Drake, Kendrick Lamar and More Nominated for 2018 BET Hip Hop Awards

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Next month’s 2018 BET Hip Hop Awards look to be a Drake-dominated affair. BET network  revealed the slate of award nominees, led by Drizzy with 11 nominations and Cardi B with 10.

Both rappers’ nominations include Best Hip Hop Video, MVP of the Year, and Album of the Year for Scorpion and Invasion of Privacy, respectively. J. Cole‘s KODMigos‘ Culture II and The Carters‘ Everything Is Love are also competing for Album of the Year.

Childish Gambino, for his part, pulled six nominations, while Travis Scott and Kendrick Lamar each earned five. All three are nominated in the Lyricist of the Year category.

This year’s Best New Hip Hop Artist category, won last year by Cardi, includes Blocboy JB, Juice Wrld, Lil Baby, Rich the Kid and the late XXXTentacion.

The show, hosted on Oct. 6 at The Fillmore Miami Beach at Jackie Gleason Theater in Miami Beach, Fla., will be broadcast on BET Networks on Oct. 16.

See the nominations in full below.

Nominees for 2018 BET Hip-Hop Awards 

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

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

Drake

J. Cole

Kendrick Lamar

Travis Scott

MVP of the Year

Cardi B

Childish Gambino

Drake

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 & Ludwig Goransson (Childish Gambino)

Best New Hip Hop Artist

Blocboy 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 – “1,000” 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

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

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