[Music News] 2011 BET Hip-Hop Awards Nominations, Do You Agree?

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You might be thinking: Didn’t we just have the 2011 BET Awards? Well, that was the regular BET Awards.

Taking place on October 1st is the 2011 BET Hip-Hop Awards–focusing just on  hip-hop, of course.

[lastfm link_type="artist_info"]Lil Wayne[/lastfm] has an astounding,  record-breaking eighteen nominations lined up.

Who else (besides Weezy) is bound to get a little icing on their fresh baked flows?

2011 BET Hip-Hop Awards Nominations

Best Hip-Hop Video

[lastfm link_type="artist_info"]Big Sean[/lastfm] f/ [lastfm link_type="artist_info"]Chris Brown[/lastfm] – “My Last”

[lastfm link_type="artist_info"]Chris Brown[/lastfm] f/[lastfm link_type="artist_info"] Lil Wayne[/lastfm] &[lastfm link_type="artist_info"] Busta Rhymes[/lastfm] – “Look At Me Now”

[lastfm link_type="artist_info"]DJ Khaled[/lastfm] f/ [lastfm link_type="artist_info"]Drake[/lastfm],[lastfm link_type="artist_info"] Rick Ross[/lastfm] & [lastfm link_type="artist_info"]Lil Wayne[/lastfm] – “I’m On One”

[lastfm link_type="artist_info"]Eminem[/lastfm] f/[lastfm link_type="artist_info"] Rihanna[/lastfm] – “Love The Way You Lie”

[lastfm link_type="artist_info"]Kanye West[/lastfm] f/ [lastfm link_type="artist_info"]Rihanna[/lastfm] – “All Of The Lights”


Reese’s Perfect Combo Award (Best Collab)

[lastfm link_type="artist_info"]Ace Hood[/lastfm] f/[lastfm link_type="artist_info"] Rick Ross [/lastfm]&[lastfm link_type="artist_info"] Lil Wayne[/lastfm] – “Hustle Hard (Remix)”

[lastfm link_type="artist_info"]Big K.R.I.T.[/lastfm] f/[lastfm link_type="artist_info"] Ludacris[/lastfm] & [lastfm link_type="artist_info"]Bun B[/lastfm] – “Country Sh*t (Remix)”

[lastfm link_type="artist_info"]Chris Brown[/lastfm] f/[lastfm link_type="artist_info"] Lil Wayne[/lastfm] & [lastfm link_type="artist_info"]Busta Rhymes[/lastfm] – “Look at Me Now”

[lastfm link_type="artist_info"]DJ Khaled[/lastfm] f/ Drake, Rick Ross & Lil Wayne – “I’m on One”

[lastfm link_type="artist_info"]Lupe Fiasco[/lastfm] f/ [lastfm link_type="artist_info"]Trey Songz[/lastfm] – “Out of My Head”


Best Live Performer

Busta Rhymes

[lastfm link_type="artist_info"]Cee-Lo Green[/lastfm]

Jay-Z

Lil Wayne

Kanye West


Lyricist of the Year

Jay-Z

Lil Wayne

Nicki Minaj

Rick Ross

Kanye West


Video Director of the Year

Gil Green

Anthony Mandler

Chris Robinson

Kanye West

Hype Williams


Producer of the Year

J.U.S.T.I.C.E. League

Kane Beatz

Lex Luger

No I.D.

Kanye West, Emile, Jeff Bhasker & Mike Dean


MVP of the Year

Lil Wayne

Nicki Minaj

Rick Ross

Kanye West

Wiz Khalifa


Track of the Year

“6 Foot 7 Foot” – Produced by Bangladesh (Lil Wayne f/ Cory Gunz)

“Black and Yellow” – Produced by Stargate (Wiz Khalifa)

“I’m on One” – Produced by T-Minus (DJ Khaled f/ Drake, Rick Ross & Lil Wayne)

“Look at Me Now” – Produced by Diplo & Afrojack (Chris Brown f/ Lil Wayne &

Busta Rhymes)

“My Last” – Produced by Lex Luger (Big Sean f/ Chris Brown)


CD of the Year

Big Sean - Finally Famous

Lupe Fiasco - Lasers

Nicki Minaj – Pink Friday

Kanye West - My Beautiful Dark Twisted Fantasy

Wiz Khalifa – Rolling Papers


DJ of the Year

DJ Drama

DJ Enuff

DJ Envy

DJ Khaled

DJ Prostyle


Rookie of the Year

Big K.R.I.T.

Big Sean

Frank Ocean

Diggy Simmons

Tyler, the Creator

Wiz Khalifa


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

Jay-Z

Lil Wayne

Nicki Minaj

Kanye West

Wiz Khalifa



Best Club Banger

Ace Hood – “Hustle Hard” (Produced by Lex Luger)

DJ Khaled f/ Drake, Rick Ross & Lil Wayne – “I’m on One” (Produced by T-Minus)

Lil Wayne f/ Cory Gunz – “6 foot 7 Foot” (Produced by Bangladesh)

Waka Flocka Flame – “No Hands” (Produced by Lex Luger)

Wiz Khalifa – “Black and Yellow” (Produced by Stargate)

YC Worldwide f/ Future – “Racks” (Produced by Sonny Digital)


Best Mixtape

Big K.R.I.T. - Return of 4Eva

B.o.B – No Genre

J. Cole - Friday Night Lights

Kendrick Lamar - Section .80

Frank Ocean - Nostalgia, Ultra


Sweet 16: Best Featured Verse

Busta Rhymes – “Look at Me Now” (Chris Brown f/ Lil Wayne & Busta Rhymes)

Lil Wayne – “Motivation” (Kelly Rowland f/ Lil Wayne)

Nicki Minaj – “Monster” (Kanye West f/ Jay-Z, Rick Ross, Nicki Minaj and Bon Iver)

Wiz Khalifa – “Bright Lights, Bigger City” (Cee-Lo Green f/ Wiz Khalifa)

Wiz Khalifa – “Till I’m Gone” (Tinie Tempah f/ Wiz Khalifa)


Hustler of the Year

Diddy

Jay-Z

Lil Wayne

Rick Ross

Kanye West


Verizon People’s Champ Award (Viewers’ Choice)

Chris Brown f/ Lil Wayne & Busta Rhymes – “Look at Me Now”

Lil Wayne f/ Cory Gunz – “6 Foot 7 Foot”

Nicki Minaj f/ Drake – “Moment 4 Life”

Kanye West f/ Rihanna – “All of the Lights”

Wiz Khalifa – “Black and Yellow”

The 2011 BET Hip-Hop Awards will air October 11 at 8 p.m. on BET.

  • Who do you think deserves to win? Let us know in the comments!
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