Late singer/actress Aaliyah leads the field for the second annual BET Awards with a total of four nominations. Tied with three nods apiece are B2K and Alicia Keys, while rapper Ja Rule has two. Along

Late singer/actress Aaliyah leads the field for the second annual BET Awards with a total of four nominations. Tied with three nods apiece are B2K and Alicia Keys, while rapper Ja Rule has two. Along with best female R&B artist, Aaliyah is up for best video and the viewer's choice award for the single "Rock the Boat," as well as best actress for her role in "The Queen of the Damned."

B2K and Keys will go head-to-head in the best new artist category, which also includes Craig David, Tweet, and Ashanti, whose eponymous debut broke The Billboard 200 record for first-week sales for a female solo artist's first album in the Nielsen SoundScan era.

This year's special honorees are lifetime achievement award winner Earth, Wind & Fire and humanitarian award winner Muhammad Ali. The BET Awards honor musicians, actors, and athletes.

Hosted by Steve Harvey and Cedric "The Entertainer," the June 25 ceremony will be broadcast live from Los Angeles' Kodak Theatre beginning at 9 p.m. ET (rebroadcast at 9 p.m. PT).

Below is the complete list of BET's music nominees (for the full list, visit BET.com.

Best group:
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B2K
Destiny's Child
Jagged Edge
Outkast

Best new artist:
Ashanti
B2K
Craig David
Alicia Keys
Tweet

Best female R&B artist:
Aaliyah
India.Arie
Mary J. Blige
Faith Evans
Alicia Keys

Best male R&B artist:
Craig David
Jaheim
Maxwell
Musiq
Usher

Best female hip-hop artist:
Foxy Brown
Angie Martinez
Missy Elliott
Mystic
Trina

Best male hip-hop artist:
Busta Rhymes
Ja Rule
Jay-Z
Ludacris
Nas

Best gospel artist:
Yolanda Adams
Kurt Carr
Kirk Franklin
Fred Hammond
CeCe Winans

Best video:
"Rock the Boat," Aaliyah
"Pass the Courvosier," Busta Rhymes featuring P. Diddy
"One Minute Man," Missy Elliott featuring Ludacris & Trina
"Bad Boy 4 Life," P. Diddy featuring Black Rob and Mark Curry
"You Got It Bad," Usher

Viewer's choice, single:
"Rock the Boat," Aaliyah
"Uh-Huh," B2K
"Always on Time," Ja Rule featuring Ashanti
"Take Ya Home," Lil' Bow Wow
"Fallin'," Alicia Keys

Lifetime achievement award:
Earth, Wind & Fire