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There were a lot of big records and movies this year, and the nominee list is full of mega stars! Pharrell, Kendrick Lamar, J. Cole, and Nicki Minaj are among the nominees.

Jay Z and wifey Beyonce lead in nominations, with four apiece, with Drake, Chris Brown, Pharrell and August Alsina earned three nominations each.

"This year's nominees represent the best of the culture," Stephen Hill, BET's President of Music Programming and Specials says in a press release, as per Billboard. "It's great to see our talented new artist's right alongside our more beloved ones with long careers. We appreciate our BET Awards nomination committee, over 300 strong, for their efforts and congratulate all the nominees."

BET has announced the nominations for the 2014 BET Awards, set to air live from Los Angeles, California's Nokia Theatre Sunday, June 29. A host still needs to be picked.

A list of the nominees is below, per MissInfo

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

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

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

YoungStars 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