21 Savage and Cardi B Lead the BET Hip Hop Awards Nominations

BET announced the nominees on Thursday for the 2023 BET Hip Hop Awards celebrating the past year of chart-topping hip hop music.

21 Savage and Cardi B lead the competition with 12 nominations each, including Lyricist of the Year and Hip Hop Artist of the Year.

Drake follows with nine nods. Burna Boy, DJ Khaled, J. Cole, Coi Leray, GloRilla, and Jay-Z also picked up multiple nominations.

“This year’s BET Hip Hop Awards will mark the culmination of our year-long celebration of hip hop’s storied creation and the art form’s sonic and cultural expansion,” Connie Orlando, BET’s executive vice president of specials, music programming and music strategy, said in a statement. “We congratulate each nominee on their accomplishments as they take hip hop artistry to new heights.”

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This year’s BET Hip Hop Awards will tape from Atlanta, on Tuesday, Oct. 3 and will premiere Tuesday, Oct. 10, at 9 PM ET/PT on BET.

Below is the full list of nominations:

BEST HIP HOP VIDEO
JUST WANNA ROCK – LIL UZI VERT
PLAYERS (DJ SMALLZ 732 – JERSEY CLUB REMIX) – COI LERAY
PUT IT ON DA FLOOR AGAIN – LATTO FEAT. CARDI B
SHAKE SUMN – DABABY
SITTIN’ ON TOP OF THE WORLD – BURNA BOY FEAT. 21 SAVAGE
SPIN BOUT U – DRAKE & 21 SAVAGE
TOMORROW 2 – GLORILLA & CARDI B

BEST COLLABORATION
ALL MY LIFE – LIL DURK FEAT. J. COLE
GOD DID – DJ KHALED FEAT. RICK ROSS, LIL WAYNE, JAY-Z, JOHN LEGEND & FRIDAYY
PLAYERS (DJ SAIGE REMIX) – COI LERAY FEAT. BUSTA RHYMES
PRINCESS DIANA – ICE SPICE & NICKI MINAJ
PUT IT ON DA FLOOR AGAIN – LATTO FEAT. CARDI B
SITTIN’ ON TOP OF THE WORLD – BURNA BOY FEAT. 21 SAVAGE
TOMORROW 2 – GLORILLA & CARDI B

BEST DUO OR GROUP
CITY GIRLS
DJ DRAMA & JEEZY
DRAKE & 21 SAVAGE
EARTHGANG
LARRY JUNE & THE ALCHEMIST
QUAVO & TAKEOFF
RAE SREMMURD
BEST LIVE PERFORMER
BURNA BOY
BUSTA RHYMES
CARDI B
COI LERAY
DABABY
DRAKE
KENDRICK LAMAR
MEGAN THEE STALLION

LYRICIST OF THE YEAR
21 SAVAGE
ANDRÉ 3000
BURNA BOY
CARDI B
CONWAY THE MACHINE
DRAKE
J. COLE
KENDRICK LAMAR

VIDEO DIRECTOR OF THE YEAR
ANDERSON .PAAK
COLE BENNETT
COLIN TILLEY
DABABY & REEL GOATS
DAVE FREE & KENDRICK LAMAR
DAVE MEYERS
TRAVIS SCOTT

SONG OF THE YEAR
ALL MY LIFE LIL DURK FEAT. J. COLE
GOD DID DJ KHALED FEAT. RICK ROSS, LIL WAYNE, JAY-Z , JOHN LEGEND & FRIDAYY
JUST WANNA ROCK LIL UZI VERT
PLAYERS COI LERAY
PUT IT ON DA FLOOR AGAIN LATTO FEAT. CARDI B
RICH FLEX DRAKE & 21 SAVAGE
SITTIN’ ON TOP OF THE WORLD BURNA BOY FEAT. 21 SAVAGE
TOMORROW 2 GLORILLA & CARDI B

