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The BET Hip Hop Award nominations are out, and Kendrick Lamar and Drake are leading the pack!

Kendrick grabbed 14 nominations including  Lyricist of the Year and MVP of the year, but Drake was right behind him with his 13 nominations. We all know that Kendrick has had a phenominal year, but Drake racked up 13 nominations and he hasn’t even put out an album since 2011.

The BET Hip Hop Award will take place September 18 at the Atlanta Civic Center, and will be hosted by Snoop Lion, which should be interesting to say the least. Look for the show to air on BET on October 15; check out the nominations below!

Best Hip-Hop Video

A$AP Rocky f/ Drake, 2 Chainz & Kendrick Lamar – “Problems”  B.o.B f/ T.I. & Juicy J – “We Still in This” J. Cole f/ Miguel – “Power Trip” Drake – “Started From the Bottom” Kendrick Lamar – “Don’t Kill My Vibe”

Reese’s Perfect Combo Award (Best Collabo, Duo or Group) Ace Hood f/ Rick Ross & Future – “Bugatti” A$AP Rocky f/ Drake, 2 Chainz & Kendrick Lamar – “Problems” J. Cole f/ Miguel – “Power Trip” French Montana f/ Rick Ross, Drake & Lil Wayne – “Pop That” Kendrick Lamar f/ Drake – “Poetic Justice” Wale f/ Tiara Thomas – “Bad”

Best Live Performer 2 Chainz J. Cole JAY Z Kendrick Lamar Kanye West

Lyricist of the Year J. Cole Drake JAY Z Kendrick Lamar Wale

Video Director of the Year A$AP Rocky & A$AP Ferg Benny Boom Director X Dre Films Hype Williams

DJ of the Year DJ Drama DJ Envy DJ Funkmaster Flex DJ Khaled DJ Scream

Producer of the Year J. Cole Hit-Boy DJ Mustard Mike WiLL Made It Pharrell Williams

MVP of the Year 2 Chainz J. Cole Drake JAY Z Kendrick Lamar

Track of the Year “Power Trip” – Produced by J. Cole (J. Cole f/ Miguel) “Problems” – Produced by Noah “40? Shebib (A$AP Rocky f/ Drake, 2 Chainz & Kendrick Lamar) “Don’t Kill My Vibe” – Produced by Sounwave (Kendrick Lamar) “Bugatti” – Produced by Mike WiLL Made It (Ace Hood f/ Rick Ross & Future) “Started From the Bottom” – Produced by Mike Zombie & Noah “40? Shebib (Drake)

Album of the Year J. Cole – Born Sinner JAY Z – Magna Carta… Holy Grail Kendrick Lamar – good kid, m.A.A.d city Nas – Life Is Good Wale – The Gifted

Who New? Rookie of the Year Action Bronson A$AP Ferg Earl Sweatshirt Joey Bada$$ Trinidad Jame$

Hustler of the Year Diddy JAY Z Kendrick Lamar T.I. Kanye West

Made-You-Look Award 2 Chainz A$AP Rocky JAY Z Kendrick Lamar Nicki Minaj Kanye West

Best Club Banger Ace Hood f/ Rick Ross & Future – “Bugatti” (Produced by Mike WiLL Made It) A$AP Rocky f/ Drake, 2 Chainz & Kendrick Lamar – “Problems” (Produced by Noah “40? Shebib) Drake – “Started From the Bottom” (Produced by Mike Zombie & Noah “40? Shebib) French Montana f/ Rick Ross, Drake & Lil Wayne – “Pop That” (Produced by Lee on the Beats) Trinidad Jame$ – “All Gold Everything” (Produced by Devon Gallaspy)

Best Mixtape Big Sean – Detroit Chance The Rapper – Acid Rap Travi$ Scott – Owl Pharaoh Stalley – Honest Cowboy Trinidad Jame$ – Don’t Be S.A.F.E.

Sweet 16 (Best Featured Verse) Diddy – “Same Damn Time (Remix)” (Future f/ Diddy & Ludacris) Drake – “Versace (Remix)” (Migos f/ Drake) Future – “Bugatti” (Ace Hood f/ Rick Ross & Future) Kendrick Lamar – “Problems” (A$AP Rocky f/ Drake, 2 Chainz & Kendrick Lamar) Wiz Khalifa – “U.O.E.N.O. (Remix)” (Rocko f/ Future & Wiz Khalifa)

Impact Track J. Cole f/ TLC – “Crooked Smile” JAY Z f/ Justin Timberlake – “Holy Grail” Macklemore & Ryan Lewis – “Same Love” Wale f/ Sam Dew – “LoveHate Thing” Kanye West – “BLKKK SKKKNHEAD”

People’s Champ Award A$AP Rocky f/ Drake, 2 Chainz & Kendrick Lamar – “Problems” J. Cole f/ Miguel – “Power Trip” Drake – “Started From the Bottom” Kendrick Lamar – “Don’t Kill My Vibe” Macklemore & Ryan Lewis f/ Ray Dalton – “Can’t Hold Us”

Source: Rap-Up , BET

  Written by Danie Buchanan


Just so yall know BET Network loves Atlanta and the feeling is mutual.

The network is bringing its 6th annual BET Hip Hop Awards back this fall.  For the last four years the show has been taped at the Atlanta Civic Center and is scheduled to return the first Saturday of October 2011. This event has always sold out.   Although it’s taped in advance, the show runs very close to real time for attendees. The security during the event is incredibly tight; it seems to be just as many guards as attendees.

The Soul Train Awards, which airs on Centric and BET Networks, will also return this year. Produced in 2009, at the Georgia World Congress Center and in 2010 at the Cobb Energy Performing Arts Center. READ MORE