DJ Khaled tops BET nominations with 6 nods

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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 Tues­day night. 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.

Other top nom­i­nees in­clude Mi­gos and SZA, both of whom were nom­i­nated for four awards. Bruno Mars, Drake, Bey­once, Jay-Z, Cardi B, and Chris Brown are also up for key awards.

Re­cent Pulitzer Prizewin­ner Ken­drick La­mar is among the nom­i­nees for best al­bum, and he’s got com­pe­ti­tion from him­self, for his Black Pan­ther sound­track. The block­buster is also nom­i­nated for 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.

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