Chris Brown, Kendrick Lamar to perform at BET Awards

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chris-brown-and-kendrick-lamar.jpgR&B superstar Chris Brown, who leads the pack with six nominations, is among the first performers to be announced for the 2015 BET Awards show.

His "Autumn Leaves" collaborator Kendrick Lamar will also take the stage at Microsoft Theater in Los Angeles. The rap MVP is riding high off the success of his chart-topping album 'To Pimp a Butterfly'.

Additionally, Zendaya and actor Michael B. Jordan have been announced as the first presenters for the 15th anniversary event.

Nicki Minaj ties Brown with six nominations, while Beyoncé and Lil Wayne score four nods each.

Hosted by Anthony Anderson and Tracee Ellis Ross, the BET Awards 2015 will air live on Sunday, June 28.

Additional performers and presenters will be announced in the weeks ahead.