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8.18.2016

Drake Leads BET Hip-Hop Awards 2016 Nominations

The 6 God reigns again. For the third year in a row, Drake leads nominations for the BET Hip-Hop Awards. This time around, Drizzy nabs 14 nods, including Album of the Year, Track of the Year, and MVP of the Year.

Drake’s “Summer Sixteen Tour” partner Future also has a big night ahead of him with 10 nominations, including Album of the Year, Best Mixtape, and the Made-You-Look Award for Best Hip-Hop Style.

DJ Khaled and Kanye West follow Drake and Future with nine and eight nominations, respectively.

The BET Hip-Hop Awards are set to go down Saturday, Sept. 17 at the Cobb Energy Performing Arts Centre in Atlanta, but won’t air on television until Oct. 4.

A “big host” for the event will reportedly be announced soon.

A full list of nominees can be seen below.

BET Hip-Hop Awards 2016 Nominees

Best Hip-Hop Video
2 Chainz – “Watch Out”
Desiigner – “Panda”
DJ Khaled feat. Jay Z & Future – “I Got the Keys”
Drake – “Hotline Bling”
Fat Joe & Remy Ma feat. French Montana & Infared – “All the Way Up”
Kanye West feat. Rihanna – “Famous”

Best Collabo, Duo or Group
DJ Khaled feat. Drake – “For Free”
DJ Khaled feat. Jay Z & Future – “I Got the Keys”
Drake & Future – “Jumpman”
Drake feat. Wizkid & Kyla – “One Dance”
Fat Joe & Remy Ma feat. French Montana & Infared – “All the Way Up”

Best Live Performer
Drake
Future
J. Cole
Kanye West
Kendrick Lamar

Lyricist of the Year
Chance the Rapper
Drake
J. Cole
Kanye West
Kendrick Lamar

Video Director of the Year
Benny Boom
Colin Tilley
Director X
Hype Williams
Kanye West

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

Producer of the Year
DJ Mustard
Dr. Dre
Metro Boomin
Mike WiLL Made-It
Pharrell Williams

MVP of the Year
DJ Khaled
Drake
Future
Kanye West
Kendrick Lamar

Track of the Year
“All the Way Up” – Produced by Cool & Dre and Edsclusive (Fat Joe & Remy Ma feat. French Montana & Infared)
“Controlla” – Produced by Boi-1da (Drake)
“Hotline Bling” – Produced by Nineteen85 (Drake)
“I Got the Keys” – Produced by Southside (DJ Khaled feat. Jay Z & Future)
“Panda” – Produced by Menace (Desiigner)

Album of the Year
DJ Khaled – I Changed A Lot
Dr. Dre – Compton
Drake – Views
Fetty Wap – Fetty Wap
Future –DS2
Kanye West – The Life of Pablo

Best New Hip-Hop Artist
Anderson .Paak
Bryson Tiller
Chance the Rapper
Desiigner
Tory Lanez

Hustler of the Year
DJ Khaled
Drake
Future
Jay Z
Kanye West

Made-You-Look Award (Best Hip-Hop Style)
A$AP Rocky
Drake
Future
Kanye West
Nicki Minaj

Best Mixtape
Chance the Rapper – Coloring Book
French Montana – Wave Gods (Hosted By Max B)
Future – Purple Reign
Lil Uzi Vert – Lil Uzi Vert Vs. The World
Young Thug – Slime Season 3

Sweet 16: Best Featured Verse
2 Chainz – “No Problem” (Chance the Rapper feat. Lil Wayne & 2 Chainz)
Drake – “Work” (Rihanna feat. Drake)
Kendrick Lamar – “Freedom” (Beyoncé feat. Kendrick Lamar)
Kodak Black – “Lockjaw” (French Montana feat. Kodak Black)
Nicki Minaj – “Down in the DM” – Remix (Yo Gotti feat. Nicki Minaj)

Impact Track
J. Cole – “Love Yourz”
Jay Z – “Spiritual”
Jidenna – “Long Live the Chief”
Raury feat. Key – “Trap Tears”
Sir The Baptist feat. ChuchPeople – “Raise Hell”

People’s Champ Award
Desiigner – “Panda”
DJ Khaled feat. Drake – “For Free”
Fat Joe & Remy Ma feat. French Montana & Infared – “All the Way Up”
O.T. Genasis feat. Young Dolph – “Cut It”
Travis Scott – “Antidote”
Young Thug – “Best Friend”