BET Hip Hop Awards 2022 Nominations: See Complete List

By Stermy 7 Min Read

The nominations for the next BET Hip Hop Awards 2022 have been officially published by the organizers, and as you are already aware, Townflex is here to present you with the complete list of contenders.

BET revealed the nominations for the 17th annual BET Hip Hop Awards 2022 on Monday, September 12, recognizing the past year in hip hop music across 17 categories.

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The BET Hip Hop Awards are an annual awards show, airing on BET, showcasing hip hop performers, producers, and music video directors. The awards ceremony began in 2006.

Drake, a Canadian rapper, singer, and actor born Aubrey Drake Graham, leads the pack with 14 nominations, making him the artist with the most nods.

Kanye West comes in second with ten nominations, including Hip Hop Artist of the Year, while Kendrick Lamar gets nine nominations in total. Rapper Future receives eight nominations, while Baby Keem, Cardi B, and J. Cole each received six.

The “BET HIP HOP AWARDS” 2022 will be hosted by Grammy®-nominated recording artist, actor, and entrepreneur, Fat Joe, live from the Cobb Energy Performing Arts Centre in Atlanta, GA, on Friday, September 30 and will premiere Tuesday, October 4, 2022, at 9 PM ET/PT on BET.

BET Hip Hop Awards 2022 Nominations: Budding Ghanaian rapper and singer, Black Sherif also got his name appearing for the first time as he also got nominations in the Best International Flow category as he will be battling it out with 8 other artists from across the world.

Other notable nominations include Doja Cat, Latto, Lil Durk, Tems, and Young Thug, each of whom received three nominations. Benny The Butcher, City Girls, Fivio Foreign, Glorilla, Jay-Z, Megan Thee Stallion, Nas, and Usher received two nominations each.

See below, the complete list of nominees from the 17 categories served to you by your best Entertainment website, Townflex.

BET Hip Hop Awards 2022 Nominations

Best international flow

Benjamin Epps (France)
Black Sherif (Ghana)
Blxckie (South Africa)
Central Cee (UK)
Haviah Mighty (Canada)
Knucks (UK)
Le Juiice (France)
Nadia Nakai (Zimbabwe)
Tasha & Tracie (Brazil)

Best hip hop video

A$AP Rocky, “D.M.B.”
Baby Keem & Kendrick Lamar, “Family Ties”
City Girls feat. Usher, “Good Love”
Cardi B, Kanye West & Lil Durk, “Hot Shit”
BIA & J. Cole, “London”
Future feat. Drake & Tems, “Wait for You”
Drake feat. Future & Young Thug, “Way 2 Sexy”

Best collaboration

Baby Keem & Kendrick Lamar, “Family Ties”
City Girls feat. Usher, “Good Love”
Cardi B, Kanye West & Lil Durk, “Hot Shit”
Drake feat. 21 Savage, “Jimmy Cooks”
Benny The Butcher & J. Cole, “Johnny P’s Caddy”
Future feat. Drake & Tems, “Wait for You”
Drake feat. Future & Young Thug, “Way 2 Sexy”

Best duo or group

42 Dugg & EST Gee
Big Sean & Hit-Boy
Birdman & Youngboy Never Broke Again
Blxst & Bino Rideaux
DaBaby & Youngboy Never Broke Again
EARTHGANG
Styles P & Havoc

Best live performer

Cardi B
Doja Cat
Drake
J. Cole
Kanye West
Kendrick Lamar
Tyler, the Creator

Lyricist of the year

Baby Keem
Benny The Butcher
Drake
J. Cole
Jack Harlow
Jay-Z
Kendrick Lamar

Video director of the year

Benny Boom
Burna Boy
Cole Bennett
Colin Tilley
Director X
Kendrick Lamar & Dave Free
Teyana Taylor

Song of the year

Latto, “Big Energy”
Hitkidd & Glorilla, “F.N.F. (Let’s Go)”
Jack Harlow, “First Class”
Cardi B, Kanye West & Lil Durk, “Hot Shit”
Kodak Black, “Super Gremlin”
Future feat. Drake & Tems, “Wait for You”
Drake feat. Future & Young Thug, “Way 2 Sexy”

Hip hop album of the year

Latto, 777
Drake, Certified Lover Boy
Kanye West, Donda
Future, I Never Liked You 
Pusha T, It’s Almost Dry
Nas, King’s Disease II 
Kendrick Lamar, Mr. Morale & The Big Steppers 

Hip hop artist of the year

Cardi B
Doja Cat
Drake
Future
Kanye West
Kendrick Lamar
Megan Thee Stallion

Producer of the year 

ATL Jacob
Baby Keem
Hit-Boy
Hitmaka
Kanye West
Metro Boomin
Pharrell Williams

Best breakthrough hip hop artist

Baby Keem
Blxst
Doechii
Fivio Foreign
Glorilla
Nardo Wick
Saucy Santana

DJ of the year

D-Nice
DJ Cassidy
DJ Drama
DJ Kay Slay
DJ Premier
Kaytranada
Mustard
Nyla Symone
L.A. Leakers: DJ sourMILK & Justin Credible

Best hip hop platform

Big Boy’s Neighborhood 
Breakfast Club
Caresha Please 
Complex
Drink Champs
HipHopDX
Million Dollaz Worth of Game
NPR Tiny Desk
Verzuz

Hustler of the year

50 Cent
Cardi B
DJ Khaled
Drake
Jay-Z
Kanye West
Megan Thee Stallion

Sweet 16: best featured verse

Drake, “Churchill Downs” (Jack Harlow feat. Drake)
J. Cole, “Poke It Out” (Wale feat. J. Cole)
J. Cole, “London” (BIA & J. Cole)
Lil Baby, “Girls Want Girls” (Drake feat. Lil Baby)
Kanye West, “City of Gods” (Fivio Foreign, Kanye West & Alicia Keys)
Drake, “Wait for You” (Future feat. Drake & Tems)
Jadakiss, “Black Illuminati” (Freddie Gibbs feat. Jadakiss)

Impact track

Lizzo, “About Damn Time”
Fivio Foreign, Kanye West & Alicia Keys, “City of Gods”
Baby Keem & Kendrick Lamar, “Family Ties”
Nas feat. Ms. Lauryn Hill, “Nobody”
Latto, “Pxssy”
Kendrick Lamar, “The Heart Part 5”
Doja Cat, “Woman”

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