The list of nominees and categories of this years BET Award show has been released, and by the looks of it the big guns from Hip Hop and R&B have been represented. Hosted by Kevin Hart

Nominations include

Best Male Hip-Hop Artist:

B.o.B
Kanye West
Lil Wayne
Rick Ross
Drake


Best Female Hip-Hop Artist:

Nicki Minaj
Cymphonique
Diamond
LoLa Monroe


Best Group category:


New Boyz

N.E.R.D

Diddy-Dirty Money and Travis Porter


Best Male R&B Artist:

Chris Brown
Usher
Trey Songz
Cee Lo Green
Bruno Mars


Best Female R&B Artist:

Beyonce
Rihanna
Jennifer Hudson
Keri Hilson
Marsha Ambrosius.


Best New Artist nominees:

J. Cole
Wiz Khalifa
Bruno Mars
Willow Smith
Miguel


Checkout the rest of the  list at HIPHOPDX.com