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Drake & Cardi B Lead Nominations For 2018 BET Hip Hop Awards

Drake & Cardi B Lead Nominations For 2018 BET Hip Hop Awards

by | 14th September 2018

The nominees for this year’s BET Hip-Hop Awards have been announced with Drake and Cardi B grabbing the most nominations.

 

Drake leads all artists with 11 nominations while Cardi sits closely behind with 10 nominations. Other artists nominated include Childish Gambino with 6, and Kendrick Lamar, who is tied with Travis Scott at 5 nominations.

 

Cardi will look to repeat her triumph at last year’s Hip-Hop Awards, where she secured five awards including Best New Artist. The Bronx native will go head to head with Drake on a number of categories this year, including Single of the Year, MVP of the Year, and Album of the Year.

 

See the complete list below:

 

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