The nominees for the 2018 BET Hip-Hop Awards were released on Wednesday and some of hip-hop’s biggest names will be going head to head as they’re recognized for releasing some of the hottest music.

Drake is in the lead as he walks away with a total of 11 nominations. This year he released his fifth studio album “Scorpion,” and the nominations reflect the success of the project. Some of his nominations include, “Album of the Year,” “Lyricist of the Year,” “MVP of the Year,” and “Single of the Year.”


Other artists to walk away with multiple nominations include, Childish Gambino with six nominations and Kendrick Lamar and Travis Scott who are tied with five nominations.

The 2018 BET Hip-Hop Awards take place at the Fillmore Miami Beach at Jackie Gleason Theater on October 6th and will air on BET October 16th.


 

Check out the list of nominees below:

 

Best Hip-Hop Video


Cardi B – “I Like It” feat. Bad Bunny & J Balvin

Childish Gambino – “This Is America”


Drake – “God’s Plan”

Kendrick Lamar – “Loyalty” feat. Rihanna


Migos – “Walk It Talk It” feat. Drake

Hot Ticket Performer


Cardi B

Childish Gambino


Drake

Kendrick Lamar


Travis Scott

Album of the Year


Cardi B – Invasion of Privacy

Drake – Scorpion


J. Cole – KOD

Migos – Culture II


The Carters – Everything Is Love

Video Director of the Year


Benny Boom

Dave Meyers & The Little Homies


Director X

Eif Rivera


Hiro Murai

Karena Evans


Lyricist of the Year

Childish Gambino


Drake

J. Cole


Kendrick Lamar

Travis Scott


MVP of the Year

Cardi B


Childish Gambino

Drake


J. Cole

Travis Scott


Producer of the Year

Ben Billions


DJ Esco

DJ Mustard


Metro Boomin

Pharrell Williams


Best Collabo, Duo or Group

21 Savage & Offset & Metro Boomin – “Ric Flair Drip”


Blocboy JB – “Look Alive” feat. Drake

Cardi B – “I Like It” feat. Bad Bunny & J Balvin


Post Malone – “Rockstar” feat. 21 Savage

The Carters – “Apes**t”


Single of the Year

“Apesh*t” – Produced by Pharrell (The Carters)


“God’s Plan” – Produced by Cardo, Young Exclusive and Boi-1da (Drake)

“I Like It” – Produced by Craig Kallman, JWhiteDidIt and Tainy (Cardi B Feat. Bad Bunny & J Balvin)


“Nice for What” – Produced by Murda Beatz (Drake)

“This Is America” – Produced by Donald Glover & Ludwig Goransson (Childish Gambino)


Best New Hip Hop Artist

Blocboy JB


Juice Wrld

Lil Baby


Rich the Kid

XXXTentacion


Best Mixtape

BlocBoy JB – Simi


Future – Beast Mode 2

Juicy J – Shut Da F* Up


Lil Wayne – Dedication 6: Reloaded

Zoey Dollaz – Sorry Not Sorry


Sweet 16: Best Featured Verse

21 Savage – “Bartier Cardi” (Cardi B feat. 21 Savage)


Cardi B – “Motorsport” (Migos feat. Cardi B & Nicki Minaj)

Drake – “Look Alive” (Blocboy JB feat. Drake)


Kendrick Lamar – “New Freezer” (Rich the Kid feat. Kendrick Lamar)

Nicki Minaj – “Big Bank” (YG feat. 2 Chainz, Big Sean & Nicki Minaj)


Impact Track

Childish Gambino – “This Is America”


Dej Loaf & Leon Bridges – “Liberated”

Lecrae – “I’ll Find You” feat. Tori Kelly


Meek Mill – “Stay Woke” feat. Miguel

N.E.R.D – “1,000” feat. FUTURE


DJ of the Year

Calvin Harris


DJ Envy

DJ Drama


DJ Khaled

DJ Mustard


Made-You-Look Award (Best Hip Hop Style)

Cardi B


Migos

Nicki Minaj


Remy Ma

Travis Scott


Best Hip-Hop Online Site/App

ALLHIPHOP


Complex

Hot New Hip Hop


Worldstar

XXL


Hustler of the Year

Cardi B


DJ Khaled

Drake


Jay Z

Kendrick Lamar


Travis Scott

 

Sourcehttps://www.billboard.com/articles/columns/hip-hop/8474734/bet-hip-hop-awards-2018-drake-leads-nominees-exclusive


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