The official list of nominees for the 2022 BET Hip Hop Awards has been released, with Drake and Kanye West sitting at the top.
CLOSE Source: Aaron J. Thornton / Getty The official list of nominees for the 2022 BET Hip Hop Awards is out, with Drake and Kanye West leading the way ahead of some fierce rappers. This years 2022 BET Hip Hop Awards sees two well-known rappers leading the list of nominees. Drake tops the list overall with 14 nominations in the categories of Hip Hop Artist of the Year, Hustler of the Year, Lyricist of the Year, Best Live Performer, and Hip Hop Album of the Year. The Honestly, Nevermind artist also has gotten multiple nominations in the Sweet 16: Best Featured Verse category due to his appearances on Jack Harlows Churchill Downs and Future & Tems Wait On You, along with three nods in the Best Collaboration category. Related Stories Ray J Supports Kanye West Calling Kris Jenner A Mastermind Kanye West is in second with 10 nominations, the bulk of them also for Hip Hop Artist of the Year, Hustler of the Year, Lyricist of the Year, Best Live Performer, and Hip Hop Album of the Year along with nods in the Best Hip Hop Video, Best Collaboration, Song of the Year and Sweet 16: Best Featured Verse categories. West is also up for Producer of the Year and Impact Track awards, the latter for his City of Gods track with Fivio Foreign and Alicia Keys. Kendrick Lamar lands the third spot for nominations with nine, including the Impact Track category for The Heart Part 5 from his Mr. Morale and The Big Steppers album. He and Dave Free are also nominated for Video Director of the Year. Future is fourth on the list with eight nominations, while J. Cole, Cardi B, and Baby Keem are tied at six nominations apiece. Fat Joe will be the host of the 17th edition of the award show. In a statement announcing his role, he said: Its truly an honor to host and produce the BET Hip Hop Awards and I cant thank Connie and the entire BET family enough for this opportunity. Were going to celebrate music, culture, and entertainment, honor the biggest and brightest stars in the world and make this an unforgettable night full of laughs and surprises. Always remember that yesterdays host is not todays host. The 2022 BET Hip Hop Awards will be held at the Cobb Energy Centre in Atlanta on Friday, September 30. The entire ceremony will be aired on Tuesday, October 4 on BET at 9 p.m. ET/PT. Below is the complete list of nominees: BEST FAMILY TIES BABY KEEM & KENDRICK LAMAR GOOD LOVE CITY GIRLS FEAT. USHER HOT SHIT CARDI B, KANYE WEST & LIL DURK LONDON BIA & J. COLE WAIT FOR U FUTURE FEAT. DRAKE & TEMS WAY 2 SEXY DRAKE FEAT. FUTURE & YOUNG THUG FAMILY TIES BABY KEEM & KENDRICK LAMAR GOOD LOVE CITY GIRLS FEAT. USHER HOT SHIT CARDI B, KANYE WEST & LIL DURK JIMMY COOKS DRAKE FEAT. 21 SAVAGE JOHNNY PS CADDY BENNY THE BUTCHER & J. COLE WAIT FOR U FUTURE FEAT. DRAKE & TEMS WAY 2 SEXY DRAKE FEAT. FUTURE & YOUNG THUG 42 DUGG & EST GEE BIG SEAN & HIT-BOY BIRDMAN & YOUNGBOY NEVER BROKE AGAIN BLXST & BINO RIDEAUX DABABY & YOUNGBOY NEVER BROKE AGAIN EARTHGANG SWEET 16: BEST FEATURED VERSE DRAKE CHURCHILL DOWNS (JACK HARLOW FEAT. DRAKE) J. COLE POKE IT OUT (WALE FEAT. J. COLE) J. COLE LONDON (BIA & J. COLE) LIL BABY GIRLS WANT GIRLS (DRAKE FEAT. LIL BABY) KANYE WEST CITY OF GODS (FIVIO FOREIGN, KANYE WEST & ALICIA KEYS) DRAKE WAIT FOR U (FUTURE FEAT. DRAKE & TEMS) JADAKISS BLACK ILLUMANTI (FREDDIE GIBBS FEAT. JADAKISS) ABOUT DAMN TIME LIZZO CITY OF GODS FIVIO FOREIGN, KANYE WEST & ALICIA KEYS FAMILY TIES BABY KEEM & KENDRICK LAMAR NOBODY NAS FEAT. MS. LAURYN HILL PXSSY LATTO THE HEART PART 5 KENDRICK LAMAR WOMAN DOJA CAT