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Believe it or not, this year will mark the 10th year that the BET Hip-Hop Awards will be taking place. The site of the award show will of course be in the ATL with Uncle Snoop Dogg being relegated to hosting duties. In addition to Snoop holding it down on the mic, a string of marquee artists have been named as nominees for this year’s award show. Big Sean, Kendrick Lamar, Drake, Nicki Minaj, and newcomer Fetty Wap are looking at multiple nominations and are hopeful in taking home some trophies. Check out the nominations below.

 

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”

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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”

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Best Live Performer

Drake

J. Cole

Kanye West

Kendrick Lamar

Nicki Minaj

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Lyricist of the Year

Big Sean

Drake

J. Cole

Kendrick Lamar

Nicki Minaj

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Video Director of the Year

Alan Ferguson

Benny Boom

Chris Robinson/Lil Chris

Colin Tilley

Director X

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DJ of the Year

DJ Drama

DJ Envy

DJ Esco

DJ Khaled

DJ Mustard

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Producer of the Year

DJ Mustard

J. Cole

Kanye West

Mike Will Made-It

Pharrell Williams

Timbaland

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MVP of the Year

Big Sean

Drake

Future

J. Cole

Kendrick Lamar

Nicki Minaj

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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)

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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

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Who Blew Up Award

Bobby Shmurda

Dej Loaf

Fetty Wap

Rae Sremmurd

Tink

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Hustler Of The Year

Dr. Dre

Drake

J. Cole

Jay Z

Nicki Minaj

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

A$Ap Rocky

Dej Loaf

Drake

Kanye West

Nicki Minaj

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Best Hip Hop Online Site

Allhiphop.Com

Complex.Com

Hotnewhiphop.Com

Rapradar.Com

Worldstarhiphop.Com

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Best Club Banger

Big Sean featuring E-40 – “Idfwu” (Produced By Dj Dahi, Dj Mustard, Kanye West & Key Wane)

Dej Loaf – “Try Me” (Produced By Dds)

Fetty Wap – “Trap Queen” (Produced By Tony Fadd)

Future – “Commas” (Produced By Dj Spinz & Southside)

Rich Homie Quan – “Flex” (Ooh, Ooh, Ooh) (Produced By Dj Spinz & Nitti Beatz)

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Best Mixtape

Future – 56 Nights

Future – Beast Mode

Future – Monster

Lil Wayne – Sorry 4 The Wait 2

Travis Scott – Days Before Rodeo

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Sweet 16: Best Featured Verse

Drake – “Blessings” (Big Sean Featuring Drake & Kanye West)

Drake – “My Way Remix” (Fetty Wap Featuring Drake)

E-40 – “Idfwu” (Big Sean Featuring E-40)

Kendrick Lamar – “Classic Man Remix” (Jidenna featuring Kendrick Lamar)

Lil Wayne – “Truffle Butter” (Nicki Minaj featuring Drake & Lil Wayne)

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Impact Track

Big Sean featuring Kanye West & John Legend – “One Man Can Change The World”

Common & John Legend – “Glory” (From The Motion Picture “Selma”)

J. Cole – “Apparently”

J. Cole – “Be Free”

Kendrick Lamar – “Alright”

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People’s Champ Award

Big Sean featuring Drake & Kanye West – “Blessings”

Fetty Wap – “Trap Queen”

Future – “Commas”

Kendrick Lamar – “I”

Rae Sremmurd – “No Type”

Rich Homie Quan – “Flex (Ooh, Ooh, Ooh)”

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