See Full List of 2017 BET Hip Hop Awards | Jay-Z, Kendrick Lamar and More Nominated

  • The nominations for the upcoming 2017 BET Hip Hop Awards have finally been announced, and some big names in music are up nominated the network’s second major awards show. Jay-Z and Chance The Rapper are amongst the superstars on the nominees list, but Cardi B, Kendrick Lamar and DJ Khaled lead for the most amount of nominations.

    K. Dot, Khaled and the “Bodak Yellow” MC have all earned themselves nine nominations each, with Kendrick and Khaled being amongst the album of the year, single of the year, best hip-hop video, hustler of the year categories. Cardi is also part of one of the most essential categories of the evening, Best New Artist, where she is joined by  Playboi Carti, Aminé, Kodak Black and Tee Grizzley.

    Hov, on the other hand, racks up five nominations of his own, which are associated with the album of the year, lyricist of the year, MVP of the year and hustler of the year categories. He also matches the same amount of nomination as Chance, who will be going against the Brooklyn veteran for three of the five slots.

    The awards show is slated to take place in Miami on Oct. 6, and will premiere on the network on Oct. 10. BET’s Connie Orlando released a statement to holding the awards show in the Florida following the devastation of Hurricane Irma.

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    “While BET is extremely excited to bring the BET Hip Hop Awards to Miami, we remain sensitive to the millions of victims affected by Hurricane Irma and Hurricane Harvey,” Orlando states.

    Check out the full list of nominations for the awards show below or over at BET.

    Best Hip-Hop Video
    Cardi B – “Bodak Yellow”
    DJ Khaled Feat. Rihanna & Bryson Tiller – “Wild Thoughts”
    French Montana Feat. Swae Lee – “Unforgettable”
    Future – “Mask Off”
    Kendrick Lamar – “HUMBLE.”

    Best Collabo, Duo or Group
    DJ Khaled Feat. Rihanna & Bryson Tiller – “Wild Thoughts”
    French Montana Feat. Swae Lee – “Unforgettable”
    Migos Feat. Lil Uzi Vert – “Bad and Boujee”
    Rae Sremmurd Feat. Gucci Mane – “Black Beatles”
    Yo Gotti Feat. Nicki Minaj – “Rake It Up”

    Hot Ticket Performer
    Cardi B
    Chance The Rapper
    Drake
    J. Cole
    Kendrick Lamar

    Lyricist of the Year
    Chance The Rapper
    Drake
    J. Cole
    Jay Z
    Kendrick Lamar

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    Video Director of the Year
    Benny Boom
    Colin Tilley
    Dave Meyers and Missy Elliott
    Director X
    Hype Williams

    DJ of the Year
    DJ Drama
    DJ Envy
    DJ Esco
    DJ Khaled
    DJ Mustard

    Producer of the Year
    DJ Khaled & Nasty Beatmakers
    DJ Mustard
    London On Da Track
    Metro Boomin
    Mike Will Made-It
    Pharrell Williams

    MVP of the Year
    Cardi B
    Chance The Rapper
    DJ Khaled
    Jay Z
    Kendrick Lamar

    Single of the Year
    “Bad and Boujee” – Produced By Metro Boomin (Migos Feat. Lil Uzi Vert)
    “Bodak Yellow” – Produced By J. White Did It (Cardi B)
    “HUMBLE.” – Produced By Mike Will Made-It (Kendrick Lamar)
    “Mask Off” – Produced By Metro Boomin (Future)
    “Wild Thoughts” – Produced By DJ Khaled & Nasty Beatmakers (DJ Khaled Feat. Rihanna & Bryson Tiller)

    Album of the Year
    DJ Khaled – Grateful
    Future – FUTURE
    J. Cole – 4 Your Eyez Only
    Jay Z – 4:44
    Kendrick Lamar – DAMN.
    Migos – Culture

    Best New Hip-Hop Artist
    Aminé
    Cardi B
    Kodak Black
    Playboi Carti
    Tee Grizzley

    Hustler of the Year
    Cardi B
    Chance The Rapper
    Diddy
    DJ Khaled
    Jay Z
    Kendrick Lamar

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    Made-You-Look Award (Best Hip-Hop Style)
    A$AP Rocky
    Cardi B
    Future
    Migos
    Nicki Minaj

    Best Mixtape
    Cardi B – Gangsta Bitch Music Vol. 2
    Gucci Mane – Droptopwop
    Juicy J – Gas Face
    Playboi Carti – Playboi Carti
    Tee Grizzley – My Moment
    Yo Gotti & Mike Will Made-It – Gotti Made-It

    Sweet 16: Best Featured Verse
    Chance The Rapper – “I’m the One” (DJ Khaled Feat. Justin Bieber, Quavo, Chance The Rapper & Lil Wayne)
    Gucci Mane – “Black Beatles” (Rae Sremmurd Feat. Gucci Mane)
    Lil Uzi Vert – “Bad and Boujee” (Migos Feat. Lil Uzi Vert)
    Nicki Minaj – “Rake It Up” (Yo Gotti Feat. Nicki Minaj)
    Ty Dolla $ign – “Ain’t Nothing” (Juicy J Feat. Wiz Khalifa & Ty Dolla $ign)
    Wiz Khalifa – “Ain’t Nothing” (Juicy J Feat. Wiz Khalifa & Ty Dolla $ign)

    Impact Track
    Cardi B – “Bodak Yellow”
    Jay Z – “Story of O.J.”
    Kendrick Lamar – “HUMBLE.”
    Kendrick Lamar – “DNA.”
    Lecrae – “Blessings” Feat. Ty Dolla $ign
    Tyler, The Creator – “Who Dat Boy” Feat. A$AP Rocky

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