Random ISH: 2011 BET Hip Hop Awards Nominees

Rapper Lil Wayne leads the pack of contenders with a record-breaking 18 nominations, followed by Kanye West and Wiz Khalifa tied with 9 nods each and Rick Ross with 8 nods. View the full list of nominees below:
Maybach Music newcomer, Meek Mill, also announced his inclusion in the highly anticipated cypher segments of the show. Actor and comedian Mike Epps added to the excitement and confirmed his return as third time host. Hip hop's main event will return to the Boisfeuillet Jones Atlanta Civic Center in Atlanta on Saturday, October 1 with the Network premiere on Tuesday, October 11 at 8:00 p.m.
Best Hip Hop Video

Big Sean f/ Chris Brown – My Last

Chris Brown f/ Lil Wayne & Busta Rhymes – Look At Me Now

DJ Khaled f/ Drake, Rick Ross & Lil Wayne – I'm On One

Eminem f/ Rihanna – Love The Way You Lie

Kanye West f/ Rihanna – All Of The Lights



Reese's Perfect Combo Award (Best Collab)

Ace Hood f/ Rick Ross & Lil Wayne – Hustle Hard (Remix)

Big K.R.I.T. f/ Ludacris & Bun B – Country Sh*t (Remix)

Chris Brown f/ Lil Wayne & Busta Rhymes – Look At Me Now

DJ Khaled f/ Drake, Rick Ross & Lil Wayne – I'm On One

Lupe Fiasco f/ Trey Songz – Out Of My Head



Best Live Performer

Busta Rhymes

Cee-Lo Green

Jay-Z

Lil Wayne

Kanye West



Lyricist of the Year

Jay-Z

Lil Wayne

Nicki Minaj

Rick Ross

Kanye West



Video Director of the Year

Gil Green

Anthony Mandler

Chris Robinson

Kanye West

Hype Williams



Producer of the Year

J.U.S.T.I.C.E. League

Kane Beatz

Lex Luger

No I.D.

Kanye West, Emile, Jeff Bhasker & Mike Dean



MVP of the Year

Lil Wayne

Nicki Minaj

Rick Ross

Kanye West

Wiz Khalifa



Track of the Year

6 Foot 7 Foot – Produced by Bangladesh (Lil Wayne f/ Cory Gunz)

Black and Yellow – Produced by Stargate (Wiz Khalifa)

I'm On One – Produced by T-Minus (DJ Khaled f/ Drake, Rick Ross & Lil Wayne)

Look At Me Now – Produced by Diplo & Afrojack (Chris Brown f/ Lil Wayne &

Busta Rhymes)

My Last – Produced by Lex Luger (Big Sean f/ Chris Brown)



CD of the Year

Big Sean – Finally Famous

Lupe Fiasco – LASERS

Nicki Minaj – Pink Friday

Kanye West – My Beautiful Dark Twisted Fantasy

Wiz Khalifa – Rolling Papers



DJ of the Year

DJ Drama

DJ Enuff

DJ Envy

DJ Khaled

DJ Prostyle



Rookie of the Year

Big K.R.I.T.

Big Sean

Frank Ocean

Diggy Simmons

Tyler the Creator

Wiz Khalifa



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

Jay-Z

Lil Wayne

Nicki Minaj

Kanye West

Wiz Khalifa



Best Hip Hop Online Site

All Hip Hop.com

Bossip.com

Nah Right.com

Rap Radar.com

World Star Hip Hop.com



Best Club Banger

Ace Hood – Hustle Hard (Produced by Lex Luger)

DJ Khaled f/ Drake, Rick Ross & Lil Wayne – I'm On One (Produced by T-Minus)

Lil Wayne f/ Cory Gunz – 6 foot 7 foot (Produced by Bangladesh)

Waka Flocka Flame – No Hands (Produced by Lex Luger)

Wiz Khalifa – Black And Yellow (Produced by Stargate)

YC Worldwide f/ Future – Racks (Produced by Sonny Digital)



Best Mixtape

Big K.R.I.T. – Return Of 4Eva

B.o.B – No Genre

J. Cole – Friday Night Lights

Kendrick Lamar – Section .80

Frank Ocean – Nostalgia, Ultra



Sweet 16: Best Featured Verse

Busta Rhymes – Look At Me Now (Chris Brown f/ Lil Wayne & Busta Rhymes)

Lil Wayne – Motivation (Kelly Rowland f/ Lil Wayne)

Nicki Minaj – Monster (Kanye West f/ Jay-Z, Rick Ross, Nicki Minaj and Bon Iver)

Wiz Khalifa – Bright Lights, Bigger City (Cee-Lo Green f/ Wiz Khalifa)

Wiz Khalifa – Till I'm Gone (Tinie Tempah f/ Wiz Khalifa)



Hustler of the Year

Diddy

Jay-Z

Lil Wayne

Rick Ross

Kanye West



Verizon People's Champ Award (Viewers' Choice)

Chris Brown f/ Lil Wayne & Busta Rhymes – Look At Me Now

Lil Wayne f/ Cory Gunz – 6 Foot 7 Foot

Nicki Minaj f/ Drake – Moment 4 Life

Kanye West f/ Rihanna – All of The Lights

Wiz Khalifa – Black And Yellow




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