BET HIP HOP AWARDS 2018 TICKETS AIR DATE OCT 16th

THE BET HIP HOP AWARDS 2018 RETURNS TO THE FILLMORE MIAMI BEACH AT JACKIE GLEASON THEATER SATURDAY, OCTOBER 6th, 2018  PREMIERES  TUESDAY, OCTOBER 16th, 2018 8PM ET/PT ON BET NETWORKS

DRAKE LEADS WITH 11 NOMINATIONS FOLLOWED BY CARDI B WITH 10 NODS

 11 NODS FOR DRAKE INCLUDE ‘LYRICIST OF THE YEAR,’ ‘MVP OF THE YEAR,’ ‘ALBUM OF THE YEAR,’ ‘HOT TICKET PERFORMER,’ ‘HUSTLER OF THE YEAR,’ ‘BEST COLLABO,’ ‘SWEET 16,’ AND 2 NODS EACH FOR ‘BEST HIP-HOP VIDEO’ & ‘SINGLE OF THE YEAR’ CATEGORIES

10 NODS FOR CARDI B INCLUDE ‘BEST HIP-HOP VIDEO,’ ‘ALBUM OF THE YEAR,’ ‘MVP OF THE YEAR,’ ‘SINGLE OF THE YEAR,’ ‘HOT TICKET PERFORMER,’ ‘MADE-YOU-LOOK AWARD,’ ‘BEST COLLABO,’ AND 2 NODS IN THE ‘SWEET 16’ CATEGORY

BET HIP HOP AWARDS 2018 TICKETS AIR DATE OCT 16thOTHER TOP NOMINEES INCLUDE CHILDISH GAMBINO WITH 6 NODS, TRAVIS SCOTT AND KENDRICK LAMAR WHO BOTH SNAGGED 5 NODS

 The BET “Hip Hop Awards” will return to The Fillmore Miami Beach at Jackie Gleason Theater for the second consecutive year on Saturday, October 6, 2018, and will premiere on Tuesday, October 16, 2018 at 8:00PM ET/PT.

Grammy Award winning, Multi-Platinum artist, Drake leads this year’s nominations with an impressive 11 nods. Following the impressive release of ScorpionDrake’s 11 nods includes ‘Lyricist of the Year,’ ‘MVP of the Year,’ ‘Sweet 16,’ ‘Album of the Year,’ ‘Hot Ticket Performer,’ ‘Hustler of the Year,’ ‘Best Collabo,’ and two nods for the ‘Best Hip-Hop Video,’ & ‘Single of the Year’ categories.

Cardi B, 2017 Best New Hip-Hop Artist winner, follows closely with an astonishing 10 nominations.  With her first official release Invasion of Privacy, the “Bodak Yellow” rapper snags 10 nods including ‘Best Hip-Hop Video,’ ‘Album of the Year,’ ‘MVP of the Year,’ ‘Single of the Year,’ ‘Hot Ticket Performer,’ ‘Made-You-Look Award,’ ‘Hustler of the Year,’ ‘Best Collabo’ and 2 nods in the ‘Sweet 16’ category.

Childish Gambino snagged the third highest nominations with 6 nods including ‘Hot Ticket Performer,’ ‘Lyricist of the Year,’ ‘MVP of the Year,’ ‘Best Hip-Hop Video,’ and ‘Single of The Year,’ all of which he will face off against top nominees Cardi B & Drake.  Additionally, he snags a nomination for this year’s ‘Impact Track’ award for his first No. 1 hit, “This is America,” whose video also garnered director Hiro Murai, his first ‘Video Director of the Year’ nomination.

Other top nominees for the 2018 awards include Travis Scott and Kendrick Lamar, who both received 5 nods, Travis Scott’s nominations include ‘Hot Ticket Performer,’ ‘Lyricist of the Year,’ ‘MVP of the Year,’ and the ‘Made-You-Look Award (Best Hip-Hop Style).’ Kendrick Lamar’s nods include ‘Hot Ticket Performer,’ ‘Hustler of the Year,’ ‘Lyricist of the Year,’ ‘Sweet 16: Best Featured Verse,’ and ‘Best Hip Hop Video’ for the visuals for “Loyalty” featuring Rihanna.

