2018 BET Awards Nominations Announced

The nominations are in for the 2018 BET Awards!

On Wednesday, May 16, 2018, the 2018 BET Awards nominees were announced, as reported by E! News. DJ Khaled took the lead with six nominations, including Album of the Year Award and Best Male Hip Hop Artist Award. However, Kendrick Lamar was close behind with a total of five nominations. Singer SZA and rap trio Migos followed with four nominations each.

Be sure to tune in to find out if your favorites win. The BET Awards airs live from Los Angeles' Microsoft Theater at 8 p.m. ET on Sunday, June 24.

Check out the full list of nominees below:

Best Actress Award
Angela Bassett

Issa Rae

Tiffany Haddish

Taraji P. Henson

Lupita Nyong'o

Letitia Wright

Best Actor Award
Chadwick Boseman

Denzel Washington

Donald Glover

Daniel Kaluuya

Michael B. Jordan

Sterling K. Brown

Best Movie Award
A Wrinkle in Time
Black Panther
Girls Trip

Young Stars Award
Caleb McLaughlin

Lonnie Chavis

Marsai Martin

Miles Brown

Yara Shahidi

Ashton Tyler

Album of the Year Award
Grateful, DJ Khaled

Culture II, Migos


DAMN., Kendrick Lamar

4:44, Jay-Z

Black Panther: The Album, Kendrick Lamar and Various Artists

Best Female R&B/Pop Artist Award





Best Male R&B/Pop Artist Award
Bruno Mars

Chris Brown

The Weeknd


Daniel Caesar

Best Female Hip Hop Artist Award
Cardi B


Nicki Minaj

Remy Ma

DeJ Loaf

Best Male Hip Hop Artist Award
DJ Khaled



J. Cole

Kendrick Lamar

Best Group Award
Chloe x Halle

A Tribe Called Quest



Rae Sremmurd

Best Collaboration Award
DJ Khaled feat. Rihanna and Bryson Tiller, "Wild Thoughts"

Bruno Mars feat. Cardi B, "Finesse (Remix)"

Kendrick Lamar feat. Rihanna, "Loyalty"

DJ Khaled feat. Future, Beyoncé and Jay-Z, "Top Off"

Cardi B feat. 21 Savage, "Bartier Cardi"

French Montana feat. Swae Lee, "Unforgettable" 

Video of the Year Award
Bruno Mars feat. Cardi B, "Finesse (Remix)"

Cardi B, "Bodak Yellow"

Migos feat. Drake, "Walk It Talk It"

DJ Khaled feat. Rihanna and Bryson Tiller, "Wild Thoughts"

Drake, "God's Plan"

Kendrick Lamar, "Humble"

Video Director of the Year Award
Ava Duvernay

Chris Brown

Director X

Dave Meyers

Benny Boom

Best New Artist Award



A Boogie wit da Hoodie

Daniel Caesar

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)

Sportswoman of the Year Award
Elana Meyers Taylor

Serena Williams

Candace Parker

Skylar Diggins-Smith

Venus Williams

Sportsman of the Year Award
Lebron James

Odell Beckham Jr.

Stephen Curry

Kevin Durant

Dwayne Wade

Dr. Bobby Jones Best Gospel/Inspirational Award
Lecrae feat. Tori Kelly, "I'll Find You"

Snoop Dogg feat. B Slade, "Words Are Few"

Ledisi and Kirk Franklin, "If You Don't Mind"

Marvin Sapp, "Close"

Tasha Cobbs Leonard feat. Nicki Minaj, "I'm Getting Ready" 

BET Her Award
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 Award
Migos feat. Cardi B and Nicki Minaj, "MotorSport" 

Kendrick Lamar, "Humble" 

Cardi B, "Bodak Yellow" 

Drake, "God's Plan"

DJ Khaled feat. Rihanna and Bryson Tiller, "Wild Thoughts"

SZA feat. Travis Scott, "Love Galore"