Drizzy’s nods include, Album of the Year for Views, Best Live Performer and Lyricist of the Year. Not too far behind him is Future with 10 nominations. Kanye West garnered eight mentions in multiple categories. DJ Khaled scored nine nominations including DJ of the Year and Hustler of the Year. Finally, French Montana received six nominations, including Mixtape of the Year for his project, Wave Gods.
Other multiple-nominated artists include Chance the Rapper with six nominations including Mixtape of the Year for Coloring Book. Meanwhile, rappers Desiigner, Kendrick Lamar and Fat Joe all grabbed four mentions apiece.
The 2016 BET Hip-Hop Awards will be taped on Sept. 17 at Atlanta’s Cobb Energy Performing Arts Centre and will premiere on Oct. 4 at 8 p.m. ET. You can check out the complete list of this year’s nominees at BET.com.