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Music lovers, get ready! The 2022 BET Hip Hop Awards are coming! On Tuesday, the network announced the nominees for the 17th annual show celebrating the past year in hip hop music. GRAMMY-nominated recording artist Fat Joe takes the reins this year, taping the show at the Cobb Energy Performing Arts Center in Atlanta, Georgia on Friday, September 30, ahead of the show’s premiere on Tuesday, October 4.

This year, Drake leads the pack with an impressive 14 nominations, including Best Live Performer, Lyricist of the Year, Hip-Hop Album of the Year, Hip-Hop Artist of the year and song of the year. Kanye West is close behind with 10 nominations, including Producer of the Year, Hustler of the Year and Best Hip-Hop Video. Kendrick Lamar rounds out the top three with nine nominations, followed by Future with eight nods and Baby Keem, Cardi B and J. Cole tied with six nods each.

Check out the full list of nominees below:

BEST HIP HOP VIDEO

A$AP Rocky, “DMB”

Baby Keem and Kendrick Lamar, “Family Ties”

City Girls feat. Usher, “Good Love”

Cardi B, Kanye West and Lil Durk, “Hot Shit”

BIA & J. Cole, “London”

Future feat. Drake & Tems, “I’m Waiting For You”

Drake feat. Future and young thug, “Way 2 Sexy”

BEST COLLABORATION

Baby Keem and Kendrick Lamar, “Family Ties”

City Girls feat. Usher, “Good Love”

Cardi B, Kanye West and Lil Durk, “Hot Shit”

Drake feat. 21 Savage, “Jimmy Cooks”

Benny The Butcher & J. Cole, “Johnny P’s Caddy”

Future feat. Drake & Tems, “I’m Waiting For You”

Drake feat. Future and young thug, “Way 2 Sexy”

BEST DUO OR GROUP

42 Dugg & IS Gee

Big Sean and Hit Boy

Birdman & Youngboy never broke again

Blxst & Bino Curtains

DaBaby & Youngboy never broke again

EARTH GANG

P&Havoc Styles

BEST LIVE PERFORMER

Cardi B

Doja Cat

Duck

J. Cole

Kanye West

Kendrick Lamar

Tyler the Creator

LYRICIST OF THE YEAR

Baby Keem

Benny the Butcher

Duck

J.Cole

Jack Harlow

Jay Z

Kendrick Lamar

VIDEO DIRECTOR OF THE YEAR

Benny Boom

Burna Boy

Cole Bennett

Colin Tilley

Director X

Free Kendrick Lamar & Dave

Teyana Taylor

SONG OF THE YEAR

Latto, “Great Energy”

Hitkidd & Glorilla, “FNF (Let’s Go)”

Jack Harlow, “First Class”

Cardi B, Kanye West and Lil Durk, “Hot Shit”

Kodak Black, “Super Gremlin”

Future feat. Drake & Tems, “I’m Waiting For You”

Drake feat. Future and young thug, “Way 2 Sexy”

HIP HOP ALBUM OF THE YEAR

latte, 777

Duck, Certified Lover

Kanye West, donda

Coming, I never loved you

Pusha T, It’s almost dry

Nas, King II disease

Kendrick Lamar, Mr. Morale and Big Steps

HIP HOP ARTIST OF THE YEAR

Cardi B

Doja Cat

Duck

Coming

Kanye West

Kendrick Lamar

Megan you stallion

PRODUCER OF THE YEAR

ATL Jacob

Baby Keem

Hit Boy

Hitmaka

Kanye West

Metro Boumin

Pharrell Williams

BEST REVOLUTIONARY HIP HOP ARTIST

Baby Keem

Blxst

Doechii

Foreign Fivio

Glorille

Nardo Wick

Naughty Santana

DJ OF THE YEAR

D Nice

DJ Cassidy

DJ Drama

DJ Kay kills

DJ Premier

Kaytranada

Mustard

Nyla Symon

LA Leakers: DJ sourMILK & Justin Credible

BEST HIP HOP PLATFORM

Big Boy’s neighborhood

breakfast club

caresha please

Complex

Drink champions

HipHopDX

A million dollar game

Small NPR Office

Verzuz

HUSTLER OF THE YEAR

50 cents

Cardi B

DJ Khalid

Duck

Jay Z

Kanye West

Megan you stallion

SWEET 16: BEST FEATURED VERSE

Drake, “Churchill Downs” (Jack Harlow featuring Drake)

J. Cole, “Poke It Out” (Wale featuring J. Cole)

J. Cole, “London” (BIA & J. Cole)

Lil Baby, “Girls Want Girls” (Drake featuring Lil Baby)

Kanye West, “City of Gods” (Fivio Foreign, Kanye West and Alicia Keys)

Drake, “Wait for You” (Future feat. Drake & Tems)

Jadakiss, “Black Illuminati” (Freddie Gibbs featuring Jadakiss)

IMPACT TRACK

Lizzo, “About the Fucking Time”

Fivio Foreign, Kanye West and Alicia Keys, “City of the Gods”

Baby Keem and Kendrick Lamar, “Family Ties”

Nas feat. Mrs. Lauryn Hill, “Nobody”

Latto, “Pxssy”

Kendrick Lamar, “The Heart, Part 5”

Doja Cat, “Woman”

BEST INTERNATIONAL FLOW

Benjamin Epps (France)

Black Sharif (Ghana)

Blxckie (South Africa)

Central Cee (UK)

Haviah Mighty (Canada)

Knucks (UK)

The Juice (France)

Nadia Nakai (Zimbabwe)

Tasha & Tracie (Brazil)

The 2022 BET Hip Hop Awards air Tuesday, October 4 at 9 p.m. ET/PT on BET.

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