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BET announces the nominees for the 15th annual “Hip Hop Awards,” honouring the past year in hip hop music across 17 categories.

“Best International Flow” is a category that will recognise artists from around the world, with nominees from France, South Africa, Kenya, UK, and for the first time ever, a nominee from Brazil. This year’s nominees for the Best International Flow category is South Africa’s rapper, song writer and producer Nasty C alongside Kenyan hip hop artist Khaligraph Jones. This is Nasty C’s 2nd nomination, having being previously recognised in the same category in 2019. The two African artists are set to compete with rappers Meryl and Kaaris both from France, British rapper Stormzy, UK’s rising starlet, MS Banks and Brazil’s popular musician and rapper, DJONGA.

Rising superstar, and winner of the 2019 Hip Hop Awards “Best New Hip Hop Artist,” DaBaby, leads this year’s nominations with an impressive 12 nods. Following his win for “Best Male Hip Hop Artist” at the BET Awards, DaBaby’s 12 nods includes ‘Best Live Performer,’ ‘Lyricist of the Year,’ ‘Hip Hop Artist of the Year,’ ‘Impact Track’ – Rockstar (BLM Remix) and two nominations in the ‘Song of the Year,’ ‘Best Hip Hop Video,’ and ‘Best Collab’ categories. Additionally DaBaby makes history, with two entries in the ‘Hip Hop Album of the Year’ category with “Blame It On Baby,” and “Kirk” both receiving nominations.

Roddy Ricch, another 2019 ‘Best New Hip Hop Artist” nominee, takes second place with an impressive 11 nods. Megan the Stallion, who opened the 2019 show, tied with global superstar Drake for third most nominations securing 8 nods each. Other notable nominations include Future, who received 6 nominations. Lil Baby who received 4 nods. Beyoncé, DJ Khaled, Travis Scott, and Mustard each received three nominations.

Full list of nominees:

BEST INTERNATIONAL FLOW

NASTY C (SOUTH AFRICA)
KHALIGRAPH JONES (KENYA)
MERYL (FRANCE)
KAARIS (FRANCE)
STORMZY (UK)
MS BANKS (UK)
DJONGA (BRAZIL)

BEST HIP HOP VIDEO
DABABY                                                    BOP
DABABY FEAT. RODDY RICCH                     ROCKSTAR
DRAKE                                                      TOOSIE SLIDE
FUTURE FEAT. DRAKE                                 LIFE IS GOOD
LIL BABY                                                   THE BIGGER PICTURE
RODDY RICCH                                           THE BOX

BEST COLLABORATION
DABABY FEAT. RODDY RICCH                                                ROCKSTAR
FUTURE FEAT. DRAKE                                                           LIFE IS GOOD
JACK HARLOW FEAT. TORY LANEZ, DABABY & LIL WAYNE        WHATS POPPIN (REMIX)
MEGAN THEE STALLION FEAT. BEYONCÉ                                 SAVAGE (REMIX)
MEGAN THEE STALLION FEAT. NICKI MINAJ & TY DOLLA $IGN  HOT GIRL SUMMER
MUSTARD FEAT. RODDY RICCH                                               BALLIN’

BEST DUO OR GROUP
CHRIS BROWN AND YOUNG THUG
CITY GIRLS
EARTHGANG
JACKBOYS
MIGOS
RUN THE JEWELS

BEST LIVE PERFORMER
BIG SEAN
DABABY
DRAKE
MEGAN THEE STALLION
RODDY RICCH
TRAVIS SCOTT

LYRICIST OF THE YEAR
BIG SEAN
DABABY
DRAKE
J. COLE
MEGAN THEE STALLION
RAPSODY

VIDEO DIRECTOR OF THE YEAR
CACTUS JACK & WHITE TRASH TYLER
COLE BENNETT
COLIN TILLEY
DAVE MEYERS
DIRECTOR X
TEYANA “SPIKE TEE” TAYLOR

DJ OF THE YEAR
CHASE B
D-NICE
DJ DRAMA
DJ ENVY
DJ KHALED
MUSTARD

PRODUCER OF THE YEAR
9TH WONDER
DJ KHALED
HIT-BOY
JETSONMADE
MIKE WILL MADE-IT
MUSTARD

HIP HOP ARTIST OF THE YEAR
DABABY
DRAKE
FUTURE
LIL BABY
MEGAN THEE STALLION
RODDY RICCH

SONG OF THE YEAR
BOP – Produced By JetsonMade & Starboy (DABABY)
LIFE IS GOOD – Produced by Ambezza, D. Hill & OZ (FUTURE FEAT. DRAKE)
ROCKSTAR – Produced by SethInTheKitchen (DABABY FEAT. RODDY RICCH)
SAVAGE (REMIX) – Produced by J. White Did It (MEGAN THEE STALLION FEAT. BEYONCÉ)
THE BOX – Produced by 30 Roc & DatBoiSqueeze (RODDY RICCH)
TOOSIE SLIDE – Produced by OZ (DRAKE)

HIP HOP ALBUM OF THE YEAR
DABABY – BLAME IT ON BABY
DABABY – KIRK
FUTURE – HIGH OFF LIFE
LIL BABY – MY TURN
MEGAN THEE STALLION – SUGA
RODDY RICCH – PLEASE EXCUSE ME FOR BEING ANTISOCIAL

BEST NEW HIP HOP ARTIST
FLO MILLI
JACK HARLOW
MULATTO
NLE CHOPPA
POP SMOKE
ROD WAVE

HUSTLER OF THE YEAR
CARDI B
DJ KHALED
JAY-Z
MEGAN THEE STALLION
RICK ROSS
TRAVIS SCOTT

BEST HIP HOP PLATFORM
COMPLEX
HIPHOPDX
HOTNEWHIPHOP
THE BREAKFAST CLUB
THE JOE BUDDEN PODCAST
THE SHADE ROOM
XXL

SWEET 16: BEST FEATURED VERSE
BEYONCÉ                           SAVAGE (REMIX) (MEGAN THEE STALLION FEAT. BEYONCÉ)
BIA                                    BEST ON EARTH (RUSS FEAT. BIA)
CARDI B                             WRITING ON THE WALL (FRENCH MONTANA FEAT. POST MALONE, CARDI B & RVSSIAN)
FUTURE                              ROSES (REMIX) (SAINT JHN FEAT. FUTURE)
RODDY RICCH                     ROCKSTAR (DABABY FEAT. RODDY RICCH)
TRAVIS SCOTT                    HOT (REMIX)  (YOUNG THUG FEAT. GUNNA & TRAVIS SCOTT)

IMPACT TRACK
ANDERSON .PAAK & JAY ROCK                  LOCKDOWN
DABABY FEAT. RODDY RICCH                    ROCKSTAR (BLM REMIX)
J. COLE                                                    SNOW ON THA BLUFF
LIL BABY                                                  THE BIGGER PICTURE
RAPSODY FEAT. PJ MORTON                      AFENI
WALE FEAT. KELLY PRICE                          SUE ME

 

The BET Hip Hop Awards is set to premiere on Wednesday, 28 October 2020 at 03:00CAT on BET Africa (DStv channel 129) and repeats at 19:30 CAT.

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