Nominations for the 2023 BET Hip Hop Awards were announced yesterday, with Cardi B and 21 Savage leading the pack at 12 nods each. Drake earned 9, while DJ Khaled and Burna Boy had 7 apiece. “This year’s BET Hip Hop Awards will mark the culmination of our year-long celebration of hip hop’s storied creation and the art form’s sonic and cultural expansion,” BET said in a statement. “We are honored by this year’s roster of nominees as they continue to carry the creativity and diversity of hip-hop into the future.”
J. Cole earned 6 nominations this year, while Jay-Z, GloRilla and Coi Leray trailed close behind with 5 nods apiece. Other nominees include André 3000, Busta Rhymes, Megan Thee Stallion, Ice Spice, Nas and more. The 2023 BET Hip Hop Awards will air on the network on Oct. 10 at 9 p.m.