Kanye West was nominated for a 7 times for 2012's BET Awards. But he couldn't do it with out his partner Jay-Z. He shares 5 of Kan's 7 nominations with Jay-Z, since they formed 'Watch The Thrown'. Beyonce holds her own of course, earning 6 nominations, including best female R&B artist and video of the year. Rapper Drake has 4 nominations- including best male hip hop artist. Chris Brown and Nicki Minaj were both nominated are slated to perform.