2015 BET Awards nominations: Iggy Azalea, Azealia Banks, Nicki Minaj, Beyoncé and more

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The 2015 BET Awards nominations are in, check the nominees out…!

However, you should know that Nicki Minaj and Chris Brown lead this year’s list of nominees with six nods each. The queen of pop music Beyoncé and rapper Lil Wayne follow close on their heels with four nominations each. Common and John Legend’s Oscar-winning song, “Glory,” from the film Selma is also nominated.

One of the most interesting categories is Best Female Hip Hop artist, where artists like Iggy Azalea and Azealia Banks will go head to head for the top prize.

The 2015 BET Awards will air live from the Nokia Theatre L.A. Live on June 28 at 8 p.m. ET. In the meantime, check out the complete list of nominees:

Best Female R&B/Pop Artist
Beyoncé
Ciara
Janelle Monae
K. Michelle
Rihanna
Jhené Aiko

Best Male R&B/Pop Artist
August Alsina
Chris Brown
John Legend
The Weeknd
Usher
Trey Songz

Best Group
A$AP Mob
Rich Gang
Rae Sremmurd
Migos
Jodeci
Young Money

Best Collaboration
August Alsina f/ Nicki Minaj – “No Love” (Remix)
Big Sean f/ E-40 – “IDFWU”
Chris Brown f/ Lil Wayne and Tyga – “Loyal”
Chris Brown f/ Usher and Rick Ross – “New Flame”
Common and John Legend – “Glory”

Best Male Hip Hop Artist
Drake
Common
J. Cole
Big Sean
Wale
Kendrick Lamar

Best Female Hip Hop Artist
Azealia Banks
Dej Loaf
Tink
Iggy Azalea
Nicki Minaj
Trina

Video of the Year
Beyoncé – “7/11″ Big Sean f/ E-40 – “IDFWU”
Chris Brown f/ Lil Wayne and Tyga – “Loyal”
Chris Brown f/ Usher and Rick Ross – “New Flame”
Common and John Legend – “Glory”
Nicki Minaj – “Anaconda”

Video Director of the Year
Benny Boom
Chris Robinson
Fatima Robinson
Hype Williams
Beyoncé, Ed Burke and Todd Tourso

Best New Artist
Bobby Shmurda
Dej Loaf
Fetty Wap
Rae Sremmurd
Tinashe
Sam Smith

Best Gospel Artist
Donnie McClurkin
Erica Campbell
Hezekiah Walker
Tye Tribbett
Tamela Mann

Best Actress
Gabrielle Union
Kerry Washington
Taraji P. Henson
Tracee Ellis Ross
Viola Davis

Best Actor
Anthony Anderson
Idris Elba
Kevin Hart
Jussie Smollett
Terrence Howard

YoungStars Award
Mo’ne Davis
Quvenzhané Wallis
Jacob Latimore
Jaden Smith
Zendaya

Best Movie
Annie
Beyond the Lights
Selma
Top Five
Think Like a Man Too

Subway Sportswoman of the Year
Brittney Griner
Candace Parker
Serena Williams
Skylar Diggins
Venus Williams

Subway Sportsman of the Year
Chris Paul
Floyd Mayweather Jr.
Stephen Curry
Marshawn Lynch
LeBron James

Coca-Cola Viewers’ Choice Award
Beyoncé – “7/11″
Dej Loaf – “Try Me”
Kendrick Lamar – “i”
Nicki Minaj f/ Drake and Lil Wayne – “Only”
Rae Sremmurd f/ Nicki Minaj and Young Thug – “Throw Sum Mo”
The Weeknd – “Earned It”

Centric Award
Avery Sunshine – “Call My Name”
Jazmine Sullivan f/ Meek Mill – “Dumb”
Mark Ronson f/ Bruno Mars – “Uptown Funk”
Sam Smith f/ Mary J. Blige – “Stay With Me”
The Weeknd – “Earned It”

Best International Act: Africa
AKA (South Africa)
Fally Ipupa (Dr Congo)
Sarkodie (Ghana)
Sauti Sol (Kenya)
Stonebwoy (Ghana)
The Soil (South Africa)
Wizkid (Nigeria)
Yemi Alade (Nigeria)

Best International Act: UK
FKA twigs
Fuse ODG
Lethal Bizzle

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