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The 2010 BET nominations have been announced and while Jay-Z is ahead of the pack, leading with 5 nods (Jay-Z Is A Wife Beater On BET), Monica is the artist that has got everyone talking.

The lack of recognition made by BET’s head honchos to Monica and her recent overwhelming success has sparked a Twitter outrage.

Although BET included Monica’s name in the category for “Viewers Choice Award” and something called a “Centric Award,” we expected more for an artist who returned from a hiatus with a #1 album (“Still Standing” claimed the spot only a week after it’s release) and her very own, well-received reality show.

Here’s what she had to say about being snubbed for “Best Female R&B Artist”

In case you missed it, these are the ladies who got nominated:

Beyoncé (with a two year-old album?!)

Mary J. Blige

Melanie Fiona (who better belongs in the “Best New Artist” category)

Alicia Keys

Rihanna (the hybrid of pop & (wannabe) rock)

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