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The BET Awards were established in 2001 by the Black Entertainment Television network to celebrate African Americans and other minorities in music, acting, sports, and other fields of entertainment over the past year.
The awards are presented annually, and are broadcast live on BET. The annual presentation ceremony features performances by artists, and some of the awards of more popular interest are presented in a televised ceremony.
Announcing the nominations were Tamar Braxton and Kendrick Lamar each of whom also received nominations. Drake leads with 12 nods, followed by Lamar and 2 Chainz tied with eight nods. A$AP Rocky has five with Jay-Z, while Justin Timberlake and Miguel are tied with four. Drake is nominated three times for the top prize, Video of the Year. His hit single "Started from the Bottom" and "HYFR" will compete with his collaborations with 2 Chainz ("No Lie"), Kendrick Lamar ("Poetic Justice"), and A$AP Rocky ("Problems"). The top award, Video of the Year, has 10 nominees for the first time ever, including Justin Timberlake's "Suit & Tie", Kanye West's "Mercy", Miguel's "Adorn", Rihanna's "Diamonds" and Macklemore's & Ryan Lewis' "Thrift Shop".
With her eighth nomination, Beyoncé tied Mary J. Blige for the most nominations received for Best Female R&B Artist.
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The 2013 BET Awards will be held at the Nokia Theatre L.A. Live in Los Angeles, California on June 30, 2013. The awards ceremony recognize Americans in music, movies, sports and other fields of entertainment over the past year. Chris Tucker will host the event. The BET Awards nominations were announced May 14, 2013 at a press conference on the rooftop of L.A.'s Icon Ultra Lounge, just up the street from the Nokia Theatre, where the BET Awards will be staged for the first time. Chris Brown was announced as the first confirmed performer. Charlie Wilson was announced as this year's Cadillac Lifetime Achievement Award honoree. R. Kelly will also perform at the awards show. This year's show will be the culmination of the cable network's first ever BET Experience, a three-day music and lifestyle fest done in partnership with AEG Live.
A three-day destination festival called the BET Experience, BET revealed a freshly inked deal with Anschutz Entertainment Group that would bring the show to the glitzy, $2.5-billion L.A. Live complex in 2013. "It allows us to take the show to the next level," said Debra Lee, chairman and chief executive of BET. "We are making more opportunities for advertisers and taking it to a level that can get more consumers involved. In addition to concerts, comedy shows and the new home of the BET Awards, the BET Experience 3-day weekend will feature “106 & Park” LIVE, BET Fan Fest, film screenings, BET Revealed seminars, BET GRAMMY® Museum exhibit, various social events and celebrity appearances. BET Experience will climax with the BET Awards broadcasting live from Nokia Theatre L.A. LIVE, June 30, 2013.