2016 BET Hip Hop Awards

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2016 BET Hip Hop Awards
Date October 4, 2016
Location Atlanta’s Cobb Energy Performing Arts Centre
Hosted by DJ Khaled
Television/radio coverage
Network BET, MTV, MTV2

The 2016 BET Hip Hop Awards were held on September 17, 2016 and aired on October 4, 2016 at Atlanta’s Cobb Energy Performing Arts Centre. The nominations were announced on August 18, 2016. For a third consecutive year, Drake heads the list of nominations for the BET Hip-Hop Awards. His 14 nods include Album of the Year, Best Live Performer, Lyricist of the Year, Best Hip-Hop Video and three in the Best Collabo, Duo or Group category.

Drake will be going up against other top nominees Future (with 10 nods), DJ Khaled (nine) and Kanye West (eight) in several of those categories. One of the most closely watched races will be Best New Hip-Hop Artist, whose nominees including Anderson .Paak, Bryson Tiller (who won that award and Best Male R&B/Pop Artist at June’s BET Awards), Chance the Rapper, Desiigner and Tory Lanez.[1]

Performances[edit]

Cyphers[edit]

Winners and nominations[edit]

Best Hip Hop Video[edit]

Drake – "Hotline Bling"

Best Collabo, Duo or Group[edit]

Fat Joe & Remy Ma featuring French Montana & Infared – "All the Way Up"

Best Live Performer[edit]

Kendrick Lamar

Lyricist of the Year[edit]

Kendrick Lamar

Video Director of the Year[edit]

Director X

DJ of the Year[edit]

DJ Khaled

Producer of the Year[edit]

Metro Boomin

MVP of the Year[edit]

DJ Khaled

Track of the Year[edit]

Only the producer of the track nominated in this category.

"All the Way Up" – Produced by Cool & Dre and Edsclusive (Fat Joe & Remy Ma featuring French Montana & Infared)

Album of the Year[edit]

DrakeViews

Best New Hip Hop Artist[edit]

Chance the Rapper

Hustler of the Year[edit]

DJ Khaled

Made-You-Look Award[edit]

Kanye West

Best Mixtape[edit]

Chance the RapperColoring Book

Sweet 16: Best Featured Verse[edit]

Kendrick Lamar – "Freedom" (Beyoncé featuring Kendrick Lamar)

Impact Track[edit]

J. Cole – "Love Yourz"

People's Champ Award[edit]

Travis Scott – "Antidote"

References[edit]