BET announced the nominations for the 2008 award show that goes down June 24 in California. It looks like this year's going to be off the chain with Usher kicking off the live performances, and more by Mary J. Blige and Nelly. Nominations include trail-blazers like Snoop and Mary J. Blige and young-guns like T-Pain who stole five nominations, three of which are for the collaborations; Kiss, Kiss with Chris Brown, Good Life with Kanye West and Low with Flo Rida. Heavy-hitters gunning for Best Male are: Jay-Z , Common, Snoop, Kanye West and Common. Quincy Jones will receive the Humanitarian Award and Al Green will take home a Lifetime Achievement Award after decades of soul. Check out BET's Web site for a full list of nominations.