If video-of-the-year nominee Usher wins at the BET Awards this summer, he won't be far away: He's agreed to perform at the show.
Rappers 2 Chainz and Big Sean also will take the stage at The Shrine Auditorium on July 1 in Los Angeles. They join previously announced performers Nicki Minaj and Chris Brown.
Comedians Kevin Hart and Cedric the Entertainer will present awards. Samuel L. Jackson will host.
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Kanye West has the most nominations with seven. Beyonce follows with six, and her husband Jay-Z, is up for five.
Usher's competition for the top award includes two collaborative songs by Jay-Z and West, and two songs by Beyonce.
Lil Wayne, Drake and J. Cole also have multiple nominations.
The show airs at 8 p.m. EST on BET.