Douglas nominated for two BET Awards
posted on 06/20/2013

© John Cheng

LOS ANGELES, June 20, 2013 - 2012 Olympic team and all-around gold medalist Gabrielle Douglas of Virginia Beach, Va./Chow's Gymnastics and Dance, is nominated for two BET Awards - the Subway Sportswoman of the Year and YoungStars Award. The BET Awards 2013 will air LIVE from Nokia Theatre in Los Angeles, on Sunday, June 30, 2013 at 8:00 p.m. ET on BET.

For Sportswoman of the Year, Douglas is up against fellow 2012 Olympic champions Candace Parker, basketball; Serena Williams, singles and doubles tennis; and Venus Williams, doubles tennis. Collegiate basketball star Brittney Griner rounds out the field.

In addition to Douglas, the nominees for YoungStars are: Jacob Latimore, recording artist and actor; Keke Palmer, actress and singer/songwriter; Jaden Smith, actor and rapper; and QuvenzhanAA(C) Wallis, actress.

This year, the BET Awards will be hosted by blockbuster movie star and comedian Chris Tucker; R&B artist Chris Brown; hip hop artist Kendrick Lamar; and singer and television personality Tamar Braxton.

For a complete listing of categories and nominees, click here.