DJ Khaled, Kendrick Lamar Lead BET Awards Nominations 2018

“And the winner is…”

Kinfolks! The nominations for the 2018 BET Awards are in! DJ Khaled leads the pack with 6 nominations and Kendrick isn’t far behind with 5 nominations. Other top nominees include Migos and SZA. The BET Awards 2018 will broadcast live from the Microsoft Theater in Los Angeles on Sunday, June 24, at 8 p.m. EST. Check out the full list

BET AWARDS 2018 NOMINATIONS

BEST FEMALE R&B/POP ARTIST
Beyoncé
SZA
H.E.R.
Rihanna
Kehlani

BEST MALE R&B/POP ARTIST
Bruno Mars
Chris Brown
The Weeknd
Khalid
Daniel Caesar

BEST GROUP
Migos
A Tribe Called Quest
N.E.R.D.
Rae Sremmurd
Chloe X Halle

BEST COLLABORATION
Bruno Mars feat. Cardi B – “Finesse (Remix)”
DJ Khaled feat. Rihanna & Bryson Tiller – “Wild Thoughts”
DJ Khaled feat. Jay-Z, Future & Beyoncé – “Top Off”
Cardi B feat. 21 Savage – “Bartier Cardi”
French Montana feat. Swae Lee – “Unforgettable”
Kendrick Lamar feat. Rihanna – “LOYALTY.

BEST MALE HIP HOP ARTIST
Drake
Kendrick Lamar
DJ Khaled
Jay-Z
J. Cole

BEST FEMALE HIP HOP ARTIST
Cardi B
Nicki Minaj
Remy Ma
DeJ Loaf
Rapsody

VIDEO OF THE YEAR
Drake – “God’s Plan”
Cardi B – “Bodak Yellow”
Bruno Mars feat. Cardi B – “Finesse (Remix)”
DJ Khaled feat. Rihanna & Bryson Tiller – “Wild Thoughts”
Kendrick Lamar – “HUMBLE.”
Migos feat. Drake – “Walk It Talk It”

VIDEO DIRECTOR OF THE YEAR
Benny Boom
Director X
Ava DuVernay
Chris Brown
Dave Meyers

BEST NEW ARTIST
SZA
H.E.R.
Daniel Caesar
Goldlink
A Boogie Wit Da Hoodie

DR. BOBBY JONES BEST GOSPEL/INSPIRATIONAL
LeCrae feat. Tori Kelly – “I’ll Find You”
Snoop Dogg feat. B Slade – “Words Are Few”
Ledisi & Kirk Franklin – “If You Don’t Mind”
MARVIN SAPP – “Close”
Tasha Cobbs Leonard feat. Nicki Minaj – “I’m Getting Ready”

THE BEST INTERNATIONAL ACT
Booba (France)
Cassper Nyovest (SA)
Dadju(France)
Davido(Nigeria)
Distruction Boyz (SA)
Fally Ipupa (Dr Congo)
J Hus (UK)
Niska (France)
Tiwa Savage (Nigeria)
Stefflon Don (UK)
Stormzy (UK)

BEST ACTRESS
Tiffany Haddish
Lupita Nyong’o
Issa Rae
Angela Bassett
Letitia Wright
Taraji P. Henson

BEST ACTOR
Chadwick Boseman
Michael B. Jordan
Donald Glover
Sterling K. Brown
Denzel Washington
Daniel Kaluuya

YOUNG STARS
Yara Shahidi
Ashton Tyler
Caleb Mclaughlin
Lonnie Chavis
Marsai Martin
Miles Brown

BEST MOVIE
Black Panther
Girls Trip
A Wrinkle In Time
Detroit
Mudbound

SPORTSWOMAN OF THE YEAR
Serena Williams
Venus Williams
Skylar Diggins-smith
Candace Parker
Elana Meyers Taylor

SPORTSMAN OF THE YEAR
Stephen Curry
LeBron James
Kevin Durant
Dwyane Wade
Odell Beckham Jr.

ALBUM OF THE YEAR
DAMN. – Kendrick Lamar
Ctrl – SZA
4:44 – Jay-Z
Culture II – Migos
Black Panther: The Album – Kendrick Lamar & Various Artist
Grateful – DJ Khaled

BET HER
Janelle Monaé – “Django Jane”
Lizzo – “Water Me”
Mary J. Blige – “Strength of a Woman”
Remy Ma feat. Chris Brown – “Melanin Magic (Pretty Brown)”
Chloe X Halle – “The Kids Are Alright”
Leikeli47 – “2nd Fiddle”

COCA-COLA VIEWERS’ CHOICE
SZA feat. Travis Scott – “Love Galore”
Cardi B – “Bodak Yellow”
Kendrick Lamar – “HUMBLE.”
Drake – “God’s Plan”
Migos feat. Cardi B & Nicki Minaj – “Motorsport”
DJ Khaled feat. Rihanna & Bryson Tiller – “Wild Thoughts

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