The BET Hip-Hop Awards Return To Miami Beach/ Nominees Revealed; Will Premiere on October 16th

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The BET Hip-Hop Awards Return To Miami Beach/ Nominees Revealed; Will Premiere on October 16th

It’s virtually time to have a good time one other nice yr in Hip-Hop!

 

The BET “Hip Hop Awards” will return to The Fillmore Miami Beach at Jackie Gleason Theater for the second consecutive yr on Saturday, October 6, 2018, and can premiere on Tuesday, October 16, 2018 at eight:00PM ET/PT.

 

Grammy Award profitable, Multi-Platinum artist, Drake leads this yr’s nominations with a formidable 11 nods. Following the spectacular launch of Scorpion, Drake’s 11 nods consists of ‘Lyricist of the Year,’ ‘MVP of the Year,’ ‘Sweet 16,’ ‘Album of the Year,’ ‘Hot Ticket Performer,’ ‘Hustler of the Year,’ ‘Best Collabo,’ and two nods for the ‘Best Hip-Hop Video,’ & ‘Single of the Year’ classes. Cardi B, 2017 Best New Hip-Hop Artist winner, follows intently with an astonishing 10 nominations. With her first official launch Invasion of Privacy, the “Bodak Yellow” rapper snags 10 nods together with ‘Best Hip-Hop Video,’ ‘Album of the Year,’ ‘MVP of the Year,’ ‘Single of the Year,’ ‘Hot Ticket Performer,’ ‘Made-You-Look Award,’ ‘Hustler of the Year,’ ‘Best Collabo’ and a couple of nods within the ‘Sweet 16’ class.

 

Childish Gambino snagged the third highest nominations with 6 nods together with ‘Hot Ticket Performer,’ ‘Lyricist of the Year,’ ‘MVP of the Year,’ ‘Best Hip-Hop Video,’ and ‘Single of The Year,’ all of which he’ll face off in opposition to high nominees Cardi B & Drake. Additionally, he snags a nomination for this yr’s ‘Impact Track’ award for his first No. 1 hit, “This is America,” whose video additionally garnered director Hiro Murai, his first ‘Video Director of the Year’ nomination.

 

Other high nominees for the 2018 awards embody Travis Scott and Kendrick Lamar, who each obtained 5 nods, Travis Scott’s nominations embody ‘Hot Ticket Performer,’ ‘Lyricist of the Year,’ ‘MVP of the Year,’ and the ‘Made-You-Look Award (Best Hip-Hop Style).’ Kendrick Lamar’s nods embody ‘Hot Ticket Performer,’ ‘Hustler of the Year,’ ‘Lyricist of the Year,’ ‘Sweet 16: Best Featured Verse,’ and ‘Best Hip Hop Video’ for the visuals for “Loyalty” that includes Rihanna.

 

Additionally, ‘Best New Hip-Hop Artist’ Award nominees embody trade newcomers BlocBoy JB, Juice WRLD, Lil Baby, Rich The Kid, and XXXTentacion who posthumously receives the nomination.

Checkout the Full listing of nominees under. Follow @eldorado2452 on Twitter and Instagram for all of your music and leisure information.

 

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

  1. 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

  1. Cole

Kendrick Lamar

Travis Scott

 

MVP of the Year

Cardi B

Childish Gambino

Drake

  1. 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

Apes**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

BloBboy 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 – 1,00zero 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