T-Pain Leads BET Awards Nominees
May 16, 2008 at 6:00 AM (PT)
T-PAIN led the nominees for the eighth annual BET AWARDS, an event celebrating the leading lights in Urban music, film and sport, organizers said on THURSDAY.
His five nods were all in his capacity as a featured artist on recordings by R&B singer CHRIS BBROWN rookie rapper FLO RIDA or hip-hop star KANYE WEST.
WEST and R&B singer KEYSHIA COLE scored three nominations each. Winners will be announced during a ceremony scheduled for JUNE 24th at the SHRINE AUDITORIUM in LOS ANGELES. It will be televised live by cable channel BET.
AL GREEN will be honored with a lifetime achievement prize. The 62-year-old star, who has been singing since the age of nine, is best known for hits such as "Let's Stay Together" and "Love and Happiness."