HIP HOP ALBUM OF THE YEAR
ANYWAYS, LIFE’S GREAT… GLORILLA
COI COI LERAY
GOD DID DJ KHALED
HER LOSS DRAKE & 21 SAVAGE
HEROES & VILLAINS METRO BOOMIN
JACKMAN. JACK HARLOW
PINK TAPE LIL UZI VERT
TRAUMAZINE MEGAN THEE STALLION

HIP HOP ARTIST OF THE YEAR
21 SAVAGE
BURNA BOY
CARDI B
DRAKE
GLORILLA
J. COLE
KENDRICK LAMAR
LIL UZI VERT

PRODUCER OF THE YEAR
ATL JACOB
DJ KHALED
DR. DRE
HIT-BOY
HITMAKA
KAYTRANADA
LONDON ON DA TRACK
METRO BOOMIN
THE ALCHEMIST

BEST BREAKTHROUGH HIP HOP ARTIST
ARMANI WHITE
CENTRAL CEE
DOECHII
FINESSE2TYMES
ICE SPICE
KALIII
LOLA BROOKE
SEXYY REDD

DJ OF THE YEAR
CHASE B
D-NICE
DJ CASSIDY
DJ CLARK KENT
DJ DRAMA
DJ JAZZY JEFF
DJ KHALED
KAYTRANADA
METRO BOOMIN

BEST HIP HOP PLATFORM
ALL HIP HOP
CARESHA PLEASE
DRINK CHAMPS
HIPHOP DX
MILLION DOLLAZ WORTH OF GAME
RAP CAVIAR
THE BREAKFAST CLUB
THE JOE BUDDEN PODCAST
XXL

HUSTLER OF THE YEAR
21 SAVAGE
50 CENT
BURNA BOY
CARDI B
CARESHA
DJ KHALED
DRAKE
JAY-Z

SWEET 16: BEST FEATURED VERSE
21 SAVAGE CREEPIN’ (METRO BOOMIN FEAT. THE WEEKND & 21 SAVAGE)
21 SAVAGE PEACHES & EGGPLANTS (YOUNG NUDY FEAT. 21 SAVAGE)
ANDRÉ 3000 SCIENTISTS & ENGINEERS (KILLER MIKE &
ANDRÉ 3000 FEAT. FUTURE & ERYN ALLEN KANE)
CARDI B TOMORROW 2 (GLORILLA & CARDI B)
CARDI B PUT IT ON DA FLOOR AGAIN (LATTO FEAT. CARDI B)
DRAKE OH U WENT (YOUNG THUG FEAT. DRAKE)
J. COLE ALL MY LIFE (LIL DURK FEAT. J. COLE)
JAY-Z GOD DID (DJ KHALED FEAT. RICK ROSS,
LIL WAYNE, JAY-Z , JOHN LEGEND & FRIDAYY)

IMPACT TRACK
30 NAS
ALL MY LIFE LIL DURK FEAT. J. COLE
ANXIETY MEGAN THEE STALLION
CAN’T WIN FOR NOTHING SYMBA
CHAMPIONS NLE CHOPPA
GOD DID DJ KHALED FEAT. RICK ROSS, LIL WAYNE, JAY-Z ,JOHN LEGEND & FRIDAYY
SCIENTISTS & ENGINEERS KILLER MIKE & ANDRÉ 3000 FEAT. FUTURE & ERYN ALLEN KANE
THERAPY PT. 2 ROBERT GLASPER FEAT. MAC MILLER

BEST INTERNATIONAL FLOW
AKA (SOUTH AFRICA)
BLACK SHERIF (GHANA)
CENTRAL CEE (UK)
GAZO (FRANCE)
J HUS (UK)
K.O (SOUTH AFRICA)
MAJOR RD (BRAZIL)
NINHO (FRANCE)
SAMPA THE GREAT (ZAMBIA)
TASHA & TRACIE (BRAZIL)

21 Savage and Cardi B Lead the BET Hip Hop Awards Nominations

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