Drake Leads 2016 BET Hip-Hop Awards Nominations

See the full list of nominations.

Drake on stage

The nominations for this year’s BET Awards have been announced and Drake is leading the way with an astonishing 14 nods.

The 'Views' rapper has been nominated in categories including 'Album Of The Year', 'Track Of The Year', 'MVP Of The Year' and more.

Drizzy’s ‘What A Time To Alive’ collaborator Future has earned 10 nominations, while DJ Khaled and Kanye West have nine and eight respectively. 

Once again, this year’s Lyricist Of The Year category will spark most debate, with Drake going head-to-head with Kendrick Lamar, J. Cole and more.

The awards show will take place at the Cobb Energy Performing Arts Centre in Atlanta  on 14th  September and be aired on TV on 4th October.

See the full list of nominations below:

BEST HIP-HOP VIDEO
2 Chainz – “Watch Out”
Desiigner – “Panda”
DJ Khaled feat. Jay Z & Future – “I Got the Keys”
Drake – “Hotline Bling”
Fat Joe & Remy Ma feat. French Montana & Infared – “All the Way Up”
Kanye West feat. Rihanna – “Famous”

BEST COLLABO, DUO OR GROUP
DJ Khaled feat. Drake – “For Free”
DJ Khaled feat. Jay Z & Future – “I Got the Keys”
Drake & Future – “Jumpman”
Drake feat. Wizkid & Kyla – “One Dance”
Fat Joe & Remy Ma feat. French Montana & Infared – “All the Way Up”

BEST LIVE PERFORMER
Drake
Future
J. Cole
Kanye West
Kendrick Lamar

LYRICIST OF THE YEAR
Chance the Rapper
Drake
J. Cole
Kanye West
Kendrick Lamar

VIDEO DIRECTOR OF THE YEAR
Benny Boom
Colin Tilley
Director X
Hype Williams
Kanye West

DJ OF THE YEAR
DJ Drama
DJ Envy
DJ Esco
DJ Khaled
DJ Mustard

PRODUCER OF THE YEAR
DJ Mustard
Dr. Dre
Metro Boomin
Mike WiLL Made-It
Pharrell Williams

MVP OF THE YEAR
DJ Khaled
Drake
Future
Kanye West
Kendrick Lamar

TRACK OF THE YEAR
“All the Way Up” – Produced by Cool & Dre and Edsclusive (Fat Joe & Remy Ma feat. French Montana & Infared)
“Controlla” – Produced by Boi-1da (Drake)
“Hotline Bling” – Produced by Nineteen85 (Drake)
“I Got the Keys” – Produced by Southside (DJ Khaled feat. Jay Z & Future)
“Panda” – Produced by Menace (Desiigner)

ALBUM OF THE YEAR
DJ Khaled – I Changed A Lot
Dr. Dre – Compton
Drake – Views
Fetty Wap – Fetty Wap
Future –DS2
Kanye West – The Life of Pablo

BEST NEW HIP-HOP ARTIST
Anderson .Paak
Bryson Tiller
Chance the Rapper
Desiigner
Tory Lanez

HUSTLER OF THE YEAR
DJ Khaled
Drake
Future
Jay Z
Kanye West

MADE-YOU-LOOK AWARD (BEST HIP-HOP STYLE)
A$AP Rocky
Drake
Future
Kanye West
Nicki Minaj

BEST MIXTAPE
Chance the Rapper – Coloring Book
French Montana – Wave Gods  (Hosted By Max B)
Future – Purple Reign
Lil Uzi Vert – Lil Uzi Vert Vs. The World
Young Thug – Slime Season 3

SWEET 16: BEST FEATURED VERSE
2 Chainz – “No Problem” (Chance the Rapper feat. Lil Wayne & 2 Chainz)
Drake – “Work” (Rihanna feat. Drake)
Kendrick Lamar – “Freedom” (Beyoncé feat. Kendrick Lamar)
Kodak Black – “Lockjaw” (French Montana feat. Kodak Black)
Nicki Minaj – “Down in the DM” – Remix (Yo Gotti feat. Nicki Minaj)

IMPACT TRACK
J. Cole – “Love Yourz”
Jay Z – “Spiritual”
Jidenna – “Long Live the Chief”
Raury feat. Key – “Trap Tears”
Sir The Baptist feat. ChuchPeople – “Raise Hell”

PEOPLE’S CHAMP AWARD
Desiigner – “Panda”
DJ Khaled feat. Drake – “For Free”
Fat Joe & Remy Ma feat. French Montana & Infared – “All the Way Up”
O.T. Genasis feat. Young Dolph – “Cut It”
Travis Scott – “Antidote”
Young Thug – “Best Friend”

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