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Kendrick Lamar Leads BET Hip Hop Awards '13 Nominations With 14, Host Snoop Announces Full List On "106 & Park"

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Snoop Lion hit up "106 & Park" last night to reveal all the 2013 BET Hip Hop Award nominations with hostsBow Wow & Angela Simmons.  Check out who's running the noms inside....

Last night on "106 & PARK", BET Networks announced Uncle Snoop as the host of the BET HIP HOP AWARDS '13 taping Saturday, September 28th back in the ATL.  So you already know the Atlanta Civic Center will be up in smoke that whole weekend.

Snoop said about his new hosting gig:

"I'm excited to be hosting this year's 'BET Hip Hop Awards 2013.'  We're going to have fun this year and I will make it a show to remember, ya dig?! I'll be giving a ton of surprises, showcasing my exclusive GGN News clips and bringing all my nieces and nephews to the stage for an exciting night of hip-hop."

This is the 8th year for the Hip Hop Awards and Snoop promised that this year's show will be a true tribute to real hip hop culture.  We shall see...

As for who will be bringing home all the Award Show bacon this year?  Looks like Drake & Kendrick Lamarwill indeed rack up.  The "Poetic Justice" rapper led the nominations with 14, Drizzy followed with 13 andJ.Cole received 10.  As for the ladies, Nicki Minaj joins the boys' club with 1 nomination.

The Awards premiere on BET on Tuesday, October 15, 2013 at 8:00 P.M.   And they will also air on Friday, October 18th on BET's international network in the UK and Africa.

Three-time nominee Trinidad James came on to talk about his nods.

Check out the comprehensive list of nominees below.  Who ya got?!

Best Hip Hop Video
A$AP Rocky f/ Drake, 2 Chainz & Kendrick Lamar - Problems
B.o.B f/ T.I. & Juicy J - We Still In This
J. Cole f/ Miguel - Power Trip
Drake - Started From The Bottom
Kendrick Lamar - Don't Kill My Vibe

Reese's Perfect Combo Award (Best