Cardi B Earns The Most 2019 BET Hip Hop Award Nominations

The “Money” hitmaker leads the pack.

(AllHip Hop News) Cardi B is going into this year’s BET Hip Hop Awards with the most nominations. The “Money” rapper earned 10 nods, including MVP Of The Year, Best Hip Hop Video, Hustler Of The Year, and Hot Ticket Performer.

DJ Khaled, Travis Scott, and J. Cole each picked up 8 noms. Drake is up for 7 trophies. The late Nipsey Hussle and newcomer Megan Thee Stallion are up for 5. Meek Mill, 21 Savage, Rick Ross, and DaBaby collected 4 nominations.

Cardi B’s “Money,” City Girls’ “Twerk” featuring Cardi B, 21 Savage’s “A Lot” Featuring J. Cole, DaBaby’s “Suge,” Meek Mill’s “Going Bad” featuring Drake, and Travis Scott’s “Sicko Mode” featuring Drake will compete for the Best Hip Hop Video honor.

Album Of The Year will be rewarded to either Astroworld by Travis Scott, Championships by Meek Mill, Cuz I Love You by Lizzo, Father of Asahd by DJ Khaled, Igor by Tyler, The Creator, or Revenge of the Dreamers 3 by Dreamville.

2 Chainz, Drake, J. Cole, Meek Mill, Nipsey Hussle, and YBN Cordae were nominated for Lyricist of the Year. Cardi B, DJ Khaled, Drake, J. Cole, Megan Thee Stallion, and Nipsey Hussle are vying for MVP Of The Year.

The 2019 BET Hip Hop Awards will take place on October 5 in Atlanta’s Cobb Energy Center. The ceremony is scheduled to air October 8 at 8 pm ET on the BET Networks.

Best Hip Hop Video

21 Savage – “A Lot” Feat. J. Cole

Cardi B – “Money”

City Girls – “Twerk” Feat. Cardi B

DaBaby – “Suge”

Meek Mill – “Going Bad” Feat. Drake

Travis Scott – “Sicko Mode” Feat. Drake

Hot Ticket Performer

Cardi B



Megan Thee Stallion

The Carters

Travis Scott

Album Of The Year

Travis Scott – Astroworld

Meek Mill – Championships

Lizzo – Cuz I Love You

DJ Khaled – Father of Asahd

Tyler, The Creator – Igor

Dreamville – Revenge of the Dreamers 3

Video Director Of The Year

Benny Boom

Bruno Mars, Florent Dechard


Dave Meyers

Eif Rivera

Travis Scott

Lyricist Of The Year

2 Chainz


J. Cole

Meek Mill

Nipsey Hussle

YBN Cordae

MVP Of The Year

Cardi B

DJ Khaled


J. Cole

Megan Thee Stallion

Nipsey Hussle

Producer Of The Year

DJ Khaled

London On Da track

Metro Boomin


Swizz Beatz

Tay Keith

Best Collab, Duo or Group

21 Savage Feat. J. Cole – “A Lot”

Cardi B & Bruno Mars – “Please Me

DJ Khaled Feat. Nipsey Hussle & John Legend – “Higher”

Lil Baby & Gunna – “Drip Too Hard”

Lil Nas X Feat. Billy Ray Cyrus – “Old Town Road (Remix)”

Travis Scott Feat. Drake – “Sicko Mode”

Single Of The Year

“Act Up” – Produced by EarlThePearll (City Girls)

“Big Ole Freak” – Produced by LilJuMadeDaBeat (Megan Thee Stallion)

“Money” – Produced by J. White Did It (Cardi B)

“Old Town Road (Remix)” – Produced by YoungKio (Lil Nas X Feat. Billy Ray Cyrus)

“Sicko Mode” – Produced by Rogét Chahayed, CuBeatz, OZ, Hit-Boy & Tay Keith (Travis Scott Feat. Drake)

“Suge” – Produced by Pooh Beatz & JetsonMade (DaBaby)  

Best New Hip Hop Artist



Lil Nas X

Megan Thee Stallion

Roddy Ricch

YBN Cordae

Best Mixtape

Jack Harlow – Loose

Kevin Gates – Luca Brasi 3

Megan Thee Stallion – Fever

Roddy Ricch – Feed Tha Streets II

Wiz Khalifa & Curren$y – 2009

YBN Almighty Jay, YBN Cordae & YBN Nahmir – YBN: The Mixtape

Sweet 16: Best Featured Verse

21 Savage – “Wish Wish” ( DJ Khaled Feat. Cardi B & 21 Savage)

Cardi B – “Clout” (Offset Feat. Cardi B)

Cardi B – “Twerk” (City Girls Feat. Cardi B)

J. Cole – “A Lot” (21 Savage Feat. J Cole)

Rick Ross – “Money in the Grave” (Drake Feat. Rick Ross)

Rick Ross – “What’s Free” (Meek Mill Feat.Jay-Z & Rick Ross)

Impact Track

21 Savage – “A Lot” Feat. J. Cole

DJ Khaled – “Higher” Feat. Nipsey Hussle & John Legend

J. Cole – “Middle Child”

Kap G – “A Day Without a Mexican”

Lizzo – “Tempo” Feat. Missy Elliott

Youngboy Never Broke Again – “I Am Who They Say I Am” Feat. Quando Rondo & Kevin Gates

DJ Of The Year

Chase B

DJ Drama

DJ Envy

DJ Esco

DJ Khaled


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

Cardi B

DJ Khaled

French Montana

Meek Mill

Rick Ross

Travis Scott

Best Hip Hop Online Site/App




The Shade Room



Hustler Of The Year

Cardi B

DJ Khaled


Nipsey Hussle

Rick Ross

Travis Scott

Best International Flow

Falz (Nigeria)

Ghetts (U.K.)

Kalash (France)

Lil Simz (U.K.)

Nasty C (South Africa)

Sarkodie (Ghana)

Tory Lanez (Canada)