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Lil Wayne, Kanye West, Nicki Minaj, Chris Brown Land 2011 BET Hip Hop Awards Nominations

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The nominations are out, and Lil Wayne is the leader of the pack for the 2011 BET Hip Hop Awards.

Weezy landed a whopping 18 nominations, including major categories like Lyricist of the Year, Live Performer of the Year, MVP of the Year, and Hustler of the Year.

Behind Weezy with 9 nominations is Kanye West. West is going head-to-head with Weezy in some of the same categories, including MVP, Lyricist, Hustler, and Live Performer of the Year, but also lands in other coveted categories like Video Director of the Year,  Producer of the Year, and CD of the Year.

Others up for multiple awards are Wiz Khalifa, Rick Ross,  Nicki Minaj, Busta Rhymes, Big Sean, and singer turned part-time rapper Chris Brown.

The 2011 BET Hip Hop Awards air on October 11 at 8pm EST on BET.

See the full list of nominations below:

Best Hip Hop Video

  • Big Sean f/ Chris Brown – My Last
  • Chris Brown f/ Lil Wayne & Busta Rhymes – Look At Me Now
  • DJ Khaled f/ Drake, Rick Ross & Lil Wayne – I’m On One
  • Eminem f/ Rihanna – Love The Way You Lie
  • Kanye West f/ Rihanna – All Of The Lights

Reese’s Perfect Combo Award (Best Collab)

  • Ace Hood f/ Rick Ross & Lil Wayne – Hustle Hard (Remix)
  • Big K.R.I.T. f/ Ludacris & Bun B – Country Sh*t (Remix)
  • Chris Brown f/ Lil Wayne & Busta Rhymes – Look At Me Now
  • DJ Khaled f/ Drake, Rick Ross & Lil Wayne – I’m On One
  • Lupe Fiasco f/ Trey Songz  –  Out Of My Head

Best Live Performer

  • Busta Rhymes
  • Cee-Lo Green
  • Jay-Z
  • Lil Wayne
  • Kanye West

Lyricist of the Year

  • Jay-Z
  • Lil Wayne
  • Nicki Minaj
  • Rick Ross
  • Kanye West

Video Director of the Year

  • Gil Green
  • Anthony Mandler
  • Chris Robinson
  • Kanye West
  • Hype Williams

Producer of the Year

  • J.U.S.T.I.C.E. League
  • Kane Beatz
  • Lex Luger
  • No I.D.
  • Kanye West, Emile, Jeff Bhasker & Mike Dean

MVP of the Year

  • Lil Wayne
  • Nicki Minaj
  • Rick Ross
  • Kanye West
  • Wiz Khalifa

Track of the Year

  • 6 Foot 7 Foot – Produced by Bangladesh (Lil Wayne f/ Cory Gunz)
  • Black and Yellow – Produced by Stargate (Wiz Khalifa)
  • I’m On One – Produced by T-Minus (DJ Khaled f/ Drake, Rick Ross & Lil Wayne)
  • Look At Me Now – Produced by Diplo & Afrojack (Chris Brown f/ Lil Wayne &
  • Busta Rhymes)
  • My Last – Produced by Lex Luger (Big Sean f/ Chris Brown)

CD of the Year

  • Big Sean – Finally Famous
  • Lupe Fiasco – LASERS
  • Nicki Minaj – Pink Friday
  • Kanye West – My Beautiful Dark Twisted Fantasy
  • Wiz Khalifa – Rolling Papers

DJ of the Year

  • DJ Drama
  • DJ Enuff
  • DJ Envy
  • DJ Khaled
  • DJ Prostyle

Rookie of the Year

  • Big K.R.I.T.
  • Big Sean
  • Frank Ocean
  • Diggy Simmons
  • Tyler the Creator
  • Wiz Khalifa

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

  • Jay-Z
  • Lil Wayne
  • Nicki Minaj
  • Kanye West
  • Wiz Khalifa

Best Hip Hop Online Site

  • All Hip Hop.com
  • Bossip.com
  • Nah Right.com
  • Rap Radar.com
  • World Star Hip Hop.com

Best Club Banger

  • Ace Hood – Hustle Hard (Produced by Lex Luger)
  • DJ Khaled f/ Drake, Rick Ross & Lil Wayne – I’m On One (Produced by T-Minus)
  • Lil Wayne f/ Cory Gunz – 6 foot 7 foot (Produced by Bangladesh)
  • Waka Flocka Flame – No Hands (Produced by Lex Luger)
  • Wiz Khalifa – Black And Yellow (Produced by Stargate)
  • YC Worldwide f/ Future – Racks (Produced by Sonny Digital)

Best Mixtape

  • Big K.R.I.T. – Return Of 4Eva
  • B.o.B – No Genre
  • J. Cole – Friday Night Lights
  • Kendrick Lamar – Section .80
  • Frank Ocean – Nostalgia, Ultra

Sweet 16: Best Featured Verse

  • Busta Rhymes – Look At Me Now (Chris Brown f/ Lil Wayne & Busta Rhymes)
  • Lil Wayne – Motivation (Kelly Rowland f/ Lil Wayne)
  • Nicki Minaj – Monster (Kanye West f/ Jay-Z, Rick Ross, Nicki Minaj and Bon Iver)
  • Wiz Khalifa – Bright Lights, Bigger City (Cee-Lo Green f/ Wiz Khalifa)
  • Wiz Khalifa – Till I’m Gone (Tinie Tempah f/ Wiz Khalifa)

Hustler of the Year

  • Diddy
  • Jay-Z
  • Lil Wayne
  • Rick Ross
  • Kanye West

Verizon People’s Champ Award (Viewers’ Choice)

  • Chris Brown f/ Lil Wayne & Busta Rhymes – Look At Me Now
  • Lil Wayne f/ Cory Gunz – 6 Foot 7 Foot
  • Nicki Minaj f/ Drake – Moment 4 Life
  • Kanye West f/ Rihanna – All of The Lights
  • Wiz Khalifa – Black And Yellow
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