Beyonce, Jay-Z to attend Sunday's BET Awards

June 29, 2012 - 12:39 PM
BET Awards-Beyonce and Jay-Z

FILE - In this Feb. 20, 2012 file photo, entertainer Jay-Z reacts with his wife, Beyonce, during the third quarter of an NBA basketball game between the New York Knicks and New Jersey Nets, at Madison Square Garden in New York. Beyonce will battle her husband for video of the year at the BET Awards, and now both performers are confirmed to attend, The Associated Press reports Friday, June 29, 2012. Beyonce is the second most nominated act. She's up for six awards. Jay-Z is nominated for five. (AP Photo/Bill Kostroun, File)

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Beyonce will battle her husband for video of the year at the BET Awards, and now both performers are confirmed to attend.

Beyonce is the second most nominated act. She's up for six awards. Jay-Z is nominated for five.

Kanye West leads the pack with seven.

Two of West and Jay-Z's collaborative songs are up for video of the year. Beyonce is also nominated twice in the category. The final nominee is Usher.

Chris Brown, Nicki Minaj and Usher are set to perform. And Whitney Houston's mother is part of a tribute for the late superstar that will include other singers.

Jamie Foxx, Quentin Tarantino and Tyler Perry will present awards. Samuel L. Jackson will host the show, which will be held Sunday at the Shrine Auditorium in Los Angeles.