Jay Z, Drake, Nicki Minaj & more nominated for BET 2017 Award while Kanye West is not on the list. >>> See full list

The nominations for the upcoming 2017 BET Hip Hop Awards have finally been announced, and some big names in music are up nominated the network’s second major awards show. Jay-Z and Chance The Rapper are amongst the superstars on the nominees list, but Cardi B, Kendrick Lamar and DJ Khaled lead for the most amount of nominations.
K. Dot, Khaled and the “Bodak Yellow” MC have all earned themselves nine nominations each, with Kendrick and Khaled being amongst the album of the year, single of the year, best hip-hop video, hustler of the year categories. Cardi is also part of one of the most essential categories of the evening, Best New Artist, where she is joined by  Playboi Carti, Aminé, Kodak Black and Tee Grizzley.
Hov, on the other hand, racks up five nominations of his own, which are associated with the album of the year, lyricist of the year, MVP of the year and hustler of the year categories. He also matches the same amount of nomination as Chance, who will be going against the Brooklyn veteran for three of the five slots.
The awards show is slated to take place in Miami on Oct. 6, and will premiere on the network on Oct. 10. BET’s Connie Orlando released a statement to holding the awards show in the Florida following the devastation of Hurricane Irma.
“While BET is extremely excited to bring the BET Hip Hop Awards to Miami, we remain sensitive to the millions of victims affected by Hurricane Irma and Hurricane Harvey,” Orlando states.
Check out the full list of nominations for the awards show below or over at BET.
Best Hip-Hop Video
Cardi B – “Bodak Yellow”
DJ Khaled Feat. Rihanna & Bryson Tiller – “Wild Thoughts”
French Montana Feat. Swae Lee – “Unforgettable”
Future – “Mask Off”
Kendrick Lamar – “HUMBLE.”
Best Collabo, Duo or Group
DJ Khaled Feat. Rihanna & Bryson Tiller – “Wild Thoughts”
French Montana Feat. Swae Lee – “Unforgettable”
Migos Feat. Lil Uzi Vert – “Bad and Boujee”
Rae Sremmurd Feat. Gucci Mane – “Black Beatles”
Yo Gotti Feat. Nicki Minaj – “Rake It Up”
Hot Ticket Performer
Cardi B
Chance The Rapper
J. Cole
Kendrick Lamar
Lyricist of the Year
Chance The Rapper
J. Cole
Jay Z
Kendrick Lamar
Video Director of the Year
Benny Boom
Colin Tilley
Dave Meyers and Missy Elliott
Director X
Hype Williams
DJ of the Year
DJ Drama
DJ Envy
DJ Esco
DJ Khaled
DJ Mustard
Producer of the Year
DJ Khaled & Nasty Beatmakers
DJ Mustard
London On Da Track
Metro Boomin
Mike Will Made-It
Pharrell Williams
MVP of the Year
Cardi B
Chance The Rapper
DJ Khaled
Jay Z
Kendrick Lamar
Single of the Year
“Bad and Boujee” – Produced By Metro Boomin (Migos Feat. Lil Uzi Vert)
“Bodak Yellow” – Produced By J. White Did It (Cardi B)
“HUMBLE.” – Produced By Mike Will Made-It (Kendrick Lamar)
“Mask Off” – Produced By Metro Boomin (Future)
“Wild Thoughts” – Produced By DJ Khaled & Nasty Beatmakers (DJ Khaled Feat. Rihanna & Bryson Tiller)
Album of the Year
DJ Khaled – Grateful
Future – FUTURE
J. Cole – 4 Your Eyez Only
Jay Z – 4:44
Kendrick Lamar – DAMN.
Migos – Culture
Best New Hip-Hop Artist
Cardi B
Kodak Black
Playboi Carti
Tee Grizzley
Hustler of the Year
Cardi B
Chance The Rapper
DJ Khaled
Jay Z
Kendrick Lamar
Made-You-Look Award (Best Hip-Hop Style)
A$AP Rocky
Cardi B
Nicki Minaj
Best Mixtape
Cardi B – Gangsta Bitch Music Vol. 2
Gucci Mane – Droptopwop
Juicy J – Gas Face
Playboi Carti – Playboi Carti
Tee Grizzley – My Moment
Yo Gotti & Mike Will Made-It – Gotti Made-It
Sweet 16: Best Featured Verse
Chance The Rapper – “I’m the One” (DJ Khaled Feat. Justin Bieber, Quavo, Chance The Rapper & Lil Wayne)
Gucci Mane – “Black Beatles” (Rae Sremmurd Feat. Gucci Mane)
Lil Uzi Vert – “Bad and Boujee” (Migos Feat. Lil Uzi Vert)
Nicki Minaj – “Rake It Up” (Yo Gotti Feat. Nicki Minaj)
Ty Dolla $ign – “Ain’t Nothing” (Juicy J Feat. Wiz Khalifa & Ty Dolla $ign)
Wiz Khalifa – “Ain’t Nothing” (Juicy J Feat. Wiz Khalifa & Ty Dolla $ign)
Impact Track
Cardi B – “Bodak Yellow”
Jay Z – “Story of O.J.”
Kendrick Lamar – “HUMBLE.”
Kendrick Lamar – “DNA.”
Lecrae – “Blessings” Feat. Ty Dolla $ign
Tyler, The Creator – “Who Dat Boy” Feat. A$AP Rocky
Who do you think would’ve been nominated but isn’t on the list?


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