Drake leads BET Hip-Hop nominations with eleven nominations

The 31-year-old rapper is leading the pack in this years Bet Hip Hop Awards with 11 nominations. The list of nominations released revealed that he is nominated in categories including Best Hip-Hop Video and Single of the Year for God’s Plan, as well as Album of the Year for Scorpion.

Cardi B received ten nominations, she will be battling Drake to win Best Hip-Hop Video and Single of the Year for I Like It, and Album of the Year for Invasion of Privacy. She’s additionally been recognised for her eclectic fashion sense in the Made-You-Look-Award (Best Hip-Hop Style Category), where she’ll go head to head with rival Nicki Minaj and rap trio Migos, featuring her husband Offset.

Childish Gambino is next in the list of top nominees, having been nominated in six categories, while Travis Scott and Kendrick Lamar will be hoping to take home a maximum of five gongs. J.Cole, Post Malone and Beyonce and JAY-Z’s The Carters have also received nominations at the awards, which will return to The Fillmore Miami Beach at Jackie Gleason Theater on 6 October, and BET Networks will premiere the annual telecast on 16 October.

Here is The full list of nominations for the BET Hip-Hop Awards 2018:

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
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
J. Cole
Kendrick Lamar
Travis Scott

MVP of the Year

Cardi B
Childish Gambino
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 and Ludwig Goransson (Childish Gambino)

Best New Hip-Hop Artist

Blocboy JB
Juice Wrld
Lil Baby
Rich the Kid

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
Nicki Minaj
Remy Ma
Travis Scott

Hustler of the Year

Cardi B
DJ Khaled
Jay Z
Kendrick Lamar
Travis Scott