Drake, Rihanna, Beyonce Lead 2016 BET Awards Nominations -- See the Complete List!
By Sophie Schillaci
All that "Work" is paying off.
Drake and Rihanna are among the top-nominated artists for this year's BET Awards, with the rapper and his nine nominations -- including Male Hip Hop Artist, Video of the Year and Best Collaboration for "Where Ya At" featuring Future -- leading the pack.
Rih ties with Beyonce for second place, scoring five nominations apiece. Both ladies are up for the top honors of Best Female R&B/Pop Artist, Video of the Year and Best Collaboration -- Bey for "Feeling Myself" with Nicki Minaj, Rih for "Work" featuring Drake.
The winners will be revealed during the 2016 BET Awards ceremony, taking place at Microsoft Theater on Sunday, June 26.
"In addition to celebrating the best in entertainment, we'll also spend time throghout the show remembering Prince as only BET can," Stephen Hill, BET President of Programming, said in a statement issued on Thursday. "You can count on memorable perforamnces and moments in honor of a true legend."
No word yet on which superstars might lend their voices to pay tribute to the late icon, who died suddenly on April 21, but you can see the complete list of BET Awards nominees below.