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    Kendrick Lamar, DJ Khaled Lead 2018 BET Awards Nominations

    This week, the 2018 BET Awards nominations were announced. 

    DJ Khaled led the nominees with six nods while Kendrick Lamar scored five. They’re both competing against one another in several categories including Best Male Hip-Hop Artist. Following behind them, Migos and SZA each took home four nominations this year.

    The 2018 BET Awards happen at Los Angeles’ Microsoft Theater on June 24. The full list of this year’s nominees are below.

    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 ft. Cardi B — “Finesse (Remix)”
    DJ Khaled ft. Rihanna & Bryson Tiller — “Wild Thoughts”
    DJ Khaled ft. Jay-Z, Future & Beyonce — “Top Off”
    Cardi B ft. 21 Savage — “Bartier Cardi”
    French Montana ft. Swae Lee — “Unforgettable”
    Kendrick Lamar ft. 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 ft. Cardi B — “Finesse (Remix)”
    DJ Khaled ft. Rihanna & Bryson Tiller — “Wild Thoughts”
    Kendrick Lamar — “HUMBLE.”
    Migos ft. Drake — “Walk It Talk It”

    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
    GOLDLINK
    A Boogie Wit Da Hoodie

    Dr. Bobby Jones Best Gospel/Inspirational Award:
    Lecrae ft. Tori Kelly — “I’ll Find You”
    Snoop Dogg ft. B. Slade — “Words Are Few”
    Ledisi & Kirk Franklin — “If You Don’t Mind”
    Marvin Sapp — “Close”
    Tasha Cobbs Leonard ft. Nicki Minaj — “I’m Getting Ready”

    The Best International Act Award:
    Booba (France)
    Cassper Nyovest (South Africa)
    Dadju (France)
    Davido (Nigeria)
    Distruction Boyz (South Africa)
    Fally Ipupa (Congo)
    J Hus (U.K.)
    Niska (France)
    Tiwa Savage (Nigeria)
    Stefflon Don (U.K.)
    Stormzy (U.K.)

    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
    Mudbound

    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
    Dwyane 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

    BET Her Award:
    Janelle Monae — “Django Jane”
    Lizzo — “Water Me”
    Mary J. Blige — “Strength of a Woman”
    Remy Ma ft. Chris Brown — “Melanin Magic (Pretty Brown)”
    Chloe X Halle — “The Kids Are Alright”
    Leikeli47 — “2nd Fiddle”

    Coca-Cola Viewers’ Choice Award:
    SZA ft. Travis Scott – “Love Galore”
    Cardi B – “Bodak Yellow”
    Kendrick Lamar – “HUMBLE.”
    Drake – “God’s Plan”
    Migos ft. Cardi B & Nicki Minaj – “Motor Sport”
    DJ Khaled ft. Rihanna & Bryson Tiller – “Wild Thoughts”

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