MEGAN THEE STALLION and DRAKE TIE FOR THIRD HIGHEST NOMINATIONS WITH 8 NODS EACH
OTHER TOP NOMINEES INCLUDE FUTURE WITH 6 NODS, LIL BABY WITH 4 NODS, FOLLOWED BY BEYONCÉ, DJ KHALED, TRAVIS SCOTT, and MUSTARD WITH 3 NODS EACH
THE BET “HIP HOP AWARDS” 2020 WILL PREMIERE ON TUESDAY, OCTOBER 27, 2020 AT 9PM ET/PT ON BET
BET announces the nominees for the 15th annual “Hip Hop Awards,” honoring the past year in hip hop music across 17 categories. The BET Hip Hop Awards is set to premiere on Tuesday, October 27, 2020 at 9:00PM ET/PT. 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.
Additionally, ‘Best New Hip Hop Artist’ Award nominees include Flo Milli, Jack Harlow, Mulatto, NLE Choppa, Pop Smoke, and Rod Wave.
Connie Orlando, EVP Specials, Music Programming & Music Strategy at BET will oversee the annual show, with Jesse Collins, CEO of Jesse Collins Entertainment, serving as Executive Producer of the BET “Hip Hop Awards” 2020 along with and Jeannae Rouzan–Clay, Vice President of Specials, Jesse Collins Entertainment.
“Best International Flow” is a category that will recognize artists from around the world, with nominees from France, South Africa, Kenya, UK, and for the first time ever, a nominee from Brazil. Internationally, the show will simulcast on BET Africa at 3:00am CAT on October 28th, followed by international broadcasts in France on October 30th at 9:55pm CEST, the UK on October 31st at 9:00pm BST, and in South Korea on October 31st at 9:00pm KST.” Additionally, the show will simulcast on BET Her, VH1, MTV2.
See below for the complete list of BET “HIP HOP AWARDS” 2020 Official Nominees: BEST HIP HOP VIDEO
DABABY – BOPDABABY FEAT. RODDY RICCH – ROCKSTARDRAKE – TOOSIE SLIDEFUTURE FEAT. DRAKE – LIFE IS GOODLIL BABY – THE BIGGER PICTURERODDY RICCH – THE BOX BEST COLLABORATION
DABABY FEAT. RODDY RICCH – ROCKSTARFUTURE FEAT. DRAKE – LIFE IS GOODJACK 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 SUMMERMUSTARD FEAT. RODDY RICCH – BALLIN’ BEST DUO OR GROUP
CHRIS BROWN AND YOUNG THUGCITY GIRLSEARTHGANGJACKBOYSMIGOSRUN THE JEWELS BEST LIVE PERFORMER
BIG SEANDABABYDRAKEMEGAN THEE STALLIONRODDY RICCHTRAVIS SCOTT LYRICIST OF THE YEAR
BIG SEANDABABYDRAKEJ. COLEMEGAN THEE STALLIONRAPSODY VIDEO DIRECTOR OF THE YEAR
CACTUS JACK & WHITE TRASH TYLERCOLE BENNETTCOLIN TILLEYDAVE MEYERSDIRECTOR XTEYANA “SPIKE TEE” TAYLOR DJ OF THE YEAR
CHASE BD-NICEDJ DRAMADJ ENVYDJ KHALEDMUSTARD PRODUCER OF THE YEAR
9TH WONDERDJ KHALEDHIT-BOYJETSONMADEMIKE WILL MADE-ITMUSTARD HIP HOP ARTIST OF THE YEAR
DABABYDRAKEFUTURELIL BABYMEGAN THEE STALLIONRODDY 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 TURNMEGAN THEE STALLION – SUGARODDY RICCH – PLEASE EXCUSE ME FOR BEING ANTISOCIAL BEST NEW HIP HOP ARTIST
FLO MILLIJACK HARLOWMULATTONLE CHOPPAPOP SMOKEROD WAVE HUSTLER OF THE YEAR
CARDI BDJ KHALEDJAY-ZMEGAN THEE STALLIONRICK ROSSTRAVIS SCOTT BEST HIP HOP PLATFORM
COMPLEXHIPHOPDXHOTNEWHIPHOPTHE BREAKFAST CLUBTHE JOE BUDDEN PODCASTTHE 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\ – LOCKDOWNDABABY FEAT. RODDY RICCH – ROCKSTAR (BLM REMIX)J. COLE – SNOW ON THA BLUFFLIL BABY – THE BIGGER PICTURERAPSODY FEAT. PJ MORTON – AFENIWALE FEAT. KELLY PRICE – SUE ME BEST INTERNATIONAL FLOW
MERYL (FRANCE)KAARIS (FRANCE)NASTY C (SOUTH AFRICA)KHALIGRAPH JONES (KENYA)STORMZY (UK)MS BANKS (UK)DJONGA (BRAZIL)
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