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DJ Khaled, Kendrick Lamar Lead BET Awards 2018 Nominations

Posted by Unknown on 11:27 AM

Major nominations alert! DJ Khaled leads the nominees for this year’s BET Awards.

The hip-hop mogul scores six nods including Video of the Year for “Wild Thoughts,” his collaboration with Rihanna and Bryson Tiller, plus two for Best Collaboration (“Wild Thoughts” and “Top Off” with JAY-Z, Future, and Beyoncé). Additionally, he is up for Album of the Year (Grateful) and the Coca-Cola Viewer’s Choice Award.

Kendrick Lamar follows with five nominations including Best Collaboration with Rihanna for “LOYALTY.,” Video of the Year (“Wild Thoughts”), Album of the Year (DAMN.), and Viewers’ Choice (“HUMBLE.”).

Other top nominees include Migos, nominated for four awards including Album of the Year (Culture II) and Best Group, and SZA, who is nominated for four awards including Best Female R&B/Pop Artist and Best New Artist.

Cardi B also earns major honors including Video of the Year for “Bodak Yellow” and Best Female Hip-Hop Artist, for which she will face off against Nicki Minaj, Remy Ma, DeJ Loaf, and Rapsody.

The BET Awards 2018 will broadcast live from the Microsoft Theater in Los Angeles on Sunday, June 24, at 8 p.m. EST.


Best Female R&B/Pop Artist

Best Male R&B/Pop Artist
Bruno Mars
Chris Brown
The Weeknd
Daniel Caesar

Best Group
A Tribe Called Quest
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
Kendrick Lamar
DJ Khaled
J. Cole

Best Female Hip Hop Artist
Cardi B
Nicki Minaj
Remy Ma
DeJ Loaf

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
Daniel Caesar
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”
Tasha Cobbs Leonard feat. Nicki Minaj – “I’m Getting Ready”

The Best International Act
Booba (France)
Cassper Nyovest (SA)
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

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

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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