Outkast was no outcast when Black Entertainment Television announced its BET Awards '04 nominees Wednesday.
A record six nominations went to Outkast for their double CD, Speakerboxxx/The Love Below.
Beyonce earned five nominations, Lil' John and Usher grabbed four apiece and Kanye West received three.
Janet Jackson, Usher, Outkast and The Isley Brothers are among artists scheduled to perform at the ceremony.
BET will air BET Awards ‘04 live from Hollywood’s Kodak Theatre Tuesday, June 29 at 8 p.m. (EST/PST).
The network will air an encore presentation Tuesday, July 13, also at 8 p.m.