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The 2018 BET Awards is scheduled to take place on Sunday, June 25, 2018 at the Microsoft Theater, Los Angeles, California, United States.

The organizers have rolled out the list of nominations for the respective categories and the one that sticks out is the category for Best International Act, Music which sees Nigeria’s superstars Davido and Tiwa Savage listed among the nominees that features a strong line up of artists across the world.

It will be recalled that Davido who was recently crowned artist of the year at The Headies 2018 had won the award in 2014 which also had Tiwa Savage amongst the nominees, and was also nominated in the same category last year but he lost out to his fellow statesman, Wizkid.

Davido is widely tipped to emerge winner at this years event, but he faces competition from the likes of Tiwa Savage, who has also enjoyed a stellar past 12 months and rappers, Cassper Nyovest from South Africa, Stormzy and J Hus from UK.

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See the full list of nominees:

Best International Act Award

Booba (France)

Cassper Nyovest (South Africa)

Davido (Nigeria)

Dadju (France)

Distruction Boyz (South Africa)

Fally Ipupa (DR Congo)

J Hus (UK)

Niska (France)

Tiwa Savage (Nigeria)

Stefflon Don (UK)

Stormzy (UK)

Best Female R&B / Pop Artist Award

Beyoncé

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 f/ Cardi B – “Finesse (Remix)”

DJ Khaled f/ Rihanna and Bryson Tiller – “Wild Thoughts”

DJ Khaled f/ Jay Z, Future & Beyoncé – “Top Off”

Cardi B f/ 21 Savage – “Bartier Cardi”

French Montana f/ Swae Lee – “Unforgettable”

Kendrick Lamar f/ 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 f/ Cardi B – “Finesse (Remix)”

DJ Khaled f/ Rihanna and Bryson Tiller – “Wild Thoughts”

Kendrick Lamar – “Humble”

Migos f/ 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

Dr. Bobby Jones Best Gospel/Inspirational Award

Lecrae f/ Tory Kelly – “I’ll Find You”

Snoop Dogg f/ B Slade – “Words Are Few”

Ledisi and Kirk Franklin – “If You Don’t Mind”

Marvin Sapp – “Close”

Tasha Cobbs Leonard f/ Nicki Minaj – “I’m Getting Ready”

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

Sportswoman of the Year Award

Serena Williams

Venus Williams

Skylar Diggins-Smith

Candace Parker

Elana Meyers Taylor

Sportsman of the Year Award

Stephen Curry

LeBron James

Kevin Durant

Dwyane Wade

Odell Beckham Jr.

Album of the Year Award

Kendrick Lamar – Damn

SZA – Ctrl

Jay Z – 4:44

Migos – Culture II

Kendrick Lamar and Various Artists – Black Panther: The Album

DJ Khaled – Grateful

BET Her Award

Janelle Monáe – “Django Jane”

Lizzo – “Water Me”

Mary J. Blige – “Strength of a Woman”

Remy Ma f/ Chris Brown – “Melanin Magic (Pretty Brown)”

Chloe x Halle – “The Kids Are Alright”

Leikeli47 – “2nd Fiddle”

Coca-Cola Viewers’ Choice Award

SZA f/ Travis Scott – “Love Galore”

Cardi B – “Bodak Yellow”

Kendrick Lamar – “Humble”

Drake – “God’s Plan”

Migos f/ Nicki Minaj and Cardi B – “MotorSport”

DJ Khaled f/ Rihanna and Bryson Tiller – “Wild Thoughts”