BET Hip Hop Awards 2017

BET Hip Hop Awards 2017

October 6, 2017
October 6, 2017
Miami Beach
Miami Beach


The 2017 BET Hip Hop Awards are set to take place October 6 at the Fillmore Miami Beach at Jackie Gleason Theater in Miami Beach, Florida, and will air October 10. The nominations were announced on September 15, 2017.

Kendrick Lamar, DJ Khaled, and Cardi B lead the BET Hip-Hop Awards 2017 with nine nominations apiece. Kendrick and Cardi B will vie for MVP of the Year, Single of the Year, Hustler of the Year, and Best Hip-Hop Video. Meanwhile, Khaled is out for the crown in the DJ of the Year, Best Hip-Hop Video, and Producer of the Year categories.[1]

JAY-Z and Chance the Rapper are tied for the second-most nominations with five nods each. Both are nominated in categories like Lyricist of the Year, MVP of the Year, and Impact Track. Elsewhere, Future and Migos received four nominations apiece.[2][3]

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Cardi B
Kendrick Lamar
bornJune 17, 1987
DJ Khaled
bornNovember 26, 1975

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Khaled Mohamed "DJ" Khaled (born November 26, 1975),[1] is an American record producer, radio personality, DJ, record label executive, and author. He previously went by the name Arab Attack, but changed it after the 9/11 attacks, as he did not want to appear insensitive.[2] He was a radio host for the Miami-based urban music radio station WEDR "99 Jamz" 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 and Me, Myself, & I by Fat Joe.[3]

In 2006, Khaled released his debut studio 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.[4] Khaled released his eighth studio album, I Changed a Lot, on October 23, 2015. In July 2016 he released his ninth studio album Major Key, and on June 23, 2017, his tenth studio album, Grateful, was released.

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Belcalis Almanzar[1] (born October 11, 1992), professionally known as Cardi B, is an American hip hop recording artist, as well as a television and social media personality. Born and raised in the Bronx borough of New York City, she first received public attention as an exotic dancer, and coupled with her “no filter attitude,"[2][3] through Instagram[4][5] she became an internet celebrity. She continued to gain more recognition in 2015, after becoming a regular cast member of the VH1 reality television series Love & Hip Hop: New York. In February 2017, Cardi B signed her first solo record deal with Atlantic Records. Cardi B continued to rise to prominence in August 2017, when her commercial debut single "Bodak Yellow", reached the top 3 of the US Billboard Hot 100 chart.[6] It also reached number 1 on the Hot Rap Songs chart, number 2 on the Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs, and number 3 on the R&B/Hip-Hop Airplay chart.[7][8][9]



Single of the Year Nominees5

Album of the Year Nominees5

Best New Hip Hop Artist Nominees5

Lyricist of the Year Nominees5

Best Hip Hop Video Nominees5

Best Collaboration Nominees5

MVP of the Year Nominees5

Producer of the Year Nominees8

Hustler of the Year Nominees6

Best Mixtape Nominees5

Impact Track Nominees6

Video Director of the Year Nominees6

DJ of the Year Nominees5

Hot Ticket Performer Nominees5

Made-You-Look Award Nominees5

Miami Beach Convention Center
The Miami Beach Convention Center (originally the Miami Beach Exhibition Hall) is a convention center located in Miami Beach, Florida. Opening in 1958, the venue is composed of four exhibition halls, two ballrooms and a concert venue.

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Eminem issues harsh criticism of Trump in 2017 BET Hip Hop Awards cypher
  –  October 11, 2017
MIAMI BEACH, Fla. — The 2017 BET Hip Hop Awards show was taped live Friday at The Fillmore Miami Beach, but is airing Tuesday. Cardi B, Migos, and host DJ Khaled are among the nominees expected to perform when the show airs. Here’s where and how to ...
Here's a List of the 2017 BET Hip Hop Awards Winners
  –  October 11, 2017
Back in September, BET released the nominees for their 2017 Hip Hop Awards, which was headlined by nine nominations each for Kendrick Lamar, Cardi B and DJ Khaled. Now, almost a month later, we'll be able to see who the winners are when the show airs ...
BET Hip Hop Awards 2017: The winners list
  –  October 11, 2017
(CNN)The BET Hip Hop Awards 2017 delivered plenty of buzzy moments ... The night belonged to Cardi B and Kendrick Lamar, who each took home a few awards. Here are the nominees and the winners: Album of the Year DJ Khaled, "Grateful" Future, "Future ...
2017 BET Hip Hop Awards winners; Eminem calls out Trump in Hip Hop Awards Cypher
  –  October 11, 2017
Miami Beach, FL – To much anticipation, the 2017 BET Hip Hop Awards aired tonight with host DJ Khaled leading ... Click the jump link below for a full lt of nominees and winners.
Move over, Lauryn Hill. Chart topper Cardi B just bumped your record
  –  October 9, 2017
The outspoken “Cheap Ass Weave” singer will be attending the BET Hip Hop Awards 2017at The Fillmore Miami Beach at Jackie Gleason Theater. The music industry newbie will join fellow nominees along with Miami’s DJ Khaled, who hosts. Taping was held ...
Photos- BET Hip Hop Awards 2017 Green Carpet in Miami, FL !
  –  October 7, 2017
Additionally, ‘Best New Hip-Hop Artist’ Award nominees include industry newcomers Cardi B, Playboi Carti, Aminé, Kodak Black, and Tee Grizzley. BET “Hip Hop Awards” 2017 heads to Miami on Friday, October 6, 2017 at its new venue, The Fillmore ...
Watch BET Hip Hop Awards Green Carpet: Live Stream The Arrivals Online Free
  –  October 6, 2017
Who’s ready for the BET Hip Hop Awards? The show, which is being hosted by DJ Khaled ... Watch behind-the-scenes interviews with this year’s hottest artists, get the scoop on nominees, and don’t miss a beat this Oct. 6 at 6:30PM ET—streaming ...
Cardi B Among Top Nominees of 2017 BET Hip Hop Awards
  –  September 15, 2017
Breakout 2017 rapper Cardi B is getting some more major recognition. The "Bodak Yellow" star earned a whopping nine nominations for this year's BET Hip Hop Awards, including Single of the Year, Best New Hip-Hop Artist and MVP of the Year. Cardi B was ...
2017 BET Hip Hop Awards Nominees: Kendrick Lamar, Cardi B & More
  –  September 14, 2017
Rap game newbie Cardi B has a lot to be proud off, as the “Bodak Yellow” rapper joins Hip Hop staples Kendrick Lamar and DJ Khaled as lead nominees for the 2017 BET Hip Hop Awards, tied with nine nods each. Cardi, Lamar and Khaled share several ...
BET Hip Hop Awards: DJ Khaled, Kendrick Lamar, Cardi B Top Nominees
  –  September 14, 2017
Jay-Z and Chance the Rapper also score five nominations apiece as the annual ceremony moves to Miami. Newcomer Cardi B joins Kendrick Lamar and DJ Khaled as the lead nominees for the BET Hip Hop Awards 2017, tied with nine nominations each. In addition ...

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