DJ Khaled, Migos lead 2018 BET Awards Nominations

By Wade Sheridan  |  May 16, 2018 at 11:26 AM
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May 16 (UPI) -- DJ Khaled leads nominations for the 2018 BET Awards with nods in six categories including Album of the Year and Video of the Year.

Album of the Year will be decided between Khaled's Grateful, DAMN by Kendrick Lamar, 4:44 by Jay-Z, Culture II by Migos, CTRL by SZA and Black Panther: The Album by Lamar and various artists.

Video of the Year is between Khaled's "Wild Thoughts" featuring Rihanna and Bryson Tiller, "God's Plan" by Drake, "Bodak Yellow" by Cardi B, "Finesse (Remix)" by Bruno Mars featuring Cardi B, "HUMBLE" by Lamar and "Walk It Talk It" by Migos featuring Drake.

Khaled is also nominated for Best Male Hip-Hop Artist alongside Drake, Lamar, Jay-Z and J.Cole; twice for Best Collaboration Award for "Wild Thoughts" and "Top Off" featuring Jay-Z, Future and Beyonce and for the Coca-Cola Viewers Choice Award for "Wild Thoughts."

Rap group Migos earned four nominations including Best Group alongside A Tribe Called Quest, N.E.R.D., Rae Sremmurd and Chloe X Halle. Singer SZA also earned four nominations including Best Female R&B / Pop Artist alongside Beyonce, H.E.R., Rihanna and Kehlani. Best Male R&B / Pop Artist Award category includes Mars, Chris Brown, Khalid and Daniel Caesar.

Best Female Hip Hop Artist Award nominees include Cardi B, Nicki Minaj, Remy Ma, DeJ Loaf and Rapsody.

Outside of music, the Best Movie Award category includes Black Panther, Girls Trip, A Wrinkle in Time, Detroit and Mudboung. Best Actor will be decided between Chadwick Boseman, Michael B. Jordan, Donald Glover, Sterling K. Brown, Denzel Washington and Daniel Kaluuya. Best Actress will be decided between Tiffany Haddish, Lupita Nyong'o, Issa Rae, Angela Bassett, Letitia Wright and Taraji P. Henson.

The 2018 BET Awards will be aired live on BET on June 24 from the Microsoft Theater in Los Angeles.

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