Cardi B leads 2019 BET Hip Hop Awards nominations


Cardi B will lead all nominees at the 2019 BET Hip Hop Awards after picking up 10 nods on Thursday (September 12, 2019).

The rapper, who received four honors at the prizegiving in 2018, has landed mentions for MVP of the Year, Hot Ticket Performer, and Single of the Year, and she will be competing with herself for the Best Hip Hop Video gong as both Money and Twerk, her collaboration with City Girls, are nominated.

DJ Khaled, Travis Scott and J. Cole have picked up eight nominations, while tragic rap star Nipsey Hussle has netted five.

The 2019 BET Hip Hop Awards will take place at Atlanta’s Cobb Energy Center in Georgia on October 5th.

The full list of nominees is:

Best Hip-Hop Video
21 Savage – A Lot Feat. J. Cole
Cardi B – Money
City Girls – Twerk Feat. Cardi B
DaBaby – Suge
Meek Mill – Going Bad Feat. Drake
Travis Scott – Sicko Mode Feat. Drake

Hot Ticket Performer
Cardi B
Megan Thee Stallion
The Carters
Travis Scott

Album of the Year
Travis Scott – Astroworld
Meek Mill – Championships
Lizzo – Cuz I Love You
DJ Khaled – Father of Asahd
Tyler, The Creator – Igor
Dreamville – Revenge of the Dreamers 3

Video Director of the Year
Benny Boom
Bruno Mars, Florent Dechard
Dave Meyers
Eif Rivera
Travis Scott

Lyricist of the Year
2 Chainz
J. Cole
Meek Mill
Nipsey Hussle
YBN Cordae

MVP of the Year
Cardi B
DJ Khaled
J. Cole
Megan Thee Stallion
Nipsey Hussle

Producer of the Year
DJ Khaled
London On Da track
Metro Boomin’
Swizz Beatz
Tay Keith

Best Collaboration, Duo or Group
21 Savage Feat. J. Cole – A Lot
Cardi B & Bruno Mars – Please Me
DJ Khaled Feat. Nipsey Hussle & John Legend – Higher
Lil Baby & Gunna – Drip Too Hard
Lil Nas X Feat. Billy Ray Cyrus – Old Town Road (Remix)
Travis Scott Feat. Drake – Sicko Mode

Single of the Year
Act Up – City Girls
Big Ole Freak – Megan Thee Stallion
Money – Cardi B
Old Town Road (Remix) – Lil Nas X Feat. Billy Ray Cyrus
Sicko Mode – Travis Scott Feat. Drake
Suge – DaBaby

Best New Hip Hop Artist
Lil Nas X
Megan Thee Stallion
Roddy Ricch
YBN Cordae

Best Mixtape
Jack Harlow – Loose
Kevin Gates – Luca Brasi 3
Megan Thee Stallion – Fever
Roddy Ricch – Feed Tha Streets II
Wiz Khalifa & Curren$y – 2009
YBN Almighty Jay, YBN Cordae & YBN Nahmir – YBN: The Mixtape

Sweet 16: Best Featured Verse
21 Savage – Wish Wish (DJ Khaled Feat. Cardi B & 21 Savage)
Cardi B – Clout (Offset Feat. Cardi B)
Cardi B – Twerk (City Girls Feat. Cardi B)
J. Cole – A Lot (21 Savage Feat. J Cole)
Rick Ross – Money in the Grave (Drake Feat. Rick Ross)
Rick Ross – What’s Free (Meek Mill Feat.JAY-Z & Rick Ross)

Impact Track
21 Savage – A Lot Feat. J. Cole
DJ Khaled – Higher Feat. Nipsey Hussle & John Legend
J. Cole – Middle Child
Kap G – A Day Without a Mexican
Lizzo – Tempo Feat. Missy Elliott
Youngboy Never Broke Again – I Am Who They Say I Am Feat. Quando Rondo & Kevin Gates

DJ of the Year
Chase B
DJ Drama
DJ Envy
DJ Esco
DJ Khaled

Made-You-Look Award (Best Hip-Hop Style)
Cardi B
DJ Khaled
French Montana
Meek Mill
Rick Ross
Travis Scott

Best Hip-Hop Online Site/App
All Hip-Hop
The Shade Room

Hustler of the Year
Cardi B
DJ Khaled
Nipsey Hussle
Rick Ross
Travis Scott

Best International Flow
Falz (Nigeria)
Ghetts (U.K.)
Kalash (France)
Lil Simz (U.K.)
Nasty C (South Africa)
Sarkodie (Ghana)
Tory Lanez (Canada)