BET Hip Hop Awards 2016 Nominees – The Full List


(Hypebot) – BET announced their 2016 Hip Hop Awards nominees and Drake dominated the list with 14 nods including ‘Best Live Performer,’ ‘Lyricist of the Year,’ ‘MVP of the Year,’ ‘Album of the Year' and ‘Hustler of the Year. The BET “Hip Hop Awards” 2016 will be taped on September 17th in Atlanta, and will premiere on October 4th.

Future scored the second-most nominations with 10 nods, including ‘Best Live Performer,’ ‘MVP of the Year,’ ‘Album of the Year,’ ‘Hustler of the Year,’ ‘Made-You-Look Award (Best Hip-Hop Style),’ ‘Best Mixtape,’ and ‘Best Collabo, Duo, or Group.’

DJ Khaled followed with 9 nominations, including ‘DJ of the Year,’ ‘Best Hip-Hop Video,’ ‘MVP of the Year,’ ‘Track of the Year,’ ‘Album of the Year,’ ‘Hustler of the Year,’ ‘People’s Champ Award,’ and two nods for ‘Best Collabo, Duo or Group;’ and Kanye West grabbed 8 nods for ‘Album of the Year,’ ‘Best Hip-Hop Video,’ ‘Best Live Performer,’ ‘Lyricist of the Year,’ ‘Video Director of the Year,’ ‘MVP of the Year,’ ‘Hustler of the Year,’ and ‘Made-You-Look Award (Best Hip-Hop Style).’

BET Hip Hop Awards 2016 Nominees – The Complete List


Best Hip-Hop Video

2 Chainz – Watch Out
Desiigner – Panda
DJ Khaled F/ Jay Z & Future – I Got the Keys
Drake – Hotline Bling
Fat Joe & Remy Ma F/ French Montana & Infared – All the Way Up
Kanye West F/ Rihanna – Famous


Best Collabo, Duo or Group

DJ Khaled F/ Drake – For Free
DJ Khaled F/ Jay Z & Future – I Got the Keys
Drake & Future – Jumpman
Drake F/ Wizkid & Kyla – One Dance
Fat Joe & Remy Ma F/ 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 F/ French Montana & Infared)
Controlla – Produced By BOI-1DA (Drake)
Hotline Bling – Produced By Nineteen85 (Drake)
I Got the Keys – Produced By Southside (DJ Khaled F/ 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 Hip Hop Online Site/App

Allhiphop.Com
Complex.Com
Hotnewhiphop.Com
Worldstarhiphop.Com
XXLMag.Com


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 F/ Lil Wayne & 2 Chainz)
Drake – Work (Rihanna F/ Drake)
Kendrick Lamar – Freedom (Beyoncé F/ Kendrick Lamar)
Kodak Black – Lockjaw (French Montana F/ Kodak Black)
Nicki Minaj – Down In the DM – Remix (Yo Gotti F/ Nicki Minaj)


Impact Track

J. Cole – Love Yourz
Jay Z – Spiritual
Jidenna – Long Live The Chief
Raury F/ Key – Trap Tears
Sir The Baptist F/ ChuchPeople – Raise Hell


People’s Champ Award

Desiigner – Panda
DJ Khaled F/ Drake – For Free
Fat Joe & Remy Ma F/ French Montana & Infared – All the Way Up
O.T. Genasis F/ Young Dolph – Cut It
Travis Scott – Antidote
Young Thug – Best Friend