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Kendrick Lamar Earns 14 BET Hip Hop Awards Nominations

(AllHipHopNews) BET has announced the nominees for this year’s BET Hip Hop Awards, and Kendrick Lamar is leading the pack with 14 nominations.

K-Dot is nominated across categories including: Best Hip Hop Video (Don’t Kill my Vibe), Best Live Performer, and Lyricist of the Year, which he won in 2012.

This year, the BET Hip Hop Awards will be hosted, for the first time, by Snoop Lion, and will be going down again in Atlanta, to be taped on September 28th. The show will air on October 15.

Drake followed Kendrick Lamar with 13 nominations, followed by J. Cole with 10.

Check out the full list of nominees:

Best Hip Hop Video: A$AP Rocky f/ Drake, 2 Chainz & Kendrick Lamar – Problems,  B.o.B f/ T.I. & Juicy J – We Still In This,  J. Cole f/ Miguel – Power Trip, Drake – Started From The Bottom, Kendrick Lamar – Don’t Kill My Vibe

Reese’s Perfect Combo Award (Best Collabo, Duo or Group):  Ace Hood f/ Rick Ross & Future – Bugatti, A$AP Rocky f/ Drake, 2 Chainz & Kendrick Lamar – Problems, J. Cole f/ Miguel – Power Trip, French Montana f/ Rick Ross, Drake & Lil Wayne – Pop That, Kendrick Lamar f/ Drake – Poetic Justice, Wale f/ Tiara Thomas – Bad

Best Live Performer: 2 Chainz,  J. Cole, JAY Z, Kendrick Lamar, Kanye West

Lyricist of the Year: J. Cole, Drake, JAY Z, Kendrick Lamar, Wale

Video Director of the Year: A$AP Rocky & A$AP Ferg, Benny Boom, Director X, Dre Films, Hype Williams

DJ of the Year: DJ Drama, DJ Envy, DJ Funkmaster Flex, DJ Khaled, DJ Scream

Producer of the Year: J. Cole, Hit-Boy, DJ Mustard, Mike WiLL Made It, Pharrell Williams

MVP of the Year: 2 Chainz, J. Cole, Drake, JAY Z, Kendrick Lamar

Track of the Year: Power Trip – Produced by J. Cole (J. Cole f/ Miguel),  Problems – Produced by Noah “40” Shebib (A$AP Rocky f/ Drake, 2 Chainz & Kendrick Lamar), Don’t Kill My Vibe – Produced by Sounwave (Kendrick Lamar), Bugatti – Produced by Mike WiLL Made It (Ace Hood f/ Rick Ross & Future), Started From The Bottom – Produced by Mike Zombie & Noah “40” Shebib (Drake)

Album of the Year: J. Cole – Born Sinner, JAY Z – Magna Carta Holy Grail, Kendrick Lamar – good kid, m.A.A.d city, Nas – Life Is Good, Wale – The Gifted

Who New? Rookie of the Year: Action Bronson, A$AP Ferg, Earl Sweatshirt, Joey Bada$$, Trinidad Jame$

Hustler of the Year: Diddy, JAY Z, Kendrick Lamar, T.I., Kanye West

Made-You-Look Award: 2 Chainz, A$AP Rocky, JAY Z, Kendrick Lamar, Nicki Minaj, Kanye West

Best Hip Hop Online Site: Allhiphop.com, Complex.com, GlobalGrind.com, RapRadar.com, WorldStarHipHop.com

Best Club Banger: Ace Hood f/ Rick Ross & Future – Bugatti (Produced by Mike WiLL Made It), A$AP Rocky f/ Drake, 2 Chainz & Kendrick Lamar – Problems (Produced by Noah “40” Shebib), Drake – Started From The Bottom (Produced by Mike Zombie & Noah “40” Shebib), French Montana f/ Rick Ross, Drake & Lil Wayne – Pop That (Produced by Lee on the Beats), Trinidad Jame$ – All Gold Everything (Produced by M.e. (Devon Gallaspy)

Best Mixtape: Big Sean – Detroit, Chance The Rapper – Acid Rap, Travi$ Scott – Owl Pharaoh, Stalley – Honest Cowboy, Trinidad Jame$ – Don’t Be S.A.F.E.

Sweet 16 (Best Featured Verse): Diddy – Same Damn Time (Remix) (Future f/ Diddy & Ludacris), Drake – Versace (Remix) (Migos f/ Drake), Future – Bugatti (Ace Hood f/ Rick Ross & Future), Kendrick Lamar – Problems (A$AP Rocky f/ Drake, 2 Chainz & Kendrick Lamar). Wiz Khalifa – U.O.E.N.O. (Remix) (Rocko f/ Future & Wiz Khalifa)

Impact Track: J. Cole f/ TLC – Crooked Smile, JAY Z f/ Justin Timberlake – Holy Grail, Macklemore & Ryan Lewis – Same Love, Wale f/ Sam Dew – LoveHate Thing, Kanye West – BLKKK SKKKNHEAD

People’s Champ Award: A$AP Rocky f/ Drake, 2 Chainz & Kendrick Lamar – Problems, J. Cole f/ Miguel – Power Trip, Drake – Started From The Bottom, Kendrick Lamar – Don’t Kill My Vibe, Macklemore & Ryan Lewis f/ Mary Lambert – Can’t Hold U.

For more information on the BET Hip Hop Awards 2013 visit: www.bet.com

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