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BET Hip Hop Awards 2016

BET Hip Hop Awards 2016

October 4, 2016
October 4, 2016


The BET Hip Hop Awards are an annual awards show, airing on BET, showcasing hip hop performers, producers and music video directors. The awards ceremony began in 2006, was held on November 12, 2006 at the Fox Theatre in Atlanta, Georgia, was first aired November 15 and was hosted by comedian Katt Williams.

The second ceremony was held on October 13, 2007 and aired on October 17 of the same year. Like its predecessor, the ceremony was also held at the Fox Theater in Atlanta, and was hosted by Katt Williams. The third ceremony premiered on October 23, 2008. This ceremony was not hosted by Katt Williams, but instead was hosted by popular R&B and hip hop artist T-Pain. The fourth ceremony was held on October 10, 2009 and was hosted by Mike Epps and aired on October 27. The fifth ceremony was held on October 2, 2010 (aired October 12) and was also by hosted Mike Epps. Epps would go on to host two additional years (2011 & 2012), while Snoop Dogg hosted in 2013, 2014, and 2015. The 2016 show was hosted by DJ Khaled.

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Khaled Mohamed Khaled[1] (born November 26, 1975),[2][3] professionally known as DJ Khaled, is an American[2] record producer, radio personality, DJ and record label executive. He previously went by the name Arab Attack, but changed it after the 9/11 attacks, as he did not want to appear insensitive.[4] He was a radio host for the Miami-based urban music radio station WEDR and the DJ for the hip hop group Terror Squad. From 2004 to 2006, Khaled assisted in the production of the hip-hop albums Real Talk by Fabolous, True Story by Terror Squad, All or Nothing by Fat Joe, and Me, Myself, & I by Fat Joe.[5]

In 2006, Khaled released his debut album Listennn... the Album. He went on to release We the Best (2007), We Global (2008), Victory (2010), We the Best Forever (2011), Kiss the Ring (2012) and Suffering from Success (2013). In 2009, Khaled became the president of record label Def Jam South and he is also the CEO and founder of We the Best Music Group.[6] Khaled released his eighth studio album, I Changed a Lot, on October 23, 2015. He recently released his 9th studio album Major Key.

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Cordozar Calvin Broadus, Jr. (born October 20, 1971),[1][2] known professionally as Snoop Dogg (formerly called Snoop Doggy Dogg and Snoop Lion), is an American rapper and actor from Long Beach, California. His music career began in 1992 when he was discovered by Dr. Dre of N.W.A, and as a result was prominently featured throughout Dr. Dre's solo debut album, The Chronic (1992). He has since sold over twenty-three million albums in the United States and thirty-five million albums worldwide.[3][4][5]

Snoop's debut album, Doggystyle, was released in 1993 under Death Row Records, debuting at number one on both the Billboard 200 and Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums charts. Selling almost a million copies in the first week of its release, Doggystyle became certified 4× platinum in 1994 and spawned several hit singles, including "What's My Name?" and "Gin & Juice". In 1994 Snoop released a soundtrack on Death Row Records for the short film Murder Was The Case, starring himself. His second album Tha Doggfather (1996), also debuted at number one on both charts with "Snoop's Upside Ya Head", as the lead single. The album was certified double platinum in 1997.

After leaving Death Row Records, Snoop signed with No Limit Records, where he recorded his next three albums. Da Game Is to Be Sold, Not to Be Told (1998), No Limit Top Dogg (1999), and Tha Last Meal (2000). Snoop then signed with Priority/Capitol/EMI Records in 2002, where he released Paid tha Cost to Be da Boss. He then signed with Geffen Records in 2004 for his next three albums R&G (Rhythm & Gangsta): The Masterpiece, Tha Blue Carpet Treatment, and Ego Trippin'. Malice 'n Wonderland (2009), and Doggumentary (2011), were released on Priority. Snoop Dogg has starred in motion pictures and hosted several television shows, including Doggy Fizzle Televizzle, Snoop Dogg's Father Hood, and Dogg After Dark. He also coaches a youth football league and high school football team. In September 2009, Snoop was hired by EMI as the chairman of a reactivated Priority Records.[6]

In 2012, after a trip to Jamaica, Snoop announced a conversion to the Rastafari movement and a new alias, Snoop Lion. Under the new moniker, he released a reggae album, Reincarnated, and a documentary film of the same name, of his Jamaican experience, in early 2013. His thirteenth solo studio album, Bush, was released in May 2015.

Snoop Dogg holds the dubious distinction of having seventeen Grammy nominations without a win, the most of any artist.

In March 2016, the night before WrestleMania 32 in Arlington, Texas, Snoop was inducted into the celebrity wing of the WWE Hall of Fame having made several appearances for the company, including as Master of Ceremonies during a match at Wrestlemania XXIV.[7] His first cousin, Sasha Banks, is currently a wrestler in WWE and a former Women's Champion.


Songs Performed11


Best Hip Hop Video Nominees6

Best Collaboration, Duo, or Group Nominees5

Best Live Performer Nominees5

Lyricist of the Year Nominees4

Video Director of the Year Nominees5

DJ of the Year Nominees5

Producer of the Year Nominees5

MVP of the Year Nominees5

Track of the Year Nominees5

Album of the Year Nominees6

Best New Hip Hop Artist Nominees4

Hustler of the Year Nominees5

Made You Look Award Nominees5

Best Mixtape Nominees5

Impact Track Nominees3

Cobb Energy Performing Arts Centre
The Cobb Energy Performing Arts Centre is a performing arts venue located in the Cumberland/Galleria edge city, just northwest of Atlanta, Georgia. The $145 million facility celebrated its grand opening September 15, 2007, with a concert by Michael Feinstein and Linda Eder. Located in Cobb County near Vinings, the venue is owned and operated by the Cobb-Marietta Coliseum & Exhibit Hall Authority, and took over two years to build.

