Terrence J, Rocsi and Jamie Foxx // BET Awards '09 Nominee Announcements

Yes, we are about 10 days late and $100 bucks short (sue us! haha) but the nominees for the 2009 BET Awards were announced last Tuesday (May 12th) at the BET Studios in New York City. Keri Hilson, Pharell Williams, The Dream, BET Awards ’09 host Jamie Foxx and more all came through to pose for pictures and announce the nominees/performers, all of which can be found when you continue reading!

The #1 rated awards show among Black viewing audiences will air live Sunday, June 28th at 8/7c from Los Angeles’ historic Shrine Auditorium and will feature confirmed performers Ne-Yo, Maxwell, The Dream and Kanye West. Hit up BET.com for more information and to stay updated as more performers will be added soon. Check out the nominees below!

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THE 2009 BET AWARDS NOMINEES:

Video of the Year
Beyoncé – “If I Were a Boy”
Beyoncé – “Single Ladies (Put a Ring On It)”
Jamie Foxx f/ T-Pain – “Blame It”
T.I. f/ Rihanna – “Live Your Life”
Kanye West – “Heartless”

Best Male R&B Artist

The-Dream
Jamie Foxx
Ryan Leslie
Ne-Yo
T-Pain

Best Female R&B Artist

Beyoncé
Keyshia Cole
Keri Hilson
Jennifer Hudson
Jazmine Sullivan

Best Male Hip-Hop Artist
Lil Wayne
Rick Ross
T.I.
Kanye West
Young Jeezy

Best Female Hip-Hop Artist

Lil Mama
M.I.A.
Trina

Best Group
Day26
GS Boyz
N.E.R.D.
The Roots
Three 6 Mafia

Best New Artist
Keri Hilson
Kid Cudi
Ryan Leslie
M.I.A.
Jazmine Sullivan

Viewer’s Choice
Beyoncé – “Single Ladies (Put a Ring On It)”
Keri Hilson f/ Lil Wayne – “Turnin’ Me On”
Lil Wayne – “A Milli”
Soulja Boy Tell’em f/ Sammie – “Kiss Me Thru the Phone”
T.I. f/ Rihanna – “Live Your Life”
T-Pain f/ Lil Wayne – “Can’t Believe It”
Kanye West – “Love Lockdown”

Best Collaboration
Jamie Foxx f/ T-Pain – “Blame It”
Keri Hilson f/ Lil Wayne – “Turnin’ Me On”
Jim Jones f/ Ron Browz and Juelz Santana – “Pop Champagne”
T.I. f/ Rihanna – “Live Your Life”
Yung L.A. f/ Young Dro and T.I. – “Ain’t I”

Video Director of the Year
Benny Boom
Rik Cordero
Gil Green
Chris Robinson
Hype Williams

BET J Award
Musiq Soulchild
Raphael Saadiq
Seal
Solange
Jazmine Sullivan

Best Gospel Artist
Regina Belle
Shirley Caesar
Mary Mary
Smokie Norfu
Trin-I-Tee 5:7