The ceremony, which will be hosted by comedian Trevor Noah, is set to take place April 3 at the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas.
'The Story of Hip-Hop with Chuck D' will air on PBS.
Issa Rae's 'Insecure' tops television/streaming categories with 12 nominations.
The actress had a five-month recovery period after she suffered a critical shoulder fracture while filming an action scene as Shuri.
Eazy The Block Captain finished as a close runner-up, while Tsu Surf, Rum Nitty, and A. Ward rounded out the top five.
"Without #CorettaScottKing, there would be no #MLKDay," the activists' daughter, Dr. Bernice King, wrote.
The couple's reconciliation also led to the birth of their third child together who Ne-Yo joked is "definitely a quarantine baby."