BET Awards: DJ Khaled Tops Nominations With 6

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Amy Sussman WWD REX Shutterstock

The nominations for next month's ceremony were announced Tuesday night.

The nominations for the 2018 BET Awards were revealed on Wednesday and for the first time in seven years no Ghanaian artiste was nominated. Among the awards Khaled was nominated for include album of the year for "Grateful" and video of the year for "Wild Thoughts" which featured Rihanna and Bryson Tiller.

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.

In film, Black Panther sweeps nominations, with Chadwick Boseman, Lupita Nyong'o, Letitia Wright, and Angela Bassett all receiving nominations for Best Actor or Actress, as well as Sterling K. Brown, Daniel Kaluuya, and Michael B. Jordan.

Ace Nigerian singers, Tiwa Savage and Davido, have been nominated for the Best International Act Music category of the 2018 edition of the prestigious Black Entertainment Television (BET) Awards.

The Williams sisters, Venus and Serena are both nominees for Sportswoman of the Year while LeBron James, Dwayne Wade, and Kevin Durant take on new age athletes Stephen Curry and Odell Beckham Jr. for Sportsman of the Year.

The BET Awards will air live on Sunday, June 24 at 8 PM EST from Microsoft Theater in Los Angeles.

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