Lil Wayne Leads MCs in BET Awards Nods

The nominees for the 2011 BET Awards have been announced and Lil Wayne leads all rappers with five nominations.

Weezy is up for five trophies in such categories as Best Hip-Hop Artist, Viewer’s Choice for his hit single “6 Foot 7 Foot” and three nods for his collaboration with BET Awards frontrunner Chris Brown (who received six nominations, the highest of any other artist), for “Look At Me Now.”

Multiple nominations also went to Kanye West, Busta Rhymes, B.o.B, Drake and Nicki Minaj. Young Money is well represented among the nominees. Along with Wayne and Drake (who is up four awards including Best Male Hip Hop artist and Best Collaboration for Rihanna’s “What’s My Name”), Minaj also earned honors in three categories, counting the expected Best Female Hip Hop artist. All three artists landed in the Coca-Cola Viewer’s Choice category which includes Trey Songz’s collabo with Nicki MInaj, “Bottom’s Up,” Nicki MInaj Ft. Drake, “Moment 4 Life,” “Rihanna ft. Drake, “What’s My Name,” “Lil Wayne ft. Cory Gunz, “6 Foot 7 Foot,” Chris Brown ft. Weezy and Busta Rhymes, “Look At Me Now and Mindless Behavior’s “My Girl.”

In the New Artist category, J. Cole will compete with Wiz Khalifa, Bruno Mars, Miguel and Willow Smith.

Best Group nominations went to Diddy-Dirty Money, Cali Swag District, N.E.R.D., New Boyz and Travis Porter.

The award show, which will be hosted by actor/comedian Kevin Hart, is set to air live on Sunday, June 26, at 8PM/7c. —Lauren Carter

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  • The187Worm

    BET used to be nice now its shit too…Suburban Entertainment Telivision…sure as shit aint Black Entertainment anymore…shit and im white….Lil Wayne leads Mc’s !!! That a muthufuckin undeserving award man…fuck you…Faggot ass muthufucka ..atleast he came out on BET…”Im the only one he kisses” poop shoot lovin bitch..

    • Bitch

      U don hv 2 show ass hw u hate weezy get this in ur head HE DESERVES IT HE HAZ WORKED 4 IT! Nonsense! N pliz style up.

  • The187Worm

    Bring back the music show The Box!!!!

  • jfl11

    that best group nominations HAHAHAHAHA

  • swype-matic

    Lil Wayne leads award nods, you could have said the same since 2006. What the fuck else is being put on the radio besides RnB and this weak watered down Young Money shit???

  • Ickey Woods

    oh my effing gawd who the eff cares!

    • Mike

      obviously you cared if you bothered to click on it when the main heading is LIL WAYNE LEADS MCS IN BET AWARDS NODS .. why bother clicking if you didn’t care ? smh

  • Ibrahim

    fuck bet they banned red nation even though weezy was on it…game should be getting awards aswell as best rapper alive and shit but they dont give a fuck they dont look at it the fans way but the mainstream bull shit way…same goes for bitches at mtv

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