Drake and Cardi B lead nominations for BET Hip-Hop Awards

11 For Drizzy and 10 for Cardi.

September 12, 2018
Drake and Cardi B lead nominations for BET Hip-Hop Awards Michael Loccisano, Nicholas Hunt / Getty Images

The nominees for this year's BET Hip-Hop Awards were announced on Wednesday, with Drake and Cardi B grabbing the most nods. Drake leads all artists with 11 nominations while Cardi sits just behind with 10. Other notable nominees include Childish Gambino with six, and Kendrick Lamar, who is tied with Travis Scott at five nominations.

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Cardi will look to repeat her triumph at last year's Hip-Hop Awards, where she secured five awards including Best New Artist. The Bronx native will go head to head with Drake on a number of categories this year, including Single of the Year, MVP of the Year, and Album of the Year.

The BET Hip-Hop Awards will air live from The Fillmore Miami Beach on October 16. View categories and nominees here.

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