BMI Affiliates on Track to Win BET Awards

Posted in News on May 28, 2014
Pictured: August Alsina
Pictured: August Alsina

The 2014 BET Awards are right around the corner and BMI affiliates are set for big wins. Slated for June 29 in Los Angeles’ Nokia Theatre and nationally broadcast on BET, the show honors the best of the past year’s R&B, Hip-Hop and Pop music, as well as movies, sports personalities and more. New Orleans newcomer August Alsina leads the pack of BMI nominees with an impressive four nods, including Best New Artist and Best Male R&B Pop Artist. Not far behind are Chris Brown and recent BMI signee Jhené Aiko, who both snagged three nominations including Best Male R&B Pop Artist and Best Female R&B Pop Artist, respectively. With performances by top-tier talent and Chris Rock hosting, the show is sure to be a fun one. Congratulations to all who were nominated!

Check out the full list of BMI nominees:

Best Female R&B/Pop Artist
Jhené Aiko
K. Michelle
Tamar Braxton

Best Male R&B/Pop Artist
August Alsina
Chris Brown
John Legend

Best Group
A$AP Mob
Daft Punk
Macklemore & Ryan Lewis
Young Money

Best Collaboration
August Alsina f/ Trinidad Jame$ - “I Luv This”
YG f/ Jeezy & Rich Homie Quan – “My Hitta”

Best Male Hip Hop Artist
J. Cole

Best Female Hip Hop Artist
Charli Baltimore
Nicki Minaj

Video of the Year
Chris Brown – “Fine China”

Video Director of the Year
Chris Brown

Best New Artist
August Alsina
Mack Wilds
Rich Homie Quan
ScHoolboy Q

Best Gospel Artist
Donnie McClurkin
Tamela Mann

Centric Award
Aloe Blacc – “The Man”
Jhené Aiko – “The Worst”
LiV Warfield – “Why Do You Lie?”

Coca-Cola Viewers’ Choice Award
Jhené Aiko – “The Worst”
August Alsina f/ Trinidad Jame$ - “I Luv This”

Best International Act: UK
Dizzee Rascal
Laura Mvula
Rita Ora
Tinie Tempah