BET Hip-Hop Awards 2018: Drake and Cardi B Dominate Full List of Nominees

While the 'God's Plan' hitmaker receives eleven nods, the 'Bodak Yellow' raptress is nominated in ten categories.

AceShowbiz - Drake leads the nominations in this year's BET Hip-Hop Awards with 11 nods.

The 31-year-old rapper's career is going from strength to strength, and the list of nominations released by Billboard on Wednesday, September 12 revealed that he is nominated in categories including Best Hip-Hop Video and Single of the Year for "God's Plan", as well as Album of the Year for "Scorpion".

He faces some tough competition from the likes of Cardi B, who will be hoping to emulate last year's success in which she took home five awards. Receiving ten nominations, the "Bodak Yellow" hitmaker will be battling Drake to win Best Hip-Hop Video and Single of the Year for I Like It, and Album of the Year for Invasion of Privacy. She's additionally been recognised for her eclectic fashion sense in the Made-You-Look-Award (Best Hip-Hop Style Category), where she'll go head to head with rival Nicki Minaj and rap trio Migos, featuring her husband Offset.

Childish Gambino a.k.a. Donald Glover is next in the list of top nominees, having been nominated in six categories, while Travis Scott (II) and Kendrick Lamar will be hoping to take home a maximum of five gongs. J. Cole, Post Malone and Beyonce Knowles and Jay-Z's The Carters have also received nominations at the awards, which will return to The Fillmore Miami Beach at Jackie Gleason Theater on 6 October, and BET Networks will premiere the annual telecast on 16 October.

The full list of nominations for the BET Hip-Hop Awards 2018 is:

Best Hip-Hop Video

Hot Ticket Performer

Album of the Year

Video Director of the Year

  • Benny Boom
  • Dave Meyers & The Little Homies
  • Director X
  • Eif Rivera
  • Hiro Murai
  • Karena Evans

Lyricist of the Year

MVP of the Year

Producer of the Year

Best Collabo, Duo or Group

Single of the Year

Best New Hip-Hop Artist

Best Mixtape

Sweet 16: Best Featured Verse

Impact Track

DJ of the Year

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

Best Hip-Hop Online Site/App

  • Complex
  • Hot New Hip Hop
  • Worldstar
  • XXL

Hustler of the Year

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