The ‘Grateful’ hitmaker leads the pack with six nominations, securing his place with the help of chart-topping collaborations ‘Wild Thoughts’ and ‘Top Off’.
Kendrick Lamar follows as the second most-nominated act with five nods, including two separate nominations for Album Of The Year – one for his Grammy Award-winning record ‘DAMN’ and another for his work on the ‘Black Panther’ soundtrack.
Migos and SZA both pick up four nods, while other nominees include Drake, Bruno Mars, Cardi B, Beyonce, Stormzy, Chris Brown and JAY-Z.
Check out the full list of nominations below.
Best Female R&B / Pop Artist Award Beyonce 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 & 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 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
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 Detroit Mudbound
Album of the Year Award DAMN. – Kendrick Lamar CTRL – SZA 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
The BET Awards are set to air live on BET on 24th June.