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The nominees are in for the 2017 BET Hip Hop Awards.
Jay-Z and Chance the Rapper are on the list, yet Cardi B, Kendrick Lamar, and DJ Khaled take the lead for the most nominations. Lamar and Dj Khaled share nominations for Single of the Year, Album of the Year, Best Hip-Hop video, Hustler of the Year, and MVP of the year. Cardi B is also in the Best New Artist category along with Playboi Carti, Aminé, Kodak Black, and Tee Grizzley.
BET head of programming, Connie Orlando released a statement saying,
While BET is extremely excited to bring the BET Hip Hop Awards to Miami, we remain sensitive to the millions of victims affected by Hurricane Irma and Hurricane Harvey.
The awards show is taking place in Miami on Oct. 6 and will premiere on Oct. 10th.