Hosted by DJ Khaled, the 2016 BET Hip Hop Awards promises to be the biggest iteration of the decade-old award show ever.
The event, which has been hosted in past years by T-Pain, Mike Epps, and Snoop Dogg, will take place at the Cobb Energy Performing Arts Center in Atlanta, Georgia and feature performances by Kendrick Lamar, Gucci Mane, Young Thug, T.I., Desiigner, and others.
The categories range from ‘Best Hip Hop Video’ and ‘Lyricist of the Year’ to ‘Best Mixtape’ and ‘Best New Hip Hop Artist.’
The top nominees this year are Future with ten nominations, DJ Khaled with nine noms, Kanye with eight, and Drake, who leads (for a third year in a row) with 14 nominations. His domination spans from categories like ‘Best Live Performer’ to ‘Album of the Year.’
Some other nominations include Kendrick Lamar for ‘Best Live Performer,’ Pharrell Williams for ‘Producer of the Year,’ Fetty Wap for ‘Album of the Year,’ Jay Z for ‘Hustler of the Year,’ and Nicki Minaj for ‘Best Hip-Hop Style.’
No matter who wins or loses, it’s sure to be a great show.
Tune in for the 2016 BET Hip Hop Awards, which will air at 8 p.m. ET on October 4, 2016.
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