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Holly Frith

16:25 18th May 2011

Kanye West, Rihanna and Willow Smith are among the nominees for this year's Bet Awards 2011.

The rapper picked up a total of three nominations for Best Male Hip Hop Artist, Best Collaboration and Video Of The Year.

Rihanna is nominated for two awards, including two nominations for Best Collaboration with 'What's My Name?' featuring Drake and for her vocals on Kanye West's 'All Of The Lights'.

B.O.B, Lil Wayne and Rick Ross are all competing for Male Hip Hop Artist, with Beyonce, Keri Hilson, Rihanna, Jennifer Hudson, Marsha Ambrosius and Rihanna nominated for Best Female R&B Artist.

Bruno Mars, Willow Smith and Wiz Khalifa are nominated for Best New Artist.

The Bet Awards Nominations 2011:

Best Male Hip Hop Artist

Lil Wayne
Rick Ross
Kanye West

Best Female Hip Hop Artist

Lola Monroe
Nicki Minaj

Best Female R&B Artist

Marsha Ambrosius
Keri Hilson
Jennifer Hudson

Best Male R&B Artist

Chris Brown
Cee-Lo Green
Bruno Mars
Trey Songz

Best Group

Diddy Dirty Money
Cali Swag District
New Boyz
Travis Porter

Best Collaboration

B.o.B ft. Haley Williams of Paramore, 'Airplanes'
Chris Brown ft. Lil Wayne & Busta Rhymes, 'Look At Me Now'
Kanye West ft. Rihanna, 'All of the Lights'
Chris Brown ft. Tyga & Kevin McCall, 'Deuces'
Waka Flocka Flame ft. Roscoe Dash & Wale, 'No Hands'
Rihanna ft. Drake, 'What’s My Name'

Best New Artist

J. Cole
Bruno Mars
Willow Smith
Wiz Khalifa

Videof the Year

'Far Away', by Marsha Ambrosius
'Airplanes', by B.o.B ft. Hayley Williams of Paramore
'Look At Me Now' by Chris Brown ft. Lil Wayne & Busta Rhymes
'Pretty Girl Rock', by Keri Hilson
'Whip My Hair', by Willow Smith
'Runaway', by Kanye West ft. Pusha T

Best Actress

Halle Berry
Taraji P. Henson
Regina King
Zoë Saldana
Kerry Washington

Best Actor

Laz Alonso
Chris Brown
Don Cheadle
Idris Elba
Jamie Foxx

Best Movie

Death at a Funeral
For Colored Girls
The Book of Eli
Tyler Perry’s Why Did I Get Married, Too?

Sportsman of the Year

Carmelo Anthony
Kobe Bryant
LeBron James
Derrick Rose
Michael Vick

BETS Awards 2010 - Highlights

  • Joesph Jackson

  • Beyonce

  • Kanye West and model Amber Rose

  • Ne-Yo

  • Tyra Banks

  • Keri Hilson

  • Estelle

  • Soulja Boy

  • Alicia Keys

  • Jamie Foxx

  • Jamie Foxx

  • Tatyana Ali

  • Janet Jackson

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