Call this the year of Drake, between his album and his collaborations, Drake is up for 12 nominations at the 2013 BET Awards. Newcomer Kendrick Lamar follows with eight nods, along with 2 Chainz. The nominees were announced today during a special episode of 106 & Park featuring Elle Varner and A$AP Rocky as guest-hosts. Speaking of A$AP Rocky, he is up for five nods, and Elle Varner, a rookie last year, is up for Best Female Artist.
Comedian Chris Tucker is slated to host the 2013 BET Awards. Yes! I feel a Friday reunion in the works. Chris Brown is scheduled to perform during the Drake show. Uh-Oh!
Check out the complete list of nominees when you continue. You will notice that some of your favorites may not have made the list this year. The categories are quite competitive, although the Best Female Hip Hop Artist looks like another “W” for Nicki Minaj… Continue Reading →