BET Awards 2018

BET Announces Nominees for the BET Awards 2018

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BET Networks, today announced the nominations for the “BET Awards” 2018 taking place at Microsoft Theater on Sunday, June 24.

The culturally-charged, performance-driven show returns for its 18th year and as with previous years is expected to turn out a show like no other. DJ Khaled dominates this year’s nominations with a total of 6 including ‘Video of the Year,’ two for ‘Best Collaboration,’ with Rihanna and Bryson Tiller for ‘Wild Thoughts,’ and with Jay-Z, Future and Beyoncé for ‘Top Off,’ ‘Album of the Year,’ and ‘Coca-Cola Viewer’s Choice.’

Kendrick Lamar follows with five nods including ‘Best Collaboration,’ with Rihanna for ‘Loyalty.,’ ‘Video of the Year,’ ‘Album of the Year,’ and ‘Coca-Cola Viewers’ Choice.’

Other leading nominees include Migos, nominated for four awards including ‘Best Group,’ and ‘Album of the Year,” and SZA, also nominated for four awards, including ‘Best Female R&B/Pop Artist’ and ‘Best New Artist.’

In addition to SZA, fellow new R&B stars H.E.R. and Daniel Caesar are nominated for ‘Best New Artist,’ and they are both nominated under the respective ‘Best Female and Male R&B Artist’ categories.

BET Networks recognizes artists, entertainers, and athletes across over 19 categories with the “BET Awards” 2018 nominations. The nominations are selected by BET’s Voting Academy, which is comprised of fans and an esteemed group of entertainment professionals in the fields of television, film, music, social media, digital marketing, sports journalism, public relations, and the creative arts.

The BET Awards 2018 will broadcast live from the Microsoft Theater in Los Angeles on Sunday, June 24, at 8 p.m. EST.

See the complete list of nominees for the “BET Awards” 2018 below.

Best Female R&B / Pop Artist Award
BEYONCÉ
SZA
H.E.R.
RIHANNA
KEHLANI

Best Male R&B / Pop Artist Award
BRUNO MARS
CHRIS BROWN
THE WEEKND
KHALID
DANIEL CAESAR

Best Group Award
MIGOS
A TRIBE CALLED QUEST
N.E.R.D.
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 &BEYONCÉ – 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
DRAKE
KENDRICK LAMAR
DJ KHALED
JAY-Z
J. COLE

Best Female Hip Hop Artist Award
CARDI B
NICKI MINAJ
REMY MA
DEJ LOAF
RAPSODY

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
SZA
H.E.R.
DANIEL CAESAR
GOLDLINK
A BOOGIE WIT DA HOODIE

Album of the Year Award
DAMN. – KENDRICK LAMAR
CTRL – SZA
4:44 – JAY-Z
CULTURE II – MIGOS
BLACK PANTHER: THE ALBUM – KENDRICK LAMAR & VARIOUS ARTIST
GRATEFUL – DJ KHALED

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
SZA FEAT. TRAVIS SCOTT – LOVE GALORE
CARDI B – BODAK YELLOW
KENDRICK LAMAR – HUMBLE.
DRAKE – GOD’S PLAN
MIGOS FEAT. CARDI B & NICKI MINAJ – MOTORSPORT
DJ KHALED FEAT. RIHANNA & BRYSON TILLER – WILD THOUGHTS

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