DJ Khaled Leads BET Nominations

DJ Khaled, Migos, Kendrick Lamar, Jay-Z and more are up for BET Awards this year.

(AllHipHop News) DJ Khaled looks set for glory at the 2018 BET Awards after coming top in the nominations with six.

The hitmaker has scored nominations for Best Male Hip-Hop Artist, Album of the Year for Grateful, Video of the Year, Coca-Cola Viewers’ Choice and Best Collaboration for "Wild Thoughts," featuring Rihanna and Bryson Tiller.

He achieved a second nod in the collaboration category for "Top Off," which features Jay-Z, Future, and Beyonce.

Khaled is closely followed by SZA and Migos, who scored four nominations each, including Album of the Year for Ctrl and Culture II, respectively.

Other nominees in that category include DAMN. by Kendrick Lamar, 4:44 by Jay-Z, and the "Black Panther" soundtrack.

For the Video of the Year Award, DJ Khaled must compete against Kendrick Lamar "(HUMBLE.)," while Drake appears twice, for "God's Plan" and "Walk It Talk It," a collaboration with Migos, as well as Cardi B, who has double nominations for "Bodak Yellow" and "Finesse (Remix)," her team-up with Bruno Mars.

Nominees for Best Male Hip-Hop Artist Award also include Drake, Kendrick Lamar, Jay-Z, and J. Cole, while the female award will be a battle between rap rivals Nicki Minaj and Remy Ma, as well as Cardi B, DeJ Loaf, and Rapsody.

Migos and Rae Sremmurd will go head-to-head for the Best Group Award as well as A Tribe Called Quest, N.E.R.D., and Chloe X Halle.

Moving onto film categories, the Best Actress Award is between "Black Panther" co-stars Angela Bassett, Letitia Wright and Lupita Nyong'o, as well as Tiffany Haddish, Issa Rae, and Taraji P. Henson.

The male counterpart is also dominated by "Black Panther" stars Chadwick Boseman, Michael B. Jordan, Daniel Kaluuya and Sterling K. Brown, as well as Donald Glover and Denzel Washington.

The Marvel superhero film is nominated for the Best Movie Award alongside "Girls Trip," "A Wrinkle in Time," "Detroit," and "Mudbound."

The 2018 BET Awards, organized by the Black Entertainment Television (BET) network, will air live on June 24 from the Microsoft Theater in Los Angeles.


AllHipHop Staff
AllHipHop Staff