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The BET Hip Hop Awards 2015 Nominees Have Been Revealed

The nominees for the 9th Annual BET Hip Hop Awards have been announced!

 

Drake is leading the pack with 11 nominations, including Lyricist of the Year, Hustler of the Year and Made-You-Look Award. Big Sean follows with 10 nominations  awards, including  Lyricist of the Year, People’s Champ Award, and Best Hip Hop Video for both his “Blessings” and “Play No Games” visuals.

 

Kendrick Lamar has racked up nine nominations, including Best Live Performer and MVP of the Year. J. Cole follows K. Dot with seven nominations including Producer of the Year and Album of the Year with 2014 Forest Hills Drive. While Future lands himself five nominations with three mixtapes in the Best Mixtape category and nominations for both Best Club Banger and Track of the Year with “Commas.”

 

The award show will air on October 13th, 2015 at 8PM EST via BET. Peep all of the categories and nominees below, and be sure to tune in to The Noir Show on Friday from 6-9PM EST to hear our thoughts on the nominees!

 

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”

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”

Best Live Performer

Drake

J. Cole

Kanye West

Kendrick Lamar

Nicki Minaj

Lyricist of the Year

Big Sean

Drake

J. Cole

Kendrick Lamar

Nicki Minaj

Video Director of the Year

Alan Ferguson

Benny Boom

Chris Robinson/Lil Chris

Colin Tilley

Director X

DJ of the Year

DJ Drama

DJ Envy

DJ Esco

DJ Khaled

DJ Mustard

Producer of the Year

DJ Mustard

J. Cole

Kanye West

Mike Will Made-It

Pharrell Williams

Timbaland

MVP of the Year

Big Sean

Drake

Future

J. Cole

Kendrick Lamar

Nicki Minaj

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)

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

Who Blew Up Award

Bobby Shmurda

Dej Loaf

Fetty Wap

Rae Sremmurd

Tink

Hustler Of The Year

Dr. Dre

Drake

J. Cole

Jay Z

Nicki Minaj

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

A$Ap Rocky

Dej Loaf

Drake

Kanye West

Nicki Minaj

Best Hip Hop Online Site

Allhiphop.com

Complex.com

Hotnewhiphop.com

Rapradar.com

Worldstarhiphop.com

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)

Best Mixtape

Future – 56 Nights

Future – Beast Mode

Future – Monster

Lil Wayne – Sorry 4 The Wait 2

Travis Scott – Days Before Rodeo

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)

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”

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)”