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It’s that time of year!

The 2014 BET Awards are celebrating black excellence once again. GlobalGrind has been selected to exclusively announce the nominees of coveted categories like “Best Movie,” “Best Actor,” “Best Actress,” and the semi-new “Young Stars” category.

Of course the nominees for “Best Movie” include the Academy Award-winning 12 Years A Slave, Lee Daniel’s The Butler, independent film Fruitvale Station, The Best Man Holiday, and of course, Kevin Hart’s Let Me Explain.

The 2014 BET Awards will air live on Sunday, June 29 from the Nokia Theatre L.A. Live in Los Angeles, CA. For on the minute updates about this year’s BET Awards, follow them on Twitter @BETAWARDS. 

Check out the full list of nominees below.

Best Female R&B/Pop Artist 

Beyoncé

Janelle Monáe

Jhené Aiko

K. Michelle

Rihanna

Tamar Braxton

Best Male R&B/Pop Artist 

August Alsina

Chris Brown

John Legend

Justin Timberlake

Pharrell Williams

Best Group

A$AP Mob

Daft Punk

Macklemore & Ryan Lewis

TGT

Young Money

Best Collaboration

August Alsina f/ Trinidad Jame$ – I Luv This

Beyoncé f/ JAY Z – Drunk In Love

Drake f/ Majid Jordan – Hold On (We’re Going Home)

JAY Z f/ Justin Timberlake – Holy Grail

Robin Thicke f/ T.I. & Pharrell Williams – Blurred Lines

YG f/ Jeezy & Rich Homie Quan – My Hitta

Best Male Hip Hop Artist 

Drake

Future

J. Cole

JAY Z

Kendrick Lamar

Best Female Hip Hop Artist 

Angel Haze

Charli Baltimore

Eve

Iggy Azalea

Nicki Minaj

Video of the Year

Beyoncé – Partition

Beyoncé f/ JAY Z – Drunk In Love

Chris Brown – Fine China

Drake – Worst Behavior

Pharrell Williams – Happy

Video Director of the Year 

Benny Boom

Chris Brown

Colin Tilley

Director X

Hype Williams

Best New Artist

Ariana Grande

August Alsina

Mack Wilds

Rich Homie Quan

ScHoolboy Q

Best Gospel Artist

Donnie McClurkin

Erica Campbell

Hezekiah Walker

Tamela Mann

Tye Tribbett

Best Movie

12 Years a Slave

The Best Man Holiday

Fruitvale Station

Kevin Hart: Let Me Explain

Lee Daniels’ The Butler

Young Stars Award

Gabrielle Douglas

Jacob Latimore

Jaden Smith

KeKe Palmer

Zendaya

Best Actress

Angela Bassett

Gabrielle Union

Kerry Washington

Lupita Nyong’o

Oprah Winfrey

Best Actor

Chiwetel Ejiofor

Forest Whitaker

Idris Elba

Kevin Hart

Michael B. Jordan

PHOTO CREDIT: Getty

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