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Brown, Minaj Top BET Nominations

5/19/2015, 11:43 a.m.
Chris Brown and Nicki Minaj are the top contenders at the upcoming BET Award with six nominations each.
Chris Brown performs at the Billboard Music Awards at the MGM Grand Garden Arena on Sunday.

(AP) - Chris Brown and Nicki Minaj are the top contenders at the upcoming BET Award with six nominations each.

Brown will compete twice for video of the year with the hits "Loyal" and "New Flame" at the June 28 show in Los Angeles, BET announced Monday. Minaj is up for the top prize with her eye-popping "Anaconda" music video.

Beyonce and Lil Wayne follow with four nominations each. Beyonce's "7/11" also will compete for video of the year, along with Big Sean's "IDFWU" and Common and John Legend's Oscar-winning "Glory," from the film "Selma."

Brown's nominations include best male R&B/pop artist and viewers' choice award. He's nominated twice for best collaboration thanks to "Loyal," which features Lil Wayne and Tyga, and "New Flame," which co-stars Usher and Rick Ross.

Minaj is nominated for best female hip-hop artist, best group as a member of Young Money and best collaboration for the remix of "No Love" with August Alsina.