Posted by , Aug 18, 2016 at 03:41pm
The BET Hip Hop Awards unveil the list of 2016 nominees.

As the fall approaches, that means the BET Hip Hop Awards are approaching as well. BET has unveiled the nominations for the 2016 Hip Hop Awards today, and Drake is leading the pack for the third year in a row. Geez.

The BET Hip Hop Awards will be filmed in Atlanta on September 17th at the Cobb Energy Performing Arts Centre, and they'll air on October 4th at 8 PM ET/PT. The host for this year's event has yet to be announced, although last year Snoop Dogg had the honours.

Drake leads the nominations with 14 to his name, including Album of the Year, Track of the Year (x2), Best Collabo, Duo or Group and MVP of the Year. His WATTBA partner Future comes in second with 10 nominations, including Best Live Performer, Album of the Year, Best Mixtape, among others.

Check out the full list of nominees below. 

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 VertLil Uzi Vert Vs. The World
Young ThugSlime 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”

Drake Leads BET Hip Hop Awards 2016 Nominations

The BET Hip Hop Awards unveil the list of 2016 nominees.


As the fall approaches, that means the BET Hip Hop Awards are approaching as well. BET has unveiled the nominations for the 2016 Hip Hop Awards today, and Drake is leading the pack for the third year in a row. Geez.

The BET Hip Hop Awards will be filmed in Atlanta on September 17th at the Cobb Energy Performing Arts Centre, and they'll air on October 4th at 8 PM ET/PT. The host for this year's event has yet to be announced, although last year Snoop Dogg had the honours.

Drake leads the nominations with 14 to his name, including Album of the Year, Track of the Year (x2), Best Collabo, Duo or Group and MVP of the Year. His WATTBA partner Future comes in second with 10 nominations, including Best Live Performer, Album of the Year, Best Mixtape, among others.

Check out the full list of nominees below. 

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 VertLil Uzi Vert Vs. The World
Young ThugSlime 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”

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