Kanye West (Mark Metcalfe/Getty Images)

The nominees for the 2012 BET Awards were unveiled Tuesday. Kanye West pulled in the most nominations with seven. Beyoncé followed with six, and Jay-Z received five. Samuel L. Jackson will host the July 1 ceremony, to be held at Los Angeles' Shrine Auditorium, where performers will include Nicki Minaj and Chris Brown.

Here's the full list of nominees, courtesy of the Los Angeles Times:

Best female R&B artist: Marsha Ambrosius, Beyoncé, Mary J. Blige, Melanie Fiona, Rihanna


Best male R&B artist: Chris Brown, Bruno Mars, Miguel, Trey Songz, Usher

Best group: Bad Meets Evil, Diddy-Dirty Money, Maybach Music Group, Mindless Behavior, The Throne (Jay-Z & Kanye West)

Best collaboration: Beyoncé featuring J. Cole: "Party"; Big Sean featuring Kanye West and Roscoe Dash: "Marvin & Chardonnay"; DJ Khaled featuring Drake, Rick Ross and Lil Wayne: "I'm on One"; Drake featuring Lil Wayne and Tyga: "The Motto"; The Throne (Jay-Z and Kanye West) featuring Otis Redding: "Otis"; Wale featuring Miguel: "Lotus Flower Bomb"


Best male hip-hop artist: Big Sean, Drake, J. Cole, Lil Wayne, Rick Ross, Young Jeezy

Best female hip-hop artist: Diamond, Nicki Minaj, Brianna Perry, Trina

Video of the year: Beyoncé: "Countdown"; Beyoncé: "Love on Top"; The Throne (Jay-Z and Kanye West): "N***as in Paris"; The Throne (Jay-Z and Kanye West) featuring Otis Redding: "Otis"; Usher: "Climax"


Video director of the year: Beyoncé and Alan Ferguson; Benny Boom; Chris Brown and Godfrey Tabarez; Kanye West; Hype Williams

Best new artist: A$AP Rocky, Big Sean, Diggy Future, Meek Mill

Best gospel: Yolanda Adams, Kim Burrell, James Fortune and FIYA, Fred Hammond, Trin-I-Tee 5:7


Best actress: Angela Bassett, Viola Davis, Taraji P. Henson, Regina King, Zoe Saldana

Best actor: Don Cheadle, Common, Idris Elba, Kevin Hart, Denzel Washington

Young Stars Award: Astro, Diggy, Jacob Latimore, Keke Palmer, Willow Smith

Best movie: Good Deeds, Jumping the Broom, Laugh at My Pain, Red Tails, The Help

Subway sportswoman of the year: Skylar Diggins, Brittney Griner, Candace Parker, Serena Williams, Venus Williams


Subway sportsman of the year: Carmelo Anthony, Kobe Bryant, Victor Cruz, Kevin Durant, LeBron James

Coca-Cola Viewer's Choice Award: Beyoncé: "Love on Top"; Chris Brown: "Turn Up the Music"; Drake featuring Lil Wayne and Tyga: "The Motto"; Mindless Behavior: "Hello"; The Throne (Jay-Z and Kanye West) featuring Otis Redding: "Otis;" Wale featuring Miguel: "Lotus Flower Bomb"

Centric Award: Common, Estelle, Robert Glasper, Robin Thicke, Tyrese

Best international act: AfricaCamp Mulla (Kenya), Ice Prince (Nigeria), Lira (South Africa), Mokobe (Mali), Sarkodie (Ghana), Wizkid (Nigeria)


Best international act: UK: Estelle, Labrinth, Emeli Sande, Sway, Wretch 32

Read more at the Los Angeles Times.