Cardi B Leads 2019 BET Hip Hop Awards Nominations

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Atlanta, GA – Cardi B is poised to add some more accolades to her résumé. The multi-platinum selling rapper has received 10 nominations for the 2019 BET Hip Hop Awards, leading the list of nominees for this year’s ceremony.

J. Cole, Travis Scott and DJ Khaled are tied for the second-most nominations with eight each. Drake will be vying for seven awards while Megan Thee Stallion and the late Nipsey Hussle are in contention for five apiece.

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The 2019 BET Hip Hop Awards are scheduled to take place in Atlanta on October 5. The event will be televised a few days later on October 8.

Check out all of the nominees below.

Best Hip Hop Video

21 Savage – “A Lot” f. J. Cole
Cardi B – “Money”
City Girls – “Twerk” f. Cardi B
DaBaby – “Suge”
Meek Mill – “Going Bad” f. Drake
Travis Scott – “Sicko Mode” f. 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 Collab, Duo or Group

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

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 f. Billy Ray Cyrus)
“Sicko Mode” – Produced by Rogét Chahayed, CuBeatz, OZ, Hit-Boy & Tay Keith (Travis Scott f. Drake)
“Suge” – Produced by Pooh Beatz & JetsonMade (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 f. Cardi B & 21 Savage)
Cardi B – “Clout” (Offset f. Cardi B)
Cardi B – “Twerk” (City Girls f. Cardi B)
J. Cole – “A Lot” (21 Savage f. J Cole)
Rick Ross – “Money in the Grave” (Drake f. Rick Ross)
Rick Ross – “What’s Free” (Meek Mill f. JAY-Z & Rick Ross)

Impact Track

21 Savage – “A Lot” f. J. Cole
DJ Khaled – “Higher” f. Nipsey Hussle & John Legend
J. Cole – “Middle Child”
Kap G – “A Day Without a Mexican”
Lizzo – “Tempo” f. Missy Elliott
Youngboy Never Broke Again – “I Am Who They Say I Am” f. 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)
Little Simz (U.K.)
Nasty C (South Africa)
Sarkodie (Ghana)
Tory Lanez (Canada)

Source: Hip Hop DX