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BET Awards 2015: Who's Performing? Who's Nominated?

The BET Awards are starting to get even more interesting. We already knew that Nicki Minaj was slated to be performing, but now we've got an expanded lineup and confirmation! Minaj will be joined in the performer section with Kendrick Lamar, Chris Brown, and two more names added, Meek Mill and Ne-Yo.

Here are some of the nominees by Category:

Best Female R&B/Pop Artist
Janelle Monae
Jhene Aiko


Best Male R&B/Pop Artist
Chris Brown
Trey Songz
The Weeknd
August Alsina
John Legend


Best Group
A$AP Mob
Rae Sremmurd
Rich Gang
Young Money


Best Collaboration
Chris Brown Feat. Lil Wayne & Tyga - Loyal
Big Sean Feat. E-40 - IDFWU
August Alsina Feat. Nicki Minaj - No Love (Remix)
Chris Brown Feat. Usher & Rick Ross - New Flame
Common & John Legend - Glory (From the Motion Picture "Selma")
Mark Ronson Feat. Bruno Mars - Uptown Funk


Best Male Hip Hop Artist
Kendrick Lamar
Big Sean
J. Cole


Best Female Hip Hop Artist
Azealia Banks
Dej Loaf
Iggy Azalea
Nicki Minaj


Video of the Year
Beyonce - 7/11
Big Sean Feat. E-40 - IDFWU
Chris Brown Feat. Lil Wayne and Tyga - Loyal
Chris Brown Feat. Usher and Rick Ross - New Flame
Common & John Legend - Glory (From The Motion Picture "Selma)
Nicki Minaj - Anaconda

Best New Artist
Bobby Shmurda
Dej Loaf
Fetty Wap
Rae Sremmurd
Sam Smith


Best Actress
Gabrielle Union
Kerry Washington
Taraji P. Henson
Tracee Ellis Ross
Viola Davis


Best Actor
Anthony Anderson
Idris Elba
Jussie Smollet
Kevin Hart
Terrence Howard


Best Movie
Beyond the Lights
Think Like A Man Too
Top Five


Coca Cola Viewers Choice Awards
Rae Sremmurd Feat. Nicki Minaj and Young Thug
The Weeknd - Earned It (Fifty Shades of Grey Soundtrack)
Kendrick Lamar - i
Nicki Minaj Feat. Drake, Lil Wayne, and Chris Brown - Only
Beyonce - 7/11
Dej Loaf - Try Me


To see the complete list, visit BET.com.


Amy Cooper is a writer and pop culture fact nerd, and on multiple occasions has been referred to as a “Walking iPod.”