Drake, A$AP Rocky and Jay-Z nominated for BET awards



Drake leads the way at this year's Black Entertainment Television (BET) awards with 12 nominations.

The Canadian rapper is nominated five times in one category, for video of the year.

Rappers Kendrick Lamar and 2 Chainz have been nominated for eight awards each.

Other nominees include A$AP Rocky and Jay-Z, who have five each, with Justin Timberlake and singer Miguel tied on four.

Wiley, Emeli Sande, Estelle, Rita Ora, Labrinth and Marsha Ambrosius are in the running for the best international act: UK.

Chris Brown and R. Kelly have been confirmed as performers on the night.

Rush Hour star Chris Tucker will host the annual event on 30 June at the Nokia Theatre in Los Angeles.

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