People listened carefully while the nominees for the 2006 BET Awards were announced Tuesday May 16th, 2006. Among the many names mentioned, there were the likes of Mary J. Blige, Missy Elliott, Jamie Foxx and Busta Rhymes all of whom led the pack with four nominations each.
As for Rhymes he was nominated for the categories of Best Male Hip-Hop Artist, Best Duet/Collaboration and Video of the Year both for "Touch It (Remix)", and Viewers' Choice for "Touch It". Elsewhere, Missy Elliott vied for Best Female Hip-Hop Artist and Video of the Year for "Lose Control", and Jamie Foxx was nominated for Best Male R&B Artist and Best Actor among others.
While the foursome doing so, Kanye West, Beyonce Knowles and newcomer Chris Brown were all collecting 3 nomination each. Just click on BET.com to know the rest of the nominees.