Additionally, ‘Best New Hip-Hop Artist’ Award nominees include industry newcomers BlocBoy JB, Juice WRLD, Lil Baby, Rich The Kid, and XXXTentacion who posthumously receives the nomination.

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


Complete list of
 BET “HIP HOP AWARDS” 2018 Official Nominees:

Best Hip-Hop Video

Cardi B – I Like It Feat. Bad Bunny & J Balvin

Childish Gambino – This Is America

Drake – God’s Plan

Kendrick Lamar – Loyalty Feat. Rihanna

Migos – Walk It Talk It Feat. Drake

Hot Ticket Performer

Cardi B

Childish Gambino

Drake

Kendrick Lamar

Travis Scott

Album of the Year

Cardi B – Invasion Of Privacy

Drake – Scorpion

J. Cole – KOD

Migos – Culture II

The Carters – Everything Is Love

Video Director of the Year

Benny Boom

Dave Meyers & The Little Homies

Director X

Eif Rivera

Hiro Murai

Karena Evans

Lyricist of the Year

Childish Gambino

Drake

J. Cole

Kendrick Lamar

Travis Scott

MVP of the Year

Cardi B

Childish Gambino

Drake

J. Cole

Travis Scott

Producer of the Year

Ben Billions

DJ Esco

DJ Mustard

Metro Boomin

Pharrell Williams

Best Collabo, Duo or Group

21 Savage & Offset & Metro Boomin – Ric Flair Drip

BlocBoy JB – Look Alive Feat. Drake

Cardi B – I Like It Feat. Bad Bunny & J Balvin

Post Malone – Rockstar Feat. 21 Savage

The Carters – Apes**t

Single of the Year

Apes**t – Produced By Pharrell (The Carters)

God’s Plan – Produced By Cardo, Young Exclusive and Boi-1da (Drake)

I Like It – Produced By Craig Kallman, JWhiteDidIt and Tainy (Cardi B Feat. Bad Bunny & J Balvin)

Nice For What – Produced By Murda Beatz (Drake)

This Is America – Produced By Donald Glover & Ludwig Goransson (Childish Gambino)

Best New Hip-Hop Artist

BloBboy JB

Juice Wrld

Lil Baby

Rich The Kid

XXXTentacion

Best Mixtape

BlocBoy JB – Simi

Future  – Beast Mode 2

Juicy J – Shut Da F* Up

Lil Wayne – Dedication 6: Reloaded

Zoey Dollaz – Sorry Not Sorry

Sweet 16: Best Featured Verse

21 Savage – “Bartier Cardi” (Cardi B Feat. 21 Savage)

Cardi B – “Motorsport” (Migos Feat. Cardi B & Nicki Minaj)

Drake – “Look Alive” (Blocboy JB Feat. Drake)

Kendrick Lamar – “New Freezer” (Rich The Kid Feat. Kendrick Lamar)

Nicki Minaj – “Big Bank” (Yg Feat. 2 Chainz, Big Sean & Nicki Minaj)

Impact Track

Childish Gambino – This Is America

Dej Loaf & Leon Bridges – Liberated

Lecrae – I’ll Find You Feat. Tori Kelly

Meek Mill – Stay Woke Feat. Miguel

N.E.R.D – 1,000 Feat. FUTURE

DJ of the Year

Calvin Harris

DJ Envy

DJ Drama

DJ Khaled

DJ Mustard

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

Cardi B

Migos

Nicki Minaj

Remy Ma

Travis Scott

Best Hip-Hop Online Site/App

ALLHIPHOP

Complex

Hot New Hip Hop

Worldstar

XXL

Hustler of the Year

Cardi B

DJ Khaled

Drake

Jay-Z

Kendrick Lamar

Travis Scott

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