The 2014 BET Hip-Hop Awards Nominees Announced

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The 2014 BET Hip-Hop Awards will air Tuesday, October 14 at 8pm EST. Leading up to the annual affair, the network has announced its categories and nominees.

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Hip-Hop elite, including Drake (leading all nominees), Kanye West, Eminem, and Jay Z are prominently nominated, while stars of the last year including Iggy Azalea, Migos, DJ Mustard, and Yo Gotti are also strong inclusions. Other artists who round out the nominees include Common, Action Bronson, The Roots, and ScHoolboy Q

The full categories and nominees are below:

Best Hip Hop Video

Drake – “Worst Behavior”
Future f/ Pharrell, Pusha T & Casino – “Move That Doh”
Iggy Azalea f/ Charli XCX – “Fancy”
J. Cole f/ TLC – “Crooked Smile”
Nicki Minaj – “Pills N Potions”
Wiz Khalifa – “We Dem Boyz”

Best Collabo, Duo or Group

Eminem f/ Rihanna – “The Monster”
Future f/ Pharrell, Pusha T & Casino – “Move That Doh”
JAY Z f/ Justin Timberlake – “Holy Grail”
ScHoolboy Q f/ BJ The Chicago Kid – “Studio”
YG f/ Jeezy & Rich Homie Quan – “My Hitta”

Best Live Performer

Drake
JAY Z
Kanye West
Kendrick Lamar
T.I.

Lyricist of the Year

Drake
Eminem
J. Cole
JAY Z
Kendrick Lamar
Nicki Minaj

Video Director of the Year

Benny Boom
Chris Robinson
Director X
Dre Films
Hype Williams

DJ of the Year

DJ Drama
DJ Envy
DJ Khaled
DJ Mustard
DJ Scream

Producer of the Year

DJ Mustard
Drumma Boy
Hit-Boy
Mike WiLL Made It
Pharrell
Timbaland

MVP of the Year

DJ Mustard
Drake
Future
JAY Z
Nicki Minaj

Track of the Year

“Cut Her Off” (Remix) – Produced by Will-A-Fool (K Camp f/ Lil Boosie, YG & Too $hort)
“Move That Dope” – Produced by Mike WiLL Made It (Future f/ Pharrell, Pusha T & Casino)
“My Hitta” – Produced by DJ Mustard (YG f/ Jeezy & Rich Homie Quan)
“Studio” – Produced by Swiff D (ScHoolboy Q f/ BJ The Chicago Kid)
“Worst Behavior” – Produced by DJ Dahi (Drake)

Album of the Year

Drake – “Nothing Was The Same”
Eminem – “The Marshall Mathers LP 2”
Future – “Honest”
Rick Ross – “Mastermind”
ScHoolboy Q – “Oxymoron”
Yo Gotti – “I Am”

Who Blew Up Award

Iggy Azalea
Migos
Rich Homie Quan
ScHoolboy Q
YG
Young Thug

Hustler of the Year

Dr. Dre
Drake
JAY Z
Rick Ross
T.I.

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

A$AP Rocky
JAY Z
Kanye West
Nicki Minaj
Young Thug

Best Club Banger

Future f/ Pharrell, Pusha T & Casino – “Move That Dope” (Produced by Mike WiLL Made It)
K Camp f/ Lil Boosie, YG & Too $hort – “Cut Her Off” (Remix) (Produced by Will-A-Fool)
Migos – “Fight Night” (Produced by Stack Boy Twaun)
Wiz Khalifa – “We Dem Boyz” (Produced by Detail)
YG f/ Jeezy & Rich Homie Quan – “My Hitta” (Produced by DJ Mustard)
Young Thug – “Stoner” (Produced by Dun Deal)

Best Mixtape

Action Bronson – “Blue Chips 2”
Fabolous – “The Soul Tape 3”
Migos – “No Label 2”
Rich Homie Quan – “I Promise I Will Never Stop Going In”
Wiz Khalifa – “28 Grams”

Sweet 16: Best Featured Verse

B.o.B – “Paranoid” (Ty Dolla $ign f/ B.o.B)
B.o.B – “Up Down” (Do This All Day) (T-Pain f/ B.o.B)
Drake – “Who Do You Love” (YG f/ Drake)
Kendrick Lamar – “Control” (Big Sean f/ Kendrick Lamar & Jay Electronica)
Pharrell – “Move That Doh” (Future f/ Pharrell, Pusha T & Casino)

Impact Track

Common f/ Vince Staples – “Kingdom”
Lecrae – “Nuthin”
Lupe Fiasco – “Mission”
The Roots f/ Patty Cash – “Never”
Talib Kweli f/ Abby Dobson – “State of Grace”

People’s Champ Award

Drake – “Worst Behavior”
Future f/ Pharrell, Pusha T & Casino – “Move That Doh”
Iggy Azalea f/ Charli XCX – “Fancy”
Wiz Khalifa – “We Dem Boyz”
YG f/ Lil Wayne, Nicki Minaj, Meek Mill & Rich Homie Quan – “My Hitta” (Remix)

Who would you like to see win each award?

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