DJ Khaled, SZA Leads the BET Awards 2018 Nominations

Hosted by the multi-talented Jaime Foxx, this Sunday’s BET Awards 2018 will show off the very best in Black entertainment from the past year.

We’re sure to see a lot of Black Panther love (this year’s theme is Blakanda) and our favorite musical acts from Nicki Minaj to Janelle Monáe perform.



Here are this year’s nominees:

BEST ACTOR

Black panther

Chadwick Boseman

Michael B. Jordan

Donald Glover

Sterling K. Brown

Denzel Washington

Daniel Kaluuya

BEST ACTRESS

Tiffany Haddish

Tiffany Haddish

Lupita Nyong’o

Issa Rae

Angela Bassett

Letitia Wright

Taraji P. Henson

BEST MOVIE

Black Panther

Girls Trip

A Wrinkle in Time

Detroit

Mudbound

YOUNG STARS AWARD

Yara Shahidi

Ashton Tyler

Caleb McLaughlin

Lonnie Chavis

Marsai Martin

Miles Brown

BEST FEMALE R&B/POP ARTIST

Getty

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 motor sport

Migos

A Tribe Called Quest

N.E.R.D.

Rae Sremmurd

Chloe x Halle

BEST COLLABORATION

Bruno Mars featuring Cardi B, “Finesse” (Remix)

DJ Khaled featuring Rihanna and Bryson Tiller, “Wild Thoughts”

DJ Khaled featuring JAY-Z, Future and Beyoncé, “Top Off”

Cardi B featuring 21 Savage, “Bartier

BEST MALE HIP HOP ARTIST

Drake

Kendrick Lamar

DJ Khaled

JAY-Z

J. Cole

BEST FEMALE HIP HOP ARTIST

cardi b

Cardi B

Nicki Minaj

Remy Ma

DeJ Loaf

Rapsody

BEST NEW ARTIST

SZA

H.E.R.

Daniel Caesar

GoldLink

A Boogie Wit Da Hoodie

DR. BOBBY JONES GOSPEL/INSPIRATIONAL AWARD

Lecrae featuring Tori Kelly

“I’ll Find You”; Snoop Dogg featuring B Slade

“Words Are Few”; Ledisi and Kirk Franklin

“If You Don’t Mind”; Marvin Sapp

“Close”; Tasha Cobbs Leonard featuring Nicki Minaj, “I’m Getting Ready”

VIDEO DIRECTOR OF THE YEAR

Career Tip from Ava DuVernay: 'Follow the White Guys'

Benny Boom

Director X

Ava DuVernay

Chris Brown

Dave Meyers

VIDEO OF THE YEAR

Drake, “God’s Plan”

Cardi B, “Bodak Yellow”

Bruno Mars featuring Cardi B, “Finesse” (Remix)

DJ Khaled featuring Rihanna and Bryson Tiller“Wild Thoughts”

Kendrick Lamar, “Humble”

Migos featuring Drake, “Walk It Talk It”

INTERNATIONAL ACT

Booba (France)

Cassper Nyovest (South Africa)

Dadju (France)

Davido (Nigeria)

Distruction Boyz (South Africa)

Fally Ipupa (Democratic Republic of Congo)

J Hus (United Kingdom)

Niska (France)

Tiwa Savage (Nigeria)

Stefflon Don (United Kingdom)

Stormzy (United Kingdom)

BET HER AWARD

Janelle Monáe, “Django Jane”

Lizzo, “Water Me”

Mary J. Blige, “Strength of a Woman”

Remy Ma featuring Chris Brown, “Melanin Magic (Pretty Brown)”

Chloe X Halle, “The Kids Are Alright”

Leikeli47, “2nd Fiddle”

BEST ALBUM

JAY-Z officially confirms '4:44' album

Damn., Kendrick Lamar

Ctrl, SZA

4:44, JAY-Z

Culture II, Migos

Black Panther Soundtrack, Kendrick Lamar and various artists

Grateful, DJ Khaled

SPORTSWOMAN OF THE YEAR

Serena Williams

Venus Williams

Skylar Diggins-Smith

Candace Parker

Elana Meyers Taylor

SPORTSMAN OF THE YEAR

LeBron James and his daughter Zhuri

Stephen Curry

LeBron James

Kevin Durant

Dwyane Wade

Odell Beckham Jr.

COCA-COLA VIEWERS’ CHOICE AWARD

SZA featuring Travis Scott, “Love Galore”

Cardi B, “Bodak Yellow ”

Kendrick Lamar, “Humble”

Drake, “God’s Plan”

Migos featuring Cardi B and Nicki Minaj, “Motorsport”

DJ Khaled featuring Rihanna and Bryson Tiller, “Wild Thoughts”

 

The BET Awards 2018 airs live on BET June 24 at 8 p.m. EST





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