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News Articles14

Which BET Hip Hop Award Cyphers Popped & Which Flopped? (Videos)  –  October 5, 2016
The BET Hip Hop Awards aired last night. Like in year’s past the highlights of the show were the hip hop cyphers. State Property held down the group cypher duty this year, perfect timing considering Beanie’s beef with Meek Mill. This year’s other ...
DJ Khaled and Kendrick Lamar Win Big at the 2016 BET HIP HOP AWARDS; Full Winners List
Broadway World  –  October 5, 2016
Impact Track J. Cole - "Love Yourz" People's Champ Award TrAvis Scott - "Antidote" Jesse Collins, CEO of Jesse Collins Entertainment, serves as Executive Producer of the BET "Hip Hop Awards" along with Stephen G. Hill, BET's President of Programming ...
O.T. Genasis Performs “Push It” and “Cut It” at 2016 BET Hip Hop Awards
XXL Magazine  –  October 5, 2016
The 2016 BET Hip Hop Awards aired Tuesday night (Oct. 4) with performances from T.I., Gucci Mane, Desiigner, Young Thug, Lil Uzi Vert, Quavo, Lil Yachty, Isaiah Rashad, D.R.A.M., 21 Savage and Dae Dae. O.T. Genasis hit the stage as well, sporting a Bartolo ...
Young M.A. Lights Up BET Hip Hop Awards With Hit Song ‘OOOUUU’ — Watch
Hollywood Life (blog)  –  October 5, 2016
Young M.A., 24, may be a fresh name on the hip-hop scene, but the way she owned the stage at the 2016 BET Hip Hop Awards, she’s already set to conquer the rap game. After O.T. Genasis’s, 29, had finished his set during the Oct. 4 awards show, out came ...
BET Hip Hop Awards: T.I., Big K.R.I.T. and more speak out against police violence
Washington Post  –  October 5, 2016
The BET Hip Hop Awards took on a political consciousness theme as T.I., Big K.R.I.T, Locksmith and other artists spoke out against police brutality. The ceremony, which aired Tuesday night, also featured numerous calls for viewers to vote in the upcoming ...
Kendrick Lamar, Chance the Rapper, DJ Khaled Win BET Hip-Hop Awards  –  October 5, 2016
The Vice Presidential debate wasn’t the only programming captivating American television audiences last night (Oct. 4); The 2016 BET Hip-Hop Awards honored some of the brightest and most entertaining players in the game, including Kendrick Lamar, Chance ...
Kendrick Promises To "Keep Kickin' That Real Muthafuckin Shit" After Winning Lyricist Of The Year At 2016 BET Hip Hop Awards
HipHopDX  –  October 5, 2016
Kendrick Lamar had the honour of picking up the Lyricist Of The Year award on last night’s broadcast of the BET Hip Hop Awards. The Compton rapper faced competition from Drake, Chance The Rapper, J. Cole and Kanye West but at the end of the day it was ...
BET Hip Hop Awards: Rapper T.I. Makes Ode to Black Panther Party During Performance (Video)
San Francisco Gate  –  October 5, 2016
T.I. performed his socially conscious new song “We Will Not” at the BET Hip Hop Awards on Tuesday night and his performance was powerfully familiar. The Atlanta based rapper commanded the stage donned in an all black outfit (black beret included).
BET Hip-hop Awards 2016: DJ Khaled, Kendrick Lamar, Kanye West win big [Full list of winners]  –  October 5, 2016
Rap’s biggest names have received their deserved recognition at the 2016 BET Hip Hop Awards. With a lot of music released in the year in review, and many stars performing spectacularly, the competition for places was stiff on the night. One of the night ...
Hip Hop Hall of Fame Awards Coming to TV in December  –  October 5, 2016
The Official Hip Hop Hall of Fame Awards TV Show returns to NYC on December 16, 2016 at the United Palace Theater. The legendary female hip hop artists Roxanne Shante returns as the show co-host that will be taped live for national television broadcast at ...
BET Hip Hop Awards 2016 Winners: The Complete List
E Online  –  October 5, 2016
May we have the winners please? While some Americans were watching the Vice-Presidential debate Tuesday night, BET was celebrating a popular musical genre at the 2016 BET Hip Hop Awards. While the show was filmed back in September at the Cobb Energy ...
State Property ‘2016 BET Hip-Hop Awards’ Cypher  –  October 5, 2016
One of the unique parts of the BET Hip-Hop Awards every year is of course the cyphers which take place. There should be some good groups throughout the night and the first is State Property. Check out Beanie Sigel, Freeway, Peedi Peedi, Neef Buck and ...
Check Out The 2016 BET Hip-Hop Awards Cyphers and Performances
Complex  –  October 5, 2016
With DJ Khaled as the host, the 2016 BET Hip-Hop Awards are sure to deliver plenty of memorable moments. But there’s no doubt that the highlight of tonight’s broadcast will be the stacked lineup of performances as well as the ever-popular cypher showcase.
BET Hip Hop Awards 2016 Cyphers, Host And Performers: 7 Things To Know About The Show
International Business Times  –  October 4, 2016
On Oct. 4, BET will air the 2016 Hip Hop Awards. Honoring the best in hip-hop, the ceremony will include a number of awards, performances and the always popular cyphers. Before the awards air, here are seven things to know about the show. 1. DJ Khaled Is ...

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