nominations each. Jay received two nominations in the Best Collaboration category for his songs “Upgrade You” and “Déjà Vu” with girlfriend Beyonce. The Def Jam president is also nominated for best hip-hop artist alongside T.I., Diddy, Lil Wayne and Ludacris. Gnarls Barkley—which consists of former Goodie Mob member Cee-Lo and DJ Dangermouse—picked up nominations in the Best Group, Best New Artist, and Best Video categories. Also nominated for Best Group are Atlanta duo Outkast and the Academy Award winning duo Three 6 Mafia. Newcomers Lupe Fiasco and MIMS also received nods for Best New Artist. A complete list of nominees can be viewed at www.bet.com.

  • New Money

    whatever

  • http://www.myspace.com/yungosrc yung o

    lupe should definately take dat new artist over mims… thats a fact

  • li pupu

    how the hell is outkast up 4 best group and they aint done shit in 3 or 4 years. why do they make a hiphop/r&b category, those are two different things. bet do some dumb shit

  • diz

    jeezy?

  • REESE

    LOL I DEFFINATELY AGREE WITH “YUNG-O”.

    LUPE HANDS DOWN.

    LUPE’S A BEAST, I HEARD THE MIXTPES.

    AND THE ALBUM IS DEFFINATELY A MASTERPEICE.

  • http://www.xxlmag.com EReal

    Fuck BET and Fuck your mother.

    1 hunned.

  • http://myspace.com kraz-e mexican

    lupe over mims that shit ain’t gonna happen “THIS IS WHY IM HOT” i haven’theard shit from himsince kick push mims has got 2 singles t date.

  • BlackGenius

    I don’t care for Mims or Lupe but shit Lupe ain’t never even had a hit song ever so how can he be the best new artist?You know they don’t go off of skills they go off sales and popularity.Shit now that the source is gone it’s time for XXL to have a awards show and really rep for hip-hop.

  • CALI BOY

    WHERE DA FUK IS SNOOP AND GAME????///FUK BET AWARDS HOPE SOMBODY GETTS ROBBED OUT THEIR IN LA////FUK THAT

  • Dade County 305

    I LIKE THAT 3 RAPPERS FROM THE SOUTH R UP 4 BEST HIP HOP ARTIST… HOW THE HELL PUFFY GET N THAT GROUP! HIP HOP LIVES N THE SOUTH!!!

  • http://cameuprecords.com Firre

    Hov is Best Hip Hop Artist and he gone grab that collabo 4 Upgrade U. Yop!

  • moameklin

    Even without a solo album the best hiphop artist award have to go to weezy F.B.He just murdered niggas free of charge lyricaly(show me what u got-make it rain rmx-hollywood divorce-we taking over-………) I don’t forget songs on “Drought3″ .He is not the best rapper alive but it’s a new game and he’s the coach.Only Weezy is shining and if u can not see him u are like Steeve.

  • http:/// Amsterdam netherlands

    where is YOUNG BUCK he desirfe a award!!!!!!!

  • Danny

    I leave a comment saying that Lupe should win over MIMS and they delete my comment?

    Thats so fuckin stupid….

    Wouldn’t be surprise if they delete this one too…

  • yessir

    XXL Needs there own award show. BET awards are about who did what and not the best album. Where is Nas’s Hip Hop is Dead?

  • WHAT THE FUCK

    BET is a fucking joke fucking dick riders how the hell did ti get nominated wtf