BET “HIP HOP AWARDS” 2017  | DJ KHALED, KENDRICK LAMAR AND CARDI B LEAD THE BET “HIP HOP AWARDS” 2017 WITH 9 NOMINATIONS EACH

9 NODS FOR DJ KHALED INCLUDE ‘ALBUM OF THE YEAR,’ ‘DJ OF THE YEAR,’ ‘BEST HIP-HOP VIDEO,’ ‘BEST COLLABO, DUO OR GROUP,’ ‘PRODUCER OF THE YEAR,’ ‘HUSTLER OF THE YEAR,’ ‘MVP OF THE YEAR’ AND 2 FOR ‘SINGLE OF THE YEAR’

 

KENDRICK LAMAR AND CARDI B 9 NODS INCLUDE ‘MVP OF THE YEAR,’ ‘SINGLE OF THE YEAR,’ ‘HUSTLER OF THE YEAR,’  ‘BEST HIP-HOP VIDEO,’ ‘HOT TICKET PERFORMER’ AND ‘IMPACT TRACK’

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FOLLOWED CLOSELY BY JAY Z AND CHANCE THE RAPPER WITH 5 NOMINATIONS EACH

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THE BET “HIP HOP AWARDS” 2017 WILL BE TAPING IN MIAMI, FL ON FRIDAY, OCTOBER 6, 2017 AT THE FILLMORE MIAMI BEACH AT JACKIE GLEASON THEATER AND PREMIERING ON TUESDAY, OCTOBER 10, 2017 AT 8PM ET/PT

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BET “HIP HOP AWARDS” WILL SUPPORT THOSE MOST IMPACTED BY BOTH HURRICANE IRMA AND HURRICANE HARVEY IN OUR “HIP HOP FOR HURRICANE RELIEF” EFFORTS

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New York, NY – September 14, 2017 – Multi-platinum artist, mega-producer and ‘Anthem King’ DJ Khaled alongside Grammy Award winning rapper and songwriter Kendrick Lamar and newcomer Cardi B lead the BET “Hip Hop Awards” 2017 with 9 impressive nominations each. DJ Khaled’s 9 nods, include ‘Album of the Year,’ ‘DJ of the Year,’ ‘Best Hip-Hop Video,’ ‘Best Collabo, Duo Or Group,’ ‘Producer Of The Year,’ ‘Hustler of the Year,’ ‘Mvp of the Year,’ and 2 For ‘Single of the Year. Kendrick Lamar  earns nods for ‘Best Hip Hop Video,’ ‘Hot Ticket Performer,’ ‘Lyricist of the Year,’ ‘MVP of the Year,’ ‘Single of the Year,’ ‘Album of the Year,’ ‘Hustler of the Year,’ and 2 nods for ‘Impact Track.’ And NYC’s newest female emcee Cardi B earn nods for her summer anthem “Bodak Yellow” for ‘Best Hip-Hop Video,’ ‘Hot Ticket Performer,’ ‘MVP of the Year,’ ‘Single of the Year,’ ‘Best New Hip-Hop Artist,’ ‘Hustler of the Year,’ ‘Made-You-Look Award (Best Hip-Hop Style),’ ‘Best Mixtape’ and ‘Impact Track’. 

 

Jay Z and Chance The Rapper score the second-most nominations with 5 nominations each. Jay Z shares nods with Chance The Rapper in the ‘Lyricist of the Year,’ ‘MVP of the Year’ and ‘Hustler of the Year’ categories and additionally earns nominations for ‘Album of the Year’ and ‘Impact Track’. Chance The Rapper  is being recognized as ‘Hot Ticket Performer,’ ‘Lyricist of the Year,’ ‘MVP of the Year,’ ‘Hustler of the Year’ and as a featured artist in the 'Sweet 16: Best Featured Verse’ categories. 

 

Hip-Hop hit makers Future and Migos pick up 4 nominations each – Future earning nods for ‘Best Hip-Hop Video,’ ‘Single of the Year,’ ‘Album of the Year,’ and ‘Made-You-Look Award (Best Hip-Hop Style);’ and Migos for ‘Best Collabo, Duo or Group,’ ’ ‘Single of the Year,’ ‘Album of the Year,’ and ‘Made-You-Look Award (Best Hip-Hop Style).’ Additionally, ‘Best New Hip-Hop Artist’ Award nominees include industry newcomers Cardi B, Playboi Carti, Aminé,Kodak Black, and Tee Grizzley.

 

BET “Hip Hop Awards” 2017 heads to Miami on Friday, October 6, 2017 at its new venue, The Fillmore Miami Beach at Jackie Gleason Theater in Miami, FL and will premiere on Tuesday, October 10, 2017 at 8:00PM ET/PT. 

 

“While BET is extremely excited to bring BET ‘Hip Hop Awards’ 2017 to Miami, Florida, we remain sensitive to the millions of victims affected by Hurricane Irma and Hurricane Harvey,” said Connie Orlando, BET Interim Head of Programming. “Our hearts, thoughts and prayers are with those who are facing the impact of this catastrophic storm. As a network, we are committed to offering our full support during this most devastating time. Through Hip Hop Awards 2017, our ‘Hip Hop for Hurricane Relief’, will bring together some of the biggest names in hip hop to acknowledge those in need as the country begins the difficult process of rebuilding.”

 

Jesse Collins, CEO of Jesse Collins Entertainment, will serve as Executive Producer of the BET Hip Hop Awards along with Connie Orlando, BET Interim Head of Programming and Jeannae Rouzan–Clay, Vice President of Specials, Jesse Collins Entertainment.  

 

See below for the complete list of BET “HIP HOP AWARDS” 2017 Official Nominees:

 

Best Hip-Hop Video

Cardi B - Bodak Yellow 

DJ Khaled Ft. Rihanna & Bryson Tiller - Wild Thoughts 

French Montana Ft. Swae Lee - Unforgettable 

Future - Mask Off 

Kendrick Lamar - HUMBLE.

 

Best Collabo, Duo or Group

DJ Khaled Ft. Rihanna & Bryson Tiller - Wild Thoughts 

French Montana Ft. Swae Lee - Unforgettable 

Migos Ft. Lil Uzi Vert - Bad And Boujee 

Rae Sremmurd Ft. Gucci Mane - Black Beatles 

Yo Gotti Ft. Nicki Minaj - Rake It Up

 

Hot Ticket Performer

Cardi B 

Chance The Rapper 

Drake 

J. Cole 

Kendrick Lamar

 

Lyricist of the Year

Chance The Rapper 

Drake 

J. Cole 

Jay Z 

Kendrick Lamar

 

Video Director of the Year

Benny Boom 

Colin Tilley 

Dave Meyers & Missy Elliott 

Director X 

Hype Williams

 

DJ of the Year

DJ Drama

DJ Envy

DJ Esco

DJ Khaled

DJ Mustard

 

Producer of the Year

DJ Khaled & Nasty Beatmakers 

DJ Mustard 

London On Da Track 

Metro Boomin 

Mike Will Made-It 

Pharrell Williams

 

MVP of the Year

Cardi B 

Chance The Rapper 

DJ Khaled 

Jay Z 

Kendrick Lamar

 

Single of the Year

Bad And Boujee – Produced By Metro Boomin (Migos Ft. Lil Uzi Vert) 

Bodak Yellow – Produced By J. White Did It (Cardi B) 

HUMBLE. – Produced By Mike Will Made-It (Kendrick Lamar) 

Mask Off – Produced By Metro Boomin (Future) 

Wild Thoughts – Produced By DJ Khaled & Nasty Beatmakers (DJ Khaled Ft. Rihanna & Bryson Tiller)

 

Album of the Year

DJ Khaled - Grateful 

Future - FUTURE 

J. Cole - 4 Your Eyez Only 

Jay Z - 4:44 

Kendrick Lamar - DAMN. 

Migos – Culture

 

Best New Hip-Hop Artist

Aminé 

Cardi B 

Kodak Black 

Playboi Carti 

Tee Grizzley

 

Hustler of the Year

Cardi B 

Chance The Rapper 

Diddy 

DJ Khaled 

Jay Z 

Kendrick Lamar

 

Made-You-Look Award (Best Hip-Hop Style)

A$AP Rocky

Cardi B

Future

Migos

Nicki Minaj

 

Best Hip Hop Online Site/App

Complex.com 

Hotnewhiphop.com 

Theshaderoom.com 

Worldstarhiphop.com 

XXLMag.com

 

Best Mixtape

Cardi B - Gangsta Bitch Music Vol. 2 

Gucci Mane - Droptopwop 

Juicy J - Gas Face 

Playboi Carti - Playboi Carti 

Tee Grizzley - My Moment 

Yo Gotti & Mike Will Made-It - Gotti Made-It

 

Sweet 16: Best Featured Verse

Chance The Rapper - I'm The One (DJ Khaled Ft. Justin Bieber, Quavo, Chance The Rapper & Lil Wayne) 

Gucci Mane - Black Beatles (Rae Sremmurd Ft. Gucci Mane) 

Lil Uzi Vert - Bad And Boujee (Migos Ft. Lil Uzi Vert) 

Nicki Minaj - Rake It Up (Yo Gotti Ft. Nicki Minaj) 

Ty Dolla $ign - Ain't Nothing (Juicy J Ft. Wiz Khalifa & Ty Dolla $ign) 

Wiz Khalifa - Ain't Nothing (Juicy J Ft. Wiz Khalifa & Ty Dolla $ign)

 

Impact Track

Cardi B - Bodak Yellow 

Jay Z - Story of O.J. 

Kendrick Lamar- HUMBLE. 

Kendrick Lamar - DNA. 

Lecrae - Blessings Ft. Ty Dolla $Ign 

Tyler, The Creator - Who Dat Boy Ft. A$AP Rocky

 

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*Note:  BET “Hip Hop Awards” is a private event and tickets are not available for purchase to the public. Talent tickets are reserved for BET “Hip Hop Awards” show talent and nominees. 

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