ATLANTA — The BET “Hip Hop Awards” will return to the Cobb Energy Center in Atlanta, GA!

Grammy Award winning, Multi-Platinum artist, Cardi B leads this year’s nominations with an impressive 10 nods. 

The star already took home four wins at the 2018 Awards, Cardi B’s 10 nods includes ‘MVP of the Year,’ ‘Hot Ticket Performer,’ ‘Hustler of the Year,’ ‘Best Collabo,’ ‘Single of the Year,’ ‘Made-You-Look Award,’ and two nods for the ‘Best Hip-Hop Video,’ & ‘Sweet 16’ categories.

DJ Khaled, Travis Scott, and J.Cole, who all had chart-topping success this year, follow closely with an astonishing 8 nominations each. 

Drake, who lead the 2018 nominations, falls to third most nominations this year with 7 nods including ‘MVP of the Year,’ ‘Single of the Year,’ ‘Hot Ticket Performer,’ ‘Lyricist of the Year,’ ‘Best Collabo’ and two nods in the ‘Best Hip-Hop Video’ category.

Other notable nominations include Nipsey Hussle who posthumously receives 5 nominations, along with new-comer Megan Thee Stallion 21 Savage, DaBaby Meek Mill & labelmate Rick Ross all received 4 nods.

Additionally, ‘Best New Hip-Hop Artist’ Award nominees include Blueface , DaBaby, Lil Nas X , Megan Thee Stallion, Roddy Ricch, and YBN Cordae.

Jesse Collins, CEO of Jesse Collins Entertainment, will serve as Executive Producer of the BET “Hip Hop Awards” 2019 along with Connie Orlando, BET Head of Programming and Jeannae Rouzan–Clay, Vice President of Specials, Jesse Collins Entertainment.

“Best International Flow” is a new category that will recognize artists from around the world for the first time, with nominees from Nigeria, UK, France, South Africa, Ghana and Canada. Internationally, the BET “Hip Hop Awards” 2019 will air on BET Africa October 9, 2019, at 7:00PM CAT; BET UK on October 10, 2019, at 9PM BST; BET France on October 10, 2019 at 8:45PM CEST; and BET South Korea October 10, 2019 at 9:00PM KST. 

See below for the complete list of BET “HIP HOP AWARDS” 2019 Official Nominees:

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

DABABY

DRAKE

MEGAN THEE STALLION

THE CARTERS

TRAVIS SCOTT

 

Album of the Year

ASTROWORLD TRAVIS SCOTT

CHAMPIONSHIPS MEEK MILL

CUZ I LOVE YOU LIZZO

FATHER OF ASAHD DJ KHALED

IGOR TYLER, THE CREATOR

REVENGE OF THE DREAMERS 3 DREAMVILLE

 

Video Director of the Year

BENNY BOOM

BRUNO MARS, FLORENT DECHARD

CALMATIC

DAVE MEYERS

EIF RIVERA

TRAVIS SCOTT

 

Lyricist of the Year

2 CHAINZ

DRAKE

J. COLE

MEEK MILL

NIPSEY HUSSLE

YBN CORDAE

 

MVP of the Year

CARDI B

DJ KHALED

DRAKE

J. COLE

MEGAN THEE STALLION

NIPSEY HUSSLE

 

Producer of the Year

DJ KHALED

LONDON ON DA TRACK

METRO BOOMIN

MUSTARD

SWIZZ BEATZ

TAY KEITH

 

Best Collab, Duo or Group

21 SAVAGE A LOT FEAT. J. COLE

CARDI B & BRUNO MARS PLEASE ME

DJ KHALED HIGHER FEAT. NIPSEY HUSSLE & JOHN LEGEND

LIL BABY & GUNNA DRIP TOO HARD

LIL NAS X FEAT. BILLY RAY CYRUS OLD TOWN ROAD (REMIX)

TRAVIS SCOTT SICKO MODE FEAT. DRAKE

 

Single of the Year

ACT UP - Produced by EarlThePearll (CITY GIRLS)

BIG OLE FREAK - Produced by LilJuMadeDaBeat (MEGAN THEE STALLION)

MONEY – Produced by J. White Did It (CARDI B)

OLD TOWN ROAD (REMIX) - Produced by YoungKio (LIL NAS X FEAT. BILLY RAY CYRUS)

SICKO MODE - Produced by Rogét Chahayed, CuBeatz, OZ, Hit-Boy & Tay Keith (TRAVIS SCOTT FEAT. DRAKE)

SUGE - Produced by Pooh Beatz & JetsonMade (DABABY)  

 

Best New Hip-Hop Artist

BLUEFACE

DABABY

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 CORDAE, YBN NAHMIR, YBN ALMIGHTY JAY

YBN: THE MIXTAPE

Sweet 16: Best Featured Verse

21 SAVAGE - WISH WISH ( DJ KHALED FEAT. 21 SAVAGE & CARDI B)

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. RICK ROSS & JAY-Z)

 

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 (ft. KEVIN GATES & QUANDO RONDO)

DJ of the Year

CHASE B

DJ DRAMA

DJ ENVY

DJ ESCO

DJ KHALED

MUSTARD

 

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

COMPLEX

HOT NEW HIP HOP

THE SHADE ROOM

WORLDSTAR

XXL

 

Hustler of the Year

CARDI B

DJ KHALED

JAY Z

NIPSEY HUSSLE

RICK ROSS

TRAVIS SCOTT

 

Best International Flow

FALZ (NIGERIA)

GHETTS (UK)

KALASH (FRANCE)

LITTLE SIMZ (UK)

NASTY C (SOUTH AFRICA)

SARKODIE (GHANA)

TORY LANEZ (CANADA)

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