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New York, NY – August 18, 2016 – For a third year in a row, Drake dominates the BET “Hip Hop Awards” 2016 with 14 impressive nominations for ‘Best Live Performer,’ ‘Lyricist of the Year,’ ‘MVP of the Year,’ ‘Album of the Year,’ ‘Hustler of the Year,’ ‘Made-You-Look Award (Best Hip-Hop Style)’ and as a featured artist in the ‘Sweet 16: Best Featured Verse’, ‘Best Hip-Hop Video,’ ‘Track of the Year,’ ‘People’s Champ Award,’ and 3 nods for ‘Best Collabo, Duo or Group.’ The BET “Hip Hop Awards” 2016 will be taped on Saturday, September 17, 2016 at its new venue, Cobb Energy Performing Arts Centre in Atlanta, GA, and will premiere on Tuesday, October 4, 2016 at 8:00 p.m. ET.

Future scores 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 follows closely 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 grabs 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)’ at the  BET “Hip Hop Awards” 2016. Additionally, ‘Best New Hip-Hop Artist’ Award includes newcomers Chance the Rapper, Desiigner, Bryson Tiller, Tory Lanez and Anderson .Paak.

Jesse Collins, CEO of Jesse Collins Entertainment will serve as Executive Producer of the BET Hip Hop Awards along with Stephen G. Hill, BET’s President of Programming, Connie Orlando, BET’s Senior Vice President of Music and Specials and Lynne Harris Taylor, BET’s Vice President of Specials.

See below for the complete list of BET “HIP HOP AWARDS” ’16 Official Nominees:

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

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