Teen Choice Awards: 'Black Panther,' 'Riverdale,' Childish Gambino Among Nominees

1:37 PM 6/14/2018

by Omar Sanchez and Sydney Odman

The awards will air live Aug. 12 on Fox.

'Black Panther'
'Black Panther'
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Avengers: Infinity War, Star Wars: The Last Jedi, Daisy Ridley and Cardi B are among the nominees announced for the 2018 Teen Choice Awards. 

Avengers and Black Panther top the list for most mentions with 10 apiece, followed by The Greatest Showman and Star Wars: The Last Jedi with nine each and Jumanji: Welcome to the Jungle with eight.

In the TV categories, Riverdale leads with 12 nominations, followed by Stranger Things with nine. 

Among other notable nominees are Childish Gambino for his platinum-certified "This Is America," which is up for choice song by a male artist, in addition to choice R&B/hip-hop song. The track was released in early May and immediately made waves on social media for its message and music video, with the latter currently sitting at nearly 300 million views on YouTube. The rapper is also nominated for choice summer movie actor for his performance as Lando Calrissian in Solo: A Star Wars Story.

Other music artists nominated for Teen Choice Awards include Cardi B. With her new album Invasion of Privacy, the rapper is up for choice female artist, choice R&B/hip-hop artist and choice collaboration. Drake and Taylor Swift also have five noms each.

Black Panther star Chadwick Boseman is up for five awards, including choice sci-fi movie actor and choice male hottie.

Ridley and Bella Thorne could each win two awards for different performances. Ridley starred in Star Wars: The Last Jedi, a role that has her in the running for choice fantasy movie actress. She also starred in Murder on the Orient Express, which earned her a nom for choice drama movie actress. Thorne is up for choice drama movie actress for Midnight Sun and choice drama TV actress for Famous in Love.

Fans can vote for their favorites on TeenChoice.com and on Twitter. 

It will all culminate in an awards ceremony that will air live from the Forum in Los Angeles on Fox on Sunday, Aug. 12, starting at 8 p.m. ET, with a tape delay on the West Coast. Nick Cannon is set to host alongside Lele Pons. Meghan Trainor and Khalid are among those set to perform.

A list of nominees announced so far follows.