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2011 BET Awards Nominees Announced. Guess The Winners, Win A $50 Amazon Gift Cert

by Tambay A. Obenson
May 21, 2011 4:37 AM
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Comedian Kevin Hart will host this year's awards ceremony, which will air on Sunday, June 26th, at 8PM, as black Hollywood struts its wears down the red carpet, prepped and primed to give and/or receive. It'll be a night of music, movies, laughter, with likely an unexpected occurrence or two, all while Twitter feeds are flooded with commentary from viewers, ranging from abhorrent to awesome.

Will you be tuning in? Do you even care? I don't have cable TV, so I won't be. But I'm sure I'll get all the details on the various social networking sites I belong to, as the evening proceeds.

Since we're primarily a film site, I've only included the film-related nominees below.

Your challenge? Choose your picks for the winner in each category listed, and, after the awards are handed out next month, a winner will be chosen at random, from all the correct responses. A correct response being one that gets them all correct! And only one entry per person, so no cheating.

You have exactly 1 month to submit your choices - so, on June 19th, 2011, the comments section will be closed!

The winner, as the title of this post says, will win a $50 gift certificate from

Dig in:

Best Actress
Halle Berry
Taraji P. Henson
Regina King
Zoë Saldana
Kerry Washington

Best Actor
Laz Alonso
Chris Brown
Don Cheadle
Idris Elba
Jamie Foxx

Best Movie
Death at a Funeral
For Colored Girls
The Book of Eli
Tyler Perry's Why Did I Get Married, Too?

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  • Rebecca Walker | June 20, 2011 11:54 AMReply

    Best Actress - Halle Berry

    Best Actor - Jamie Foxx

    Best Movie - For Colored Girls

  • incrediblejeff | May 24, 2011 6:32 AMReply

    Best Actress
    Taraji P. Henson

    Best Actor
    Idris Elba

    Best Movie
    For Colored Girls

  • potlako kgosintwa | May 23, 2011 7:54 AMReply


  • Chandra | May 23, 2011 5:43 AMReply

    1. Taraji
    2. Idris
    3. For colored girls

  • Johnnie MD | May 23, 2011 4:10 AMReply

    Best Actress- Taraji P. Henson

    Best Actor- Idris Elba

    Best Movie- For Colored Girls

  • Elle | May 22, 2011 8:46 AMReply

    Taraji P. Henson
    Idris Elba
    For Colored Girls

  • CONNERY | May 20, 2011 9:57 AMReply


  • Cordell | May 20, 2011 5:08 AMReply

    Here are my picks

    Actress: Halle Berry

    Actor: Idris Elba no contest

    Movie: Takers

  • TJHar | May 20, 2011 4:54 AMReply

    Actress - Taraji P. Henson

    Actor - Idris Elba

    Movie - For Colored Girls

  • Batare | May 20, 2011 2:56 AMReply

    @Laura Oh ok, thanks. I haven't been to the movies in so long, it slipped my mind. :) thanks again.

  • BaileyS | May 20, 2011 2:41 AMReply

    1. Taraji P. Henson
    2. Idris Elba
    3. For Colored Girls

  • J M Smith | May 20, 2011 2:40 AMReply

    Best Actress
    Halle Berry

    Best Actor
    Don Cheadle

    Best Movie
    For Colored Girls

  • Karlton T.C. | May 20, 2011 2:05 AMReply

    Best Actress
    Halle Berry

    Best Actor
    Jamie Foxx

    Best Movie
    For Colored Girls

  • Jennifer | May 20, 2011 1:24 AMReply

    1) Taraji
    2) Idris
    3) For Colored Girls

  • Gigi Young | May 19, 2011 12:57 PMReply

    Best Actress - Taraji P. Henson
    Best Actor - Idris Elba
    Best Movie - Tyler Perry’s Why Did I Get Married, Too?

  • Lynn | May 19, 2011 11:37 AMReply

    The BET awards are so pointless and stupid. Who even pays attention to this??

    The music nominations are not the only thing that is super ridiculous but the fact that Chris Brown is nominated in the Best Actor category makes it very hilarious.

  • Tamara | May 19, 2011 8:51 AMReply

    Chris's presence in "Takers" was solid. Kid can run, too. But for future roles, he should definitely choose wisely... And "Takers 2"...yeesh. That was rumored at one time, wasn't it? Right before T.I. went 'back' to jail? Would Paul Walker (or Idris) return given the successes they've had with other features following this? Hmmm...

  • Tamara | May 19, 2011 8:48 AMReply

    1. Zoe

    2. Idris

    3. Takers

  • Laura | May 19, 2011 8:21 AMReply

    @Batare, he produced and starred in Takers.

  • JMac | May 19, 2011 8:16 AMReply

    Best Actress - Tyler Perry
    Best Actor - Tyler Perry
    Best Movie - Anything by Tyler Perry

    Haven't watched BET since they took Teen Summit and the news show of the air so I really couldn't care less.

  • PatriciaW | May 19, 2011 8:15 AMReply

    Taraji P. Henson

    Idris Elba

    For Colored Girls

  • Batare | May 19, 2011 7:40 AMReply

    Best Actress: Taraji P. Henson

    Best Actor: Idris Elba

    Best Movie: Tyler Perry's Why Did I Get Married, Too?

    @Laura I was confused about his nomination too, I forgot what he played in.

  • Phil Jackson | May 19, 2011 7:38 AMReply

    Berry, Foxx, Book of Eli.

  • Laura | May 19, 2011 7:29 AMReply

    Actress: Halle Berry
    Actor: Idris Elba
    Movie: For Colored Girls

    .. I'm laughing at the Chris B. nomination

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