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DJ Khaled, Kendrick, Migos & SZA Leads 2018 BET Awards Nominations | See Full List

DJ Khaled, Kendrick, Migos & SZA Leads 2018 BET Awards Nominations | See Full List

The nominees for the highly prestigious and revered annual award gala, BET Awards, for the year 2018 has been announced by the organizers.

The list which was revealed yesterday being May 15th by BET find DJ Khaled atop with six nods after a successful year 2017 with the arrival of his gold certified tenth studio album “Grateful” which was nominated for the “Album of the year”.

Kendrick Lamar was up there with five nominations – which could be six if his work with Black Panther is to be recognized as a nod on him.

Following closely are the hip hop music trio, Migos and talented songstress, SZA who earned four nominations each. The likes of Drake and Jay-Z got nominated in three categories.

Our very own Tiwa Savage and OBO Davido was nominated for the “Best International Act” alongside Cassper Nyovest, Stefflon Don, Booba, Dadju, Distruction Boyz, Fally Ipupa, J Hus, Niska and Stormzy.

Just as usual, the BET Awards Weekend will begin on Friday, June 22nd and the main event on June 25th, 2018 at the Microsoft Theater, Los Angeles, California, United States. Ticket will be available at the usual ticket site:

Check out the full nomination list below:

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The Best International Act Award

  • 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 Female R&B / Pop Artist Award

  • Beyonce
  • SZA
  • H.E.R.
  • Rihanna
  • Kehlani

Best Male R&B / Pop Artist Award

  • Bruno Mars
  • Chris Brown
  • The Weeknd
  • Khalid
  • Daniel Caesar

Best Group Award

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

Best Collaboration Award

  • Bruno Mars feat. Cardi B – Finesse (Remix)
  • DJ Khaled feat. Rihanna & Bryson Tiller – Wild Thoughts
  • DJ Khaled feat. Jay-Z, Future & Beyonce – 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 Award

  • Drake
  • Kendrick Lamar
  • DJ Khaled
  • Jay-Z
  • J. Cole

Best Female Hip Hop Artist Award

  • Cardi B
  • Nicki Minaj
  • Remy Ma
  • DeJ Loaf
  • Rapsody

Video of the Year Award

  • 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
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Video Director of the Year Award

  • Benny Boom
  • Director X
  • Ava Duvernay
  • Chris Brown
  • Dave Meyers

Best New Artist Award

  • SZA
  • H.E.R.
  • Daniel Caesar
  • A Boogie Wit Da Hoodie

Dr. Bobby Jones Best Gospel/Inspirational Award

  • 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

Best Actress Award

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

Best Actor Award

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

Young Stars Award

  • Yara Shahidi
  • Ashton Tyler
  • Caleb McLaughlin
  • Lonnie Chavis
  • Marsai Martin
  • Miles Brown

Best Movie Award

  • Black Panther
  • Girls Trip
  • A Wrinkle in Time
  • Detroit
  • Mudboung

Sportswoman of the Year Award

  • Serena Williams
  • Venus Williams
  • Skylar Diggins-Smith
  • Candace Parker
  • Elana Meyers Taylor

Sportsman of the Year Award

  • Stephen Curry
  • LeBron James
  • Kevin Durant
  • Dwayne Wade
  • Odell Beckham Jr.

Album of the Year Award

  • DAMN. – Kendrick Lamar
  • CTRL – SZA
  • 4:44 – Jay-Z
  • Culture II – Migos
  • Black Panther: The Album – Kendrick Lamar & Various Artists
  • Grateful – DJ Khaled
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BET Her Award

  • Janelle Monae – 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 Award

  • SZA feat. Travis Scott – Love Galore
  • Cardi B – Bodak Yellow
  • Kendrick Lamar – HUMBLE.
  • Drake – God’s Plan
  • Migos feat. Cardi B & Nicki Minaj – Motor Sport
  • DJ Khaled feat. Rihanna & Bryson Tiller – Wild Thoughts

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