Drake leads BET Awards with 12 nominations

BET Award nominations announced

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Drake has a new reason to be super-duper proud of Drake: The 25-year-old rapper received his high school diploma 10 years after dropping out.

Nominees have been announced for the 2013 BET awards show.

Drake leads the pack with 12 nominations. He's nominated three times for the top prize, video of the year. His hit, "Started From the Bottom," will compete with his collaborations with 2 Chainz ("No Lie") and A$AP Rocky ("Problems").

Rappers Kendrick Lamar and 2 Chainz are up for eight awards each.

The top award has 10 nominees, including Justin Timberlake's "Suit & Tie," Kanye West's "Mercy," "Adorn" by Miguel and Macklemore & Ryan Lewis' "Thrift Shop."
Chris Brown and R. Kelly will perform at the awards show, to air live June 30.
Chris Tucker will host the BET Awards.

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