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DJ Khaled is the top nominee for the BET Awards with 6

/ 10:02 AM May 16, 2018

In this March 23, 2018 file photo, DJ Khaled performs as the opening act for Demi Lovato during her “Tell Me You Love Me World Tour” in Philadelphia. Khaled received six BET Award nominations including one for video of the year. The BET Awards 2018 will be held on June 24. (Photo by Owen Sweeney/Invision/AP, File)

NEW YORK — DJ Khaled has reason to be grateful – he’s been nominated for a leading six trophies for the BET Awards.

The nominations for next month’s ceremony were announced on Tuesday night. Among the awards Khaled was nominated for included album of the year for “Grateful” and video of the year for “Wild Thoughts”, which featured Rihanna and Bryson Tiller.


Other top nominees included Migos and SZA, both of whom were nominated for four awards.

Bruno Mars, Drake, Beyonce, Jay-Z, Cardi B, and Chris Brown were also up for key awards.


Recent Pulitzer Prize-winner Kendrick Lamar was among the nominees for best album, and he has got competition from himself, for his “Black Panther” soundtrack.

The blockbuster is also nominated for the best movie along with “Girls Trip” and “Wrinkle in Time,” among other films. Tiffany Haddish is nominated for best actress along with the likes of Issa Rae and Lupita Nyong’o, while Michael B. Jordan faces off against Chadwick Boseman, and more for best actor.

Venus and Serena Williams were among the nominees for Sportswoman of the Year while LeBron James and Steph Curry were among the Sportsman of the Year nominees.

The BET Awards will air live on BET on June 24 from Los Angeles. /kga

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