Drake Leads The Pack With 12 BET Hip Hop Awards Nominations

 The BET Award nominations came out, and Drake is leading the way with the most noms at 12. The Awards will be handed out in October.

Big Sean received 10 nominations, Nicki Minaj earned nine, while Kendrick Lamar and J. Cole each got eight nods. For Best Hip Hop Video, Sean, Fetty Wap, Lamar and Minaj are all vying for the prize.

Here’s a brief listing of some of the award nominations, announced through The Associated Press:

Best Hip Hop Video

Big Sean, featuring Chris Brown and Ty Dolla $Ign – “Play No Games”

Big Sean, featuring Drake and Kanye West – “Blessings”

Fetty Wap – “Trap Queen”

Kendrick Lamar – “Alright”

Nicki Minaj, featuring Beyoncé – “Feeling Myself”

Best Collabo, Duo or Group

Big Sean, featuring Drake and Kanye West – “Blessings”

Big Sean, featuring E-40 – “Idfwu”

Fetty Wap, featuring Monty – “My Way”

Nicki Minaj, featuring Beyoncé – “Feeling Myself”

Nicki Minaj, featuring Drake and Lil Wayne – “Truffle Butter”

Best Live Performer

Drake

J. Cole

Kanye West

Kendrick Lamar

Nicki Minaj

Lyricist of the Year

Big Sean

Drake

J. Cole

Kendrick Lamar

Nicki Minaj

Snoop Dogg will host the the BET Awards for the third time in a row, and this year’s event will air on October 13th.

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