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2016 BET Award Nominees are Here!


These are your 2016 BET Award Nominees and who I picked to win. Drake leads all nominees with 9. Beyoncé and Rihanna have 5.

Best Female R&B/Pop Artist

Andra Day
K. Michelle
(Chris Cole pick: Adele, I mean she sold like 2 million in the first week. That’s insane.)

Best Male R&B/Pop Artist

Bryson Tiller
Chris Brown
The Weeknd
(Chris Cole pick: Bryson Tiller dominated the streets, bedroom and radio)

Best Group

ColleGrove (2 Chainz & Lil Wayne)
Drake & Future
Puff Daddy & The Family
Rae Sremmurd
The Internet
(Chris Cole pick: Rae Sremmurd. The only actual real group besides The Internet on this group.)

Best Collaboration

Big Sean – “Play No Games” f. Chris Brown & Ty Dolla $ign
Big Sean – “One Man Can Change The World” f. Kanye West & John Legend
Future – “Where Ya At” f. Drake
Nicki Minaj – “Feeling Myself” f. Beyoncé
Rihanna – “Work” f. Drake
(Chris Cole pick: Fav song on list is “Play No Games” by Big Sean but Future’s “Where Ya At” is where it’s at.

Best Male Hip Hop Artist

Fetty Wap
J. Cole
Kanye West
Kendrick Lamar
(Chris Cole pick: Hardest one man but Future owned it)

Best Female Hip Hop Artist

DeJ Loaf
Lil Kim
Missy Eliott
Nicki Minaj
Remy Ma
(Chris Cole pick: Dej Loaf probably grab this one but i’m rooting for Missy Elliot or Remy Ma)

Video of the Year

Beyoncé – “Formation
Bryson Tiller – “Don’t”
Drake – “Hotline Bling”
Kendrick Lamar – “Alright”
Rihanna – “Work” f. Drake
(Chris Cole Pick: Beyoncé “Formation” slights Kendrick “Alright” by just a hair.)

Video Director of the Year

Benny Boom
Chris Brown (Ed. note: huh?)
Colin Tilley & The Little Homies (Kendrick Lamar & Dave Free)
Director X
Hype Williams
(Chris Cole pick: Hype Williams. I don’t what videos he did lately but its Hype Williams.)

Best New Artist

Alessia Cara
Andra Day
Bryson Tiller
Tory Lanez
(Chris Cole pick: If Bryson Tiller doesn’t win I will be surprised.)

Dr. Bobby Jones Best Gospel/Inspirational Award

Anthony Brown & Group Therapy
Erica Campbell
Kirk Franklin
Tamela Mann
Tasha Cobbs
(Chris Cole pick: Lecrae it’s your time!)

Best Actress

Gabrielle Union
Kerry Washington
Taraji P. Henson
Tracee Ellis Ross
Viola Davis
(Chris Cole pick: Cookie bishes)

Best Actor

Anthony Anderson
Courtney B. Vance
Idris Elba
Michael B. Jordan
O’Shea Jackson Jr.
(Chris Cole pick: Tough one but I’ll ride with Michael B. based on the Creed movie)

YoungStars Award

Amandla Stenberg
Quvenzhané Wallis
Willow Smith
Yara Shahidi
(Chris Cole pick: Can Jaden Smith be nominated for the hell of it? )

Best Movie

Beats Of No Nation
Straght Outta Compton
(Chris Cole pick: Not fair that I have to pick between Creed and Straight Outta Compton)

Sportswoman of the Year

Cheyenne Woods
Gabrielle Douglas
Serena Williams
Skylar Diggins
Venus Williams
(Chris Cole Pick: Serena, easy.)

Sportsman of the Year

Cam Newton
Kobe Bryant
LeBron James
Odell Beckham Jr.
Stephen Curry
(Chris Cole pick: Steph Curry no explanation needed)

Coca-Cola Viewers’ Choice Award

Beyoncé – “Formation”
Bryson Tiller – “Don’t”
Chris Brown – “Back To Sleep”
Drake – “Hotline Bling”
Future – “Where Ya At” f. Drake
Rihanna – “Work” f. Drake
(Chris Cole pick: All these songs are dope but “Back To Sleep” is forever a bedroom classic.)

Centric Award

Andra Day – “Rise Up”
Beyoncé – “Formation”
K. Michelle – “Not A Little Bit”
Rihanna – “BBHMM”
The Internet – “Under Control”
(Chris Cole pick: Formation)

Best International Act Africa

AKA (South Africa)
Black Coffee (South Africa)
Casper Nyovest (South Africa)
Diamond Platnumz (Tanzania)
MzVee (Ghana)
Serge Beynaud (Cote D’ivoire)
WizKid (Nigeria)
Ayemi Alade (Nigeria)
(Chris Cole pick: Man I don’t know any of they music I can’t front.)

Best International Act UK

Krept & Konan
Lianne La Havas
Tinie Tempah
(Chris Cole Pick: Skepta got the Grime scene going ape shit right now in the UK)

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