News: Fabolous Ready To Face Jay-Z & Ludacris At BET Awards, "I Can't Wait To Go There" [Video]
Monday, May 24, 2010 9:36AM
Grammy-nominated rapper Fabolous recently shared his reaction to receiving a BET Award nomination and confirmed his attendance at this year's annual showcase.
Facing off in categories like "Best Male Hip Hop Artist" against stiff competition like Jay-Z and Ludacris, Fab said he hoped to go home with an award.
"I'm very appreciative of that," Fab said acknowledging his BET Awards nominations. "We make music and you hope that it's well received and I hope to win an award, you know, to be nominated is the first step in that so I can't wait to go there to the BET Awards, [see] the festivities, watch the great performances and see if I can bring one home." (Miss LS)
Fab has been nominated in three BET Awards categories.
"Best Male Hip Hop Artist" B.o.B. Drake Fabolous Jay-Z Ludacris "Best Collaboration" BeyoncĂ© f/ Lady Gaga - Video Phone B.o.B. f/ Bruno Mars - Nothin' On You Drake & Trey Songz - Successful Drake f/ Lil Wayne, Kanye West & Eminem - Forever Jay-Z & Alicia Keys - Empire State of Mind Trey Songz f/ Fabolous - Say Aah "Viewers Choice Nominees" BeyoncĂ© - Sweet Dreams Jay-Z & Alicia Keys - Empire State of Mind Monica - Everything To Me Rihanna f/ Young Jeezy - Hard Trey Songz f/ Fabolous - Say Aah Young Money (Lil Wayne, Gudda Gudda, Nicki Minaj, Jae Millz, Drake, Tyga) f/ Lloyd - Bedrock (Chiff)
Jay-Z and Beyonce lead this year's ceremony with the most nods.
Rapper Jay-Z and his wife, Beyonce, will compete in three categories at the 2010 BET Awards. They're both nominated for video of the year, best collaboration and viewers' choice. Jay-Z received two nominations in the video of the year category, which includes newcomers B.o.B and Melanie Fiona. Jay-Z is the top contender with five nominations; he's also up for best male hip-hop artist. Beyonce, Fiona and Alicia Keys, who follow with four nods each, are all up for best R&B female artist. R&B crooner Trey Songz also received four nominations. (ABC News)
Nominees were formally announced last week in New York City.
The nominations were announced today by Queen Latifah, Diddy, Dirty Money and Stephen Hill, BET's president of music programming & specials, at the Rooftop Garden in New York City. Produced in association with Cossette Productions, the BET Awards recognize the achievements of artists, actors and athletes in 19 categories, including the Viewer's Choice award and the Centric Award. For a complete list of nominees, visit www.bet.com/betawards. (Billboard)
The annual ceremony is set to kick-off Sunday, June 27th from Los Angeles, California.
Check out Fabolous speaking on the BET Awards 2010 down below: