NEW YORK (AP) -- If video-of-the-year nominee Usher  wins at the BET Awards this summer, he won't be far away: He's agreed to perform at the show.
Kanye West  has the most nominations with seven. Beyoncé  follows with six, and her husband, Jay-Z , is up for five. Usher's competition for the top award includes two collaborative songs by Jay-Z and West, and two songs by Beyoncé.
Comedians Kevin Hart and Cedric the Entertainer will present awards. Samuel L. Jackson will host. The show airs at 8 p.m. EDT on BET.
- The Juice