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Snoop Dogg to Host 2015 BET Hip Hop Awards

A solid host and some big nominees are set for the 2015 BET Hip-Hop awards, that’s just right around the corner.

Snoop Dogg will return for a second time in his career to host the show on October 9th, at the Boisfeuillet Jones Atlantic Civic Center. Then the show will air on BET on October 13th.

Drake and Big Sean have racked in the highest amount of nominations for the award show; Drake’s (12) nominations include Best Live Performer, Lyricist of the Year, and MVP of the year. Big Sean’s (10) nominations fall in are similar categories.

Kendrick Lamar and J. Cole were both nominated for 8 awards, and Nicki Minaj received her fair share with 9; including a nomination for her hip hop video, “Feeling Myself” ft Beyonce.

Here’s a list of BET Awards and their nominees:

Best Hip Hop Video

Big Sean featuring Chris Brown & Ty Dolla $Ign – “Play No Games”

Big Sean featuring Drake & Kanye West – “Blessings”

Fetty Wap – “Trap Queen”

Kendrick Lamar – “Alright”

Nicki Minaj featuring Beyoncé – “Feeling Myself”

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Best Collabo, Duo or Group

Big Sean featuring Drake & Kanye West – “Blessings”

Big Sean featuring E-40 – “Idfwu”

Fetty Wap featuring Monty – “My Way”

Nicki Minaj featuring Beyoncé – “Feeling Myself”

Nicki Minaj featuring Drake & Lil Wayne – “Truffle Butter”

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Best Live Performer

Drake

J. Cole

Kanye West

Kendrick Lamar

Nicki Minaj

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Lyricist of the Year

Big Sean

Drake

J. Cole

Kendrick Lamar

Nicki Minaj

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Video Director of the Year

Alan Ferguson

Benny Boom

Chris Robinson/Lil Chris

Colin Tilley

Director X

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DJ of the Year

DJ Drama

DJ Envy

DJ Esco

DJ Khaled

DJ Mustard

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Producer of the Year

DJ Mustard

J. Cole

Kanye West

Mike Will Made-It

Pharrell Williams

Timbaland

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MVP of the Year

Big Sean

Drake

Future

J. Cole

Kendrick Lamar

Nicki Minaj

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Track Of The Year

“Alright” – Produced By Pharrell Williams & Sounwave (Kendrick Lamar)

“Blessings” – Produced By Boi-1da & Vinylz (Big Sean FEATURING Drake & Kanye West)

“Commas” – Produced By Dj Spinz & Southside (Future)

“Idfwu” – Produced By Dj Dahi, Dj Mustard, Kanye West & Key Wane (Big Sean FEATURING E-40)

“Trap Queen” – Produced By Tony Fadd (Fetty Wap)

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Album Of The Year

Big Sean – Dark Sky Paradise

Drake – If You’re Reading This It’s Too Late

J. Cole – 2014 Forest Hills Drive

Kendrick Lamar – To Pimp A Butterfly

Nicki Minaj – The Pinkprint

Wale – The Album About Nothing

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Who Blew Up Award

Bobby Shmurda

Dej Loaf

Fetty Wap

Rae Sremmurd

Tink

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Hustler Of The Year

Dr. Dre

Drake

J. Cole

Jay Z

Nicki Minaj

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

A$Ap Rocky

Dej Loaf

Drake

Kanye West

Nicki Minaj

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Best Hip Hop Online Site

Allhiphop.Com

Complex.Com

Hotnewhiphop.Com

Rapradar.Com

Worldstarhiphop.Com

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Best Club Banger

Big Sean featuring E-40 – “Idfwu” (Produced By Dj Dahi, Dj Mustard, Kanye West & Key Wane)

Dej Loaf – “Try Me” (Produced By Dds)

Fetty Wap – “Trap Queen” (Produced By Tony Fadd)

Future – “Commas” (Produced By Dj Spinz & Southside)

Rich Homie Quan – “Flex” (Ooh, Ooh, Ooh) (Produced By Dj Spinz & Nitti Beatz)

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Best Mixtape

Future – 56 Nights

Future – Beast Mode

Future – Monster

Lil Wayne – Sorry 4 The Wait 2

Travis Scott – Days Before Rodeo

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