Kendrick Lamar, DJ Khaled & Cardi B Collect The Most 2017 BET Hip Hop Award Nominations

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Jay-Z, Chance The Rapper, Future, and Migos are also recognized in multiple categories.

(AllHipHop News) It's that time of year again when BET honors the top stars in rap. The network's annual Hip Hop Awards will air October 10 at 8 pm ET.

Three top acts of 2017 are going into the Miami set ceremony tied for the most nominations. Billboard reports TDE emcee Kendrick Lamar, hit maker DJ Khaled, and newcomer Cardi B each earned 9 nods.

Kendrick, Khaled, and Cardi will compete in several categories including MVP of the Year, Single of the Year, Best Hip Hop Video, and Hustler of the Year. Cardi is also up for Best New Hip Hop Artist while K. Dot's DAMN and DJ Khaled's Grateful face off for Album of the Year.

4:44 by Jay-Z is also in the Album of the Year race. The Roc Nation boss picked up 5 total nominations.

Chance The Rapper was recognized in 5 categories as well. He and Jay were followed by Atlanta representatives Future and Migos with four respective noms, including Single of the Year and Album of the Year.

The full list of nominees for the 2017 BET Hip Hop Awards will be available at

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