Beyonce & Jay Z Lead 2014 BET Awards

Beyonce and Jay-Z perform during the 56th GRAMMY Awards at Staples Center on January 26, 2014 in Los Angeles, CA

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BET has announced the nominees for the 2014 BET Awards. Beyoncé and Jay Z take the lead with four nominations each. Beyoncé is nominated for Best Female R&B/Pop Artist, Best Collaboration ("Drunk In Love"), and Video of the Year twice ("Partition," "Drunk In Love"). 

Besides being nominated alongside Beyoncé for Video of the Year and twice for Best Collaboration, Jay is also nominated for Best Male Hip Hop Artist.

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The nominations announcement comes two days after footage leaked of Solange attacking Jay Z in a The Standard Hotel elevator the night of the Met Gala.

Drake, Chris Brown, Pharrell Williams and August Alsina follow behind with three nominations each.

"This year's nominees represent the best of the culture," says Stephen Hill, BET's President of Music Programming and Specials via a press release. "It's great to see our talented new artist's right alongside our more beloved ones with long careers. We appreciate our BET Awards nomination committee, over 300 strong, for their efforts and congratulate all the nominees."

The host for the BET Awards will be announced tonight (May 14) during 106 & Park at 6pm EST.

The award show will air live from Los Angeles' Nokia Theatre L.A. Live on Sunday, June 29 at 8pm EST. 

Check out the full 2014 BET Awards nominees below: 

Best Female R&B/Pop Artist
Beyoncé 
Janelle Monáe 
Jhené Aiko 
K. Michelle 
Rihanna 
Tamar Braxton

Best Male R&B/Pop Artist
August Alsina 
Chris Brown 
John Legend
Justin Timberlake 
Pharrell Williams

Best Group
A$AP Mob 
Daft Punk 
Macklemore & Ryan Lewis 
TGT 
Young Money

Best Collaboration
August Alsina f/ Trinidad Jame$ - "I Luv This" 
Beyoncé f/ JAY Z – "Drunk In Love "
Drake f/ Majid Jordan – "Hold On (We're Going Home)"
JAY Z f/ Justin Timberlake – "Holy Grail" 
Robin Thicke f/ T.I. & Pharrell Williams – "Blurred Lines" 
YG f/ Jeezy & Rich Homie Quan – "My Hitta"

Best Male Hip Hop Artist
Drake 
Future 
J. Cole 
JAY Z 
Kendrick Lamar

Best Female Hip Hop Artist
Angel Haze 
Charli Baltimore 
Eve 
Iggy Azalea 
Nicki Minaj

Video of the Year
Beyoncé – "Partition" 
Beyoncé f/ JAY Z – "Drunk In Love" 
Chris Brown – "Fine China" 
Drake –  "Worst Behavior" 
Pharrell Williams –  "Happy"

Video Director of the Year
Benny Boom 
Chris Brown 
Colin Tilley 
Director X 
Hype Williams

Best New Artist
Ariana Grande 
August Alsina 
Mack Wilds 
Rich Homie Quan
ScHoolboy Q

Best Gospel Artist
Donnie McClurkin 
Erica Campbell 
Hezekiah Walker 
Tamela Mann
Tye Tribbett

Best Actress
Angela Bassett 
Gabrielle Union 
Kerry Washington 
Lupita Nyong’o 
Oprah Winfrey

Best Actor
Chiwetel Ejiofor 
Forest Whitaker 
Idris Elba 
Kevin Hart 
Michael B. Jordan

YoungStars Award
Gabrielle Douglas 
Jacob Latimore 
Jaden Smith 
KeKe Palmer 
Zendaya

Best Movie
12 Years a Slave 
The Best Man Holiday 
Fruitvale Station 
Kevin Hart: Let Me Explain 
Lee Daniels' The Butler

Subway Sportswoman of the Year
Brittney Griner 
Lolo Jones 
Serena Williams 
Skylar Diggins 
Venus Williams

Subway Sportsman of the Year
Blake Griffin 
Carmelo Anthony 
Floyd Mayweather Jr. 
Kevin Durant 
LeBron James

Centric Award
Aloe Blacc – "The Man"
Jennifer Hudson f/ T.I. – "I Can't Describe (The Way I Feel)"
Jhené Aiko – "The Worst"
LiV Warfield – "Why Do You Lie?"
Wale f/ Sam Dew – "LoveHate Thing"

Best International Act: Africa
Davido (Nigeria) 
Diamond Platnumz (Tanzania) 
Mafikizolo (South Africa) 
Sarkodie (Ghana) 
Tiwa Savage (Nigeria) Toofan (Togo)

Best International Act: UK
Dizzee Rascal 
Ghetts 
Krept & Konan 
Laura Mvula 
Rita Ora
Tinie Tempah