LOS ANGELES, May 15 (UPI) --
Here is a list of nominees for the 2nd Annual Black Entertainment Television Awards, which is scheduled to be presented on June 25 at the Kodak Theatre in Hollywood.
Best group: 112, B2K, Destiny's Child, Jagged Edge, OutKast
Male R&B: Craig David, Jaheim, Maxwell, musiq, Usher
Female R&B: Aaliyah, India.Arie, Mary J. Blige, Faith Evans, Alicia Keys
Male hip-hop: Busta Rhymes, Ja Rule, Jay-Z, Ludacris, Nas
Female hip-hop: Foxy Brown, Angie Martinez, Missy Elliott, Mystic, Trina
New artist: Ashanti, B2K, Craig David, Alicia Keys, Tweet
Gospel artist: Yolanda Adams, Kurt Carr, Kirk Franklin, Fred Hammond, CeCe Winans
Video of the year: Aaliyah, "Rock the Boat;" Busta Rhymes f/P. Diddy, "Pass the Courvosier"; Missy Elliott, "One Minute Man" (f/Ludacris and Trina); P. Diddy, "Bad Boy 4 Life" (f. Black Rob and Mark Curry); Usher, "You Got It Bad"
Actor: Morgan Freeman ("Along Came a Spider"); Eddie Murphy ("Dr. Dolittle 2," "Showtime," "Shrek"); Will Smith ("Ali"); Chris Tucker ("Rush Hour 2"); Denzel Washington ("Training Day," "John Q")
Actress: Aaliyah ("The Queen of the Damned"); Angela Bassett ("The Score"); Halle Berry ("Monster's Ball," "Swordfish"); Vivica A. Fox ("Kingdom Come," "Two Can Play That Game"); Jada Pinkett Smith ("Ali," "Kingdom Come")
Male athlete: Kobe Bryant, Allen Iverson, Derek Jeter, Michael Jordan, Tiger Woods
Female athlete: Laila Ali, Vonetta Flowers, Lisa Leslie, Serena Williams, Venus Williams
Viewer's choice: Aaliyah, "Rock the Boat;" B2K, "Uh Huh;" Ja Rule w/Ashanti, "Always on Time;" Lil' Bow Wow, "Take Ya Home;" Alicia Keys, "Fallin'"
Humanitarian Award: Muhammad Ali
Lifetime Achievement Award: Earth, Wind & Fire
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