Fanfare for the tenth-annual BET Awards 2010 is in full swing right now at the historic Shrine Auditorium in Los Angeles! The BET Awards 2010 will air live on BET tonight, Sunday, June 27, 2010, at 8 p.m. EST (5 p.m. PST). Many hip-hop artists, R&B singers and rap stars are slated to perform at the BET Awards 2010 tonight, and Queen Latifah will host the ceremonies. Performing at tonight’s award show, a newly-pregnant Alicia Keys and a newly-sober Eminem. Also, rapper Kanye West, multiple-category BET Awards 2010 nominee Drake, R&B heartthrob Usher, and many, many more. (See BET Awards 2010 photos here!)
The tenth-annual BET Awards 2010 will honor “artists, entertainers and athletes in 19 categories,” according to the event’s official press release last month. Hot female artists such as Rihanna, Beyonce, Alicia Keys, Mary J. Blige, Lil’ Kim and Trina are all up for awards at the BET Awards 2010. Not to be outdone, the list of male artists nominated for BET Awards boasts names like Drake, Jay-Z, Ludacris, Trey Songz, Usher and Maxwell.
BET Awards 2010 ‘Best Collaboration’ Nominees: (See Winners List Here!)
Lady Gaga and Beyonce
Drake and Trey Songz
Jay-Z and Alicia Keys
Drake, Eminem and Lil Wayne
Trey Songz and Fabulous
B.O.B and Bruno Mars
BET Awards 2010 ‘Best Group’ Nominees: (See Winners List Here!)
Black Eyed Peas
Diddy – Dirty Money
Chart-topping R&B artist Drake is nominated for Viewer’s Choice, Best New Artist, two Best Collaboration awards and more. On the BET Awards 2010 red carpet, Drake looked cool and casual in a leather jacket, shades and a white tee, hanging with red carpet anchor, Nick Cannon. See photos of red carpet fashion at the BET Awards Sunday night right here!
The legendary Prince, or the artist formerly known as Prince, or The Artist, or a few Wingdings symbols, or whatever he would currently like to be referred to as, will be honored for a Lifetime Achievement Award at tonight’s BET Awards 2010 ceremonies.
R&B star Monica wore a sleek white blazer, sexy cropped hairstyle and custom thigh-highs boots by Reynold’s Aluminum Foil on the BET Awards 2010 red carpet. Monica thanked her son, mother and aunt, as well as fans when she won the BET Awards Centric award early in the evening.
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