BET Awards 2015 Nominees (Best New Artist, Song of the Year, Movie of the Year, & More)


The BET Awards 2015 is set to air this coming Sunday and many are excited to see who their favorite stars shine on the red carpet, and possibly go home with an award or two.

The BET Awards are well-known for highlighting some of the most prominent Black celebrities for their talents that often get overlooked on other major award shows.

So who’s up to possibly win an award this Sunday? Take a look at some of the nomination below.

Video of The Year

“Loyal”- Chris Brown, Lil Wayne, Tyga

” Anaconda” – Nicki Minaj

“New Flame”- Chris Brown, Usher, Rick Ross

“7/11″ – Beyonce

“Glory”- John Legend, Common

“IDFWU”- Big Sean, E-40

Best Group

Rich Gang

Rae Sremmurd



Young Money Associates

A$AP Mob


Best Female Hip-Hop Artist


Iggy Azalea

Dej Loaf


Azealia Banks

Nicki Minaj

Best Female R&B/Pop Artist

Janelle Monae




Jhene Aiko


Best Collaboration

“IDFWU”- Big Sean, E-40

“Uptown Funk” – Bruno Mars, mark Ronson

“Loyal”- Chris Brown, Lil Wayne, Tyga

“New Flame”- Chris Brown, Usher, Rick Ross

“Glory”- John Legend, Common

“No Love (Remix)- August Alsina, Nicki Minaj

Best New Artist

Rae Sremmurd

Sam Smith

Dej Loaf

Bobby Shmurda


Fetty Wap

Video Director of the Year

Benny Boom

Ed Burke

Todd Tourso


Hype Williams

Chris Robinson

Fatima Robinson

BET Centric Award

“Uptown Funk”- Bruno Mars

“Dumb”- Meek Mill

“Stay With Me” – Sam Smith

“Earned It” – The Weekend

“Stay With Me” – Mary J. Blige

“Uptown Funk”-Mark Ronson

“Call My Name” – Avery Sunshine

“Dumb” – Jazmine Sullivan

Best Male R&B/Pop Artist


The Weekend

August Alsina

Chris Brown

Trey Songz

John Legend

Best Gospel Artist

Fred Hammond

Michelle Williams

Kortney Jamaal Pollard


Erica Campbell

Deitrick Haddon

Best Actress

Taraji P. Henson – “Empire”

Kerry Washington – “Scandal”

Viola Davia – “How to Get Away With Murder”

Tracee Ellis Ross – “Black-Ish”

Gabrielle Union – “Being Mary Jane”

Viewer’s Choice

“7/11″- Beyonce

“Try Me” – Dej Loaf

“Earned It”- The Weeknd

“Throw Sum Mo”- Nicki Minaj, Rae Sremmurd, Young Thug

“i”- Kendrick Lamar

“Only” – Nicki Minaj, Chris Brown, Drake, Lil Wayne

Best Actor

Anthony Anderson – “Black-ish”

Idris Elba

Kevin Hart

Terrence Howard – “Empire/Wayward Pines”

Jussie Smollet – “Empire”

Best Movie


Top Five

Think Like A Man Too


Beyond The Lights

BET YoungStars Award

Jacob Latimore

Quvenzhane Wallis

Jaden Smith

Mo’ne Davis


Best Female Athlete

Venus Williams

Candace Parker

Skylar Diggins

Serena Williams

Brittney Griner

Best Male Athlete

Lebron James

Stephen Curry

Floyd Mayweather, Jr.

Marshawn Lynch

Chris Paul

Best Male Hip-Hop Artist


J. Cole


Big Sean


Kendrick Lamar


Tune in to the BET Awards this Sunday at 8pm EST.