"Avengers" star Samuel L. Jackson to preside over this year's BET Awards; Chris Brown and Nicki Minaj to perform
Somebody better bring the bleep button into the shop for a tune-up: Samuel L. Jackson is hosting this year's BET Awards.
The network announced Tuesday that the "Snakes on a Plane" and "Avengers" star would host — and revealed the nominees for this year's awards.
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On the nominee front, the Video of the Year award will be vied for by Beyonce's "Love on Top" and "Countdown," Kanye West and Jay-Z's "Otis" and "N—– in Paris" and Usher's "Climax."
Denzel Washington, Kevin Hart, Don Cheadle, Common and Idris Elba will battle it out for the best actor award, while Angela Bassett, Viola Davis, Taraji P. Henson, Regina King and Zoe Saldana are competing for best actress honors.