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

17 May 2018

Superstar Nigerian singers, Davido and Tiwa Savage have been announced as part of the nominees for the 2018 BET Awards.

The I'm the One hitmaker has scored nominations for Best Male Hip Hop Artist, Album of the Year for Grateful, Video of the Year, Coca-Cola Viewers' Choice and Best Collaboration for Wild Thoughts, featuring Rihanna and Bryson Tiller. The We The Best honcho leads the pack with six nominations, and Migos and SZA as well.

Ghana's Sarkodie and Stonebwoy who previously won the prestigious award as 2012 and 2015 Best International Act Africa winners respectively couldn't get any nomination this year but United Kingdom (UK) based Ghanaian rapper Stormzy made it.

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

The blockbuster is also nominated for Best Movie along with Girls Trip and Wrinkle in Time, among other films.

Acting sensations Lupita Nyong'o, Issa Rae, and Letitia Wright join forces with class acts Angela Bassett and Taraji P. Henson for the Best Actress Award, alongside comedic princess Tiffany Haddish.

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 2018 BET Awards, organised by the Black Entertainment Television (BET) network, will air live on 24 June (18) from the Microsoft Theater in Los Angeles.

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