Here are the nominees for the 10th annual BET Hip-Hop Awards

2015-09-16 14:03
 

Los Angeles - Nominees were announced on Tuesday in the top categories for the 10th annual BET Hip-Hop Awards.

For the second straight year, Canadian rapper, Drake tops nominees for the BET Hip-Hop Awards.

In a statement to The Associated Press, BET said on Tuesday that Drake received 12 nominations for the 10th annual awards show.

Drake's chart-topping If You're Reading This It's Too Late became the first platinum-selling album this year. He had 14 songs simultaneously placed on the Billboard Hot 100 singles chart, tying a record set by The Beatles in 1964.

Rap veteran Snoop Dogg returns for the third straight year as host of the show, which will be taped on 9 October at the Boisfeuillet Jones Atlanta Civic Center. Big Sean earned 10 nominations and Nicki Minaj scored nine nods. Kendrick Lamar and J. Cole each got eight nominations.

The BET awards will air on 13 October in the U.S.

Here are the nominees:

Best Hip Hop Video

Big Sean featuring Chris Brown & Ty Dolla $Ign - Play No Games

Big Sean featuring Drake & Kanye West - Blessings

Fetty Wap - Trap Queen

Kendrick Lamar - Alright

Nicki Minaj featuring Beyoncé - Feeling Myself

Best Collabo, Duo or Group

Big Sean featuring Drake & Kanye West - Blessings

Big Sean featuring E-40 - Idfwu

Fetty Wap featuring Monty - My Way

Nicki Minaj featuring Beyoncé - Feeling Myself

Nicki Minaj featuring Drake & Lil Wayne - Truffle Butter

Best Live Performer

Drake

J. Cole

Kanye West

Kendrick Lamar

Nicki Minaj

Lyricist of the Year

Big Sean

Drake

J. Cole

Kendrick Lamar

Nicki Minaj

DJ of the Year

DJ Drama

DJ Envy

DJ Esco

DJ Khaled

DJ Mustard

Producer of the Year

DJ Mustard

J. Cole

Kanye West

Mike Will Made-It

Pharrell Williams

Timbaland

MVP of the Year

Big Sean

Drake

Future

J. Cole

Kendrick Lamar

Nicki Minaj

Track Of The Year

Alright - Produced By Pharrell Williams & Sounwave (Kendrick Lamar)

Blessings - Produced By Boi-1da & Vinylz (Big Sean FEATURING Drake & Kanye West)

Commas - Produced By Dj Spinz & Southside (Future)

Idfwu - Produced By Dj Dahi, Dj Mustard, Kanye West & Key Wane (Big Sean FEATURING E-40)

Trap Queen - Produced By Tony Fadd (Fetty Wap)

Album Of The Year

Big Sean - Dark Sky Paradise

Drake - If You're Reading This It's Too Late

J. Cole - 2014 Forest Hills Drive

Kendrick Lamar - To Pimp A Butterfly

Nicki Minaj - The Pinkprint

Wale - The Album About Nothing

For all the categories and nominees, visit the BET website

Read more on:    bet awards 2015  |  celebrities  |  music

NEXT ON CHANNELX
There are new stories on the homepage. Click here to see them.