2018 BET awards: Lupita Nyong’o nominated for 2018 BET award


Award winning actress Lupita Nyong’o has been nominated for a 2018 BET award.

Lupita will be going up against fellow actresses Black Panther co-star Letitia Wright, Tiffany Haddish, Issa Rae, Angela Basset and Taraji P Henson for the Best Actress award for her role in Black Panther.


Here's the full list of nominations:

Best Female R&B / Pop Artist Award
Best Male R&B / Pop Artist Award
Bruno Mars
Chris Brown
The Weeknd
Daniel Caesar
Best Group Award
A Tribe Called Quest
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
Kendrick Lamar
DJ Khaled
J. Cole

Best Female Hip Hop Artist Award
Cardi B
Nicki Minaj
Remy Ma
DeJ Loaf
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
Daniel Caesar
A Boogie Wit Da Hoodie

Dr. Bobby Jones Best Gospel/Inspirational Award
Lecrae feat. Tori Kelly – I'll Find You
Snoop Dogg feat. B. Slade – Words Are Few
Ledisi & Kirk Franklin – If You Don't Mind
Marvin Sapp – Close
Tasha Cobbs Leonard feat. Nicki Minaj – I'm Getting Ready

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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

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 
Dwayne Wade
Odell Beckham Jr.

Album of the Year Award
DAMN. – Kendrick Lamar  
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 

Other nominations

This is not the only award that Lupita has been nominated for as she is also nominated for the 2018 MTV Movie and TV Awards.

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She as well as her fellow Black Panther co-stars Chadwick Boseman, Danai Gurira and Letitia Wright will be battling for the Best Onscreen Team.

Black Panther has also been nominated for 6 other MTV Movie and TV awards including Best Movie, Best Performance in a Movie (Chadwick Boseman), Best Hero (Chadwick Boseman), Best Villain (Michael B Jordan), Scene Stealer (Letitia Wright) and Best Fight (Chadwick Boseman and Winston Duke).

We wish her and the entire Black Panther cast all the best.

[source: http://www.pulselive.co.ke/lifestyle/events/lupita-nyongo-nominated-for-2018-bet-best-actress-award-id8390091.html]

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