Trin-i-tee 5:7, Mary Mary, Shirley Ceasar, Smokie Norful and Regina Belle have been nominated for the Best Gospel Artist BET Award.

Last year's winner was Marvin Sapp, whose "Never Would Have Made It'' set all kinds of gospel and R&B chart records and earned him numerous Stellar Awards. In April, he was also a Dove Award nominee.

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Jamie Foxx is the host of the BET Awards, which honors artists across a broad spectrum of genres. The program will air June 28 from the Shrine Auditorium in Los Angeles.

This year the top nominees are Beyonce and T.I.

For more information, go to BET.com.

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