BET Awards 2014: Beyonce, Jay Z, and Drake Dominate in Nominations

Entertainment May. 14, 2014 AT 2:50PM
Beyonce and Jay-Z at the 56th GRAMMY Awards on Jan. 26, 2014 Beyonce and Jay Z dominate in the BET Awards nominations, which were announced by the network on Wednesday, May 14 -- see the full list of nominations, which also includes Drake, Justin Timberlake, Kerry Washington, and more Credit: Kevin Mazur/WireImage.com

Something to be "happy" about! The 2014 BET Awards nominations have been announced, and Beyonce and Jay Z dominate with four each. Drake follows close behind with three, and Pharrell Williams rounds out the top with nominations for his "Blurred Lines" collaboration with Robin Thicke, and his own song "Happy" in the Video of the Year category.

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Other notable nominations include Justin Timberlake for Best Male R&B/Pop Artist, Ariana Grande for Best New Artist, and Scandal's Kerry Washington for Best Actress. The Video of the Year will be a tight race between Williams, Drake, Chris Brown, and Beyonce -- who's nominated twice for "Partition" and "Drunk in Love."

Check out the full list of 2014 BET Award nominees below:

Best Female R&B/Pop Artist
Beyoncé
Janelle Monáe
Jhené Aiko
K. Michelle
Rihanna
Tamar Braxton
 
Best Male R&B/Pop Artist
August Alsina
Chris Brown
John Legend
Justin Timberlake
Pharrell Williams

Best Group
A$AP Mob
Daft Punk
Macklemore & Ryan Lewis
TGT
Young Money

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Best Collaboration
August Alsina f/ Trinidad Jame$ - "I Luv This"
Beyoncé f/ Jay Z – "Drunk In Love"
Drake f/ Majid Jordan – "Hold On (We're Going Home)"
Jay Z f/ Justin Timberlake – "Holy Grail"
Robin Thicke f/ T.I. & Pharrell Williams – "Blurred Lines"
YG f/ Jeezy & Rich Homie Quan – "My Hitta"
 
Best Male Hip Hop Artist
Drake
Future
J. Cole
Jay Z
Kendrick Lamar
 
Best Female Hip Hop Artist
Angel Haze
Charli Baltimore
Eve
Iggy Azalea
Nicki Minaj

Video of the Year
Beyoncé – "Partition"
Beyoncé f/ Jay Z – "Drunk In Love"
Chris Brown – "Fine China"
Drake – "Worst Behavior"
Pharrell Williams – "Happy"
 
Video Director of the Year

Benny Boom
Chris Brown
Colin Tilley
Director X
Hype Williams

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Best New Artist
Ariana Grande
August Alsina
Mack Wilds
Rich Homie Quan
Schoolboy Q
 
Best Gospel Artist
Donnie McClurkin
Erica Campbell
Hezekiah Walker
Tamela Mann
Tye Tribbett
 
Best Actress
Angela Bassett
Gabrielle Union
Kerry Washington
Lupita Nyong'o
Oprah Winfrey

 
Best Actor
Chiwetel Ejiofor
Forest Whitaker
Idris Elba
Kevin Hart
Michael B. Jordan

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Young Stars Award
Gabrielle Douglas
Jacob Latimore
Jaden Smith
KeKe Palmer
Zendaya
 
Best Movie
12 Years a Slave
The Best Man Holiday
Fruitvale Station
Kevin Hart: Let Me Explain

Lee Daniels' The Butler
 
Subway Sportswoman of the Year
Brittney Griner
Lolo Jones
Serena Williams
Skylar Diggins
Venus Williams
 
Subway Sportsman of the Year
Blake Griffin
Carmelo Anthony
Floyd Mayweather Jr.
Kevin Durant
LeBron James
 
Centric Award
Aloe Blacc – "The Man"
Jennifer Hudson f/ T.I. – "I Can't Describe (The Way I Feel)"
Jhené Aiko – "The Worst"
LiV Warfield – "Why Do You Lie?"
Wale f/ Sam Dew – "LoveHate Thing"
 
Best International Act: Africa
Davido (Nigeria)
Diamond Platnumz (Tanzania)
Mafikizolo (South Africa)
Sarkodie (Ghana)
Tiwa Savage (Nigeria)
Toofan (Togo)
 
Best International Act: UK

Dizzee Rascal
Ghetts
Krept & Konan
Laura Mvula
Rita Ora
Tinie Tempah

The BET Awards will air on the BET network on June 29 at 8 p.m. EST.

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