2018 BET Awards Nominees: See The Full List Here!

It's that time of the year again, folks! The nominees for the 2018 BET Awards were announced and your favorite stars are up for well-deserved recognition for their hard work from the past year. 

Airing on June 24 from Los Angeles, California; DJ Khaled is leading the pack with the most nominations at the awards show with six in total! The two stars who are following close behind with nominations are Migos and SZA, who both have four. Other stars who are being considered for some of the event's major awards are Cardi B, Drake, Bruno Mars, Beyoncé, JAY-Z and Chris Brown

The Best Male Hip Hop Artist category looks intense. Its nominees are Drizzy, Kendrick LamarKhaled, JAY-Z and J. Cole. And let's not even talk about the Best Female Hip Hop Artist category. That one looks a billion times more fierce. Remy Ma won the award last year. This year, she'll have to fight to keep her honor against the likes of Cardi B, Nicki MinajDeJ Loaf and Rapsody.

Another surprise is that Snoop Dogg is nominated for the first time for the Dr. Bobby Jones Best Gospel/Inspirational Award for his gospel single "Words Are Few," featuring B. Slade. The cast of Black Panther are also nominated for awards. Chadwick Boseman and Michael B. Jordan will duke it out, once again, for the Best Actor Award, while Lupita Nyong'o and Letitia Wright will compete to win Best Actress. 

Wow, this year's show is going to be as fun as ever! Check out the entire list of 2018 BET Awards nominees below. 

Best Female R&B / Pop Artist Award







Best Male R&B / Pop Artist Award

Bruno Mars

Chris Brown

The Weeknd


Daniel Caesar


Best Group Award


A Tribe Called Quest


Rae Sremmurd

Chloe X Halle


Best Collaboration Award

Bruno Mars feat. Cardi B - Finesse (Remix)

DJ Khaled feat. Rihanna & Bryson Tiller - Wild Thoughts

DJ Khaled feat. Jay-Z, Future & Beyonce - Top Off   

Cardi B feat. 21 Savage - Bartier Cardi

French Montana feat. Swae Lee - Unforgettable

Kendrick Lamar feat. Rihanna - LOYALTY.

Best Male Hip Hop Artist Award


Kendrick Lamar

DJ Khaled


J. Cole

Best Female Hip Hop Artist Award

Cardi B

Nicki Minaj

Remy Ma

DeJ Loaf



Video of the Year Award

Drake - God's Plan

Cardi B - Bodak Yellow

Bruno Mars feat. Cardi B - Finesse (Remix) 

DJ Khaled feat. Rihanna & Bryson Tiller - Wild Thoughts

Kendrick Lamar - HUMBLE.

Migos feat. 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



Daniel Caesar


A Boogie Wit Da Hoodie

Dr. Bobby Jones Best Gospel/Inspirational Award

Lecrae feat. Tori Kelly - I'll Find You

Snoop Dogg feat. B. Slade - Words Are Few

Ledisi & Kirk Franklin - If You Don't Mind

Marvin Sapp - Close

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

The 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)

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



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

Dwayne Wade

Odell Beckham Jr.

Album of the Year Award

DAMN. - Kendrick Lamar 


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 feat. Chris Brown - Melanin Magic (Pretty Brown)   

Chloe X Halle - The Kids Are Alright

Leikeli47 - 2nd Fiddle

Coca-Cola Viewers’ Choice Award

SZA feat. Travis Scott - Love Galore

Cardi B - Bodak Yellow

Kendrick Lamar - HUMBLE.

Drake - God's Plan

Migos feat. Cardi B & Nicki Minaj - Motor Sport 

DJ Khaled feat. Rihanna & Bryson Tiller - Wild Thoughts

Photo: Getty Images


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