Justin Bieber, Queen Latifah, Gladys Knight, Bruno Mars and Nicki Minaj are coming to the BET Awards.
BET Networks said Wednesday that the entertainers will appear on Sunday’s ceremony, which will be broadcast live from the Shrine Auditorium in Los Angeles. They’ll join a star-studded lineup set to include performances by Beyonce, Alicia Keys, Lil Wayne, Jill Scott, Drake and Mary J. Blige. The BET Awards honor the year’s top actors, athletes and musicians. Chris Brown leads nominees with six nods, followed by Lil Wayne with five.Kanye West, Drake and Rihanna are up for four awards each. Minaj, Mars, Trey Songz, Cee Lo Green and B.o.B. also received multiple nominations.
Nicki Minaj is Nominated for “Best Female Hip-Hop” Artist @ BET Awards 11. Nicki Minaj is also nominated for “Viewers’ Choice Award” for Moment 4 Life featuring Drake & Bottoms Up w/ Trey Songz, you can now vote here. Make sure you watch the 2011 BET Awards scheduled to air live from LA on the BET cable channel on Sunday, June 26, 2011. More information to follow, stay tuned to mypinkfriday.com.
A new lineup of chart-topping artists will take the stage when the Billboard Music Awards return next month.
Nominees Nicki Minaj and Pitbull, plus The Voice coach Cee Lo Green, will perform at the show, which airs live from Las Vegas on May 22 on ABC, the network confirms.
Hangover 2 star Ken Jeong will serve as host of the newly revived show, which returns after a five-year hiatus.
Nicki Minaj is set to present at The 53rd Annual Grammy Awards airing Sunday, Febuary 13, 2011 on NBC!
The competition is fierce for the 42nd NAACP Image Awards. 50 Cent was on hand to announce the nominees earlier today in Beverly Hills, with Sade leading the music categories with four nominations, while Rihanna, Kanye West, Usher, Nicki Minaj, Willow Smith, Beyoncé, Maxwell, and Alicia Keys all nabbed nods for their respective accomplishments.
Sade, who released her critically-acclaimed Soldier of Love last year, was honored in Outstanding Female Artist, Outstanding Song and Music Video for “Soldier of Love,” and Outstanding Album. In the latter category, Sade is up against Usher’s Raymond v. Raymond, Kanye West’s My Beautiful Dark Twisted Fantasy, John Legend and The Roots’ Wake Up!, and Smokey Robinson’s Now and Then.
Nicki Minaj goes head-to-head with Willow Smith for Outstanding New Artist, where they’ll duke it out against Bruno Mars, B.o.B, and Jason Derulo. Rihanna received two nods for Outstanding Female Artist and Outstanding Duo, Group, or Collaboration with Eminem for “Love the Way You Lie,” while Alicia Keys was honored for “Un-thinkable (I’m Ready)” in Outstanding Music Video and Outstanding Song.
Tune in to see who takes home a statue when the winners are revealed live on March 4 at 8 p.m. on FOX.
Outstanding New Artist