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The logo for the 2011 BET Awards. / Kevin Hart, host of the 2011 BET Awards, appears in a promotional photo from the networks website. - Provided courtesy of bet.com

BET Awards 2011: Full list of nominees

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06/25/2011 by OnTheRedCarpet.com Staff

The 2011 BET Awards ceremony airs live from the Shrine Auditorium in Los Angeles, California on Sunday, June 26, at 8 p.m. ET and is hosted by comedian Kevin Hart.

Beyonce, Chris Brown, Rick Ross, DJ Khaled, Ace Hood, Mary J. Blige, Kelly Rowland, Trey Songz, Lil Wayne, Drake, Jill Scott and Alicia Keys are among the performers.

Others set to appear at the event include Justin Bieber, Queen Latifah, Bruno Mars, Ledisi, Justin Bieber, Gladys Knight, Nicki Minaj, Taraji P. Henson, Big Sean, Ne-Yo and Cee Lo Green.

The show is produced by BET Networks, touted as "the nation's leading provider of quality entertainment, music, news and public affairs television programming for the African-American audience."

Check out the full list of nominees for the 2011 BET Awards.

Best Female R&B Artist
Marsha Ambrosius
Beyonce
Keri Hilson
Jennifer Hudson
Rihanna

Best Male R&B Artist
Chris Brown
Cee Lo Green
Bruno Mars
Trey Songz
Usher

Best Male Hip-Hop Artist
B.o.B
Drake
Lil Wayne
Rick Ross
Kanye West

Best Female Hip-Hop Artist
Diamond
Nicki Minaj
Cymphonique
LoLa Monroe

Best Group
Diddy-Dirty Money
N.E.R.D.
New Boyz
Travis Porter
Cali Swag District

Best Collaboration
B.o.B feat. Hayley Williams - "Airplanes"
Chris Brown feat. Lil Wayne and Busta Rhymes - "Look at Me Now"
Chris Brown feat. Tyga & Kevin McCal - "Deuces"
Rihanna feat. Drake - "What's My Name?"
Waka Flocka Flame feat. Roscoe Dash & Wale - "No Hands"
Kanye West feat. Rihanna - "All of the Lights"
Video of the Year
Marsha Ambrosius - "Far Away"
B.o.B. feat. Hayley Williams of Paramore - "Airplanes"
Chris Brown feat. Lil Wayne & Busta Rhymes - "Look at Me Now"
Keri Hilson - "Pretty Girl Rock"
Willow Smith - "Whip My Hair"
Kanye West feat. Pusha T - "Runaway"

Video Director of the Year
Benny Boom
Mr. Boomtown
Chris Robinson
Kanye West
Hype Williams

Best New Artist
J. Cole
Willow Smith
Bruno Mars
Miguel
Wiz Khalifa

Best Gospel
Byron Cage
Deitrick Haddon
Mary Mary
Karen Clark Sheard BeBe & CeCe Winans
Best Actress
Halle Berry
Taraji P. Henson
Regina King
Zoe Saldana
Kerry Washington

Best Actor
Laz Alonso
Chris Brown
Don Cheadle
Idris Elba
Jamie Foxx

YoungStars Award
Shenell Edmonds
Keke Palmer
Diggy Simmons
Jaden Smith
Willow Smith

Best Movie
"For Colored Girls"
"Death at a Funeral"
"Takers"
"The Book of Eli"
"Tyler Perry's Why Did I Get Married Too?"

Sportswoman of the Year
Serena Williams
Venus Williams
Tamika Catchings
Candice Dupree
Maya Moore

Sportsman of the Year
Carmelo Anthony
Kobe Bryant
LeBron James
Derrick Rose
Michael Vick

Viewer's Choice Award
Chris Brown feat. Lil Wayne & Busta Rhymes - "Look at Me Now"
Lil Wayne feat. Cory Gunz - "6 Foot 7 Foot"
Mindless Behavio - "My Girl"
Nicki Minaj feat. Drake  "Moment 4 Life"
Rihanna feat. Drake  "What's My Name"
Trey Songz feat. Nicki Minaj  "Bottoms Up"

Centric Award
Marsha Ambrosius
Eric Benet
Cee Lo Green
R. Kelly
Kem

Best International Act (UK)
VV Brown
Chipmunk
Laura Izibor
Skepta
Tinchy Stryder
Tinie Tempah

Best International Act (Africa)
2Face Idibia (Nigeria)
D'Banj (Nigeria)
D-Black (Ghana)
Angelique Kidjo (Benin)
Fally Ipupa (Congo DR)
Teargas (South Africa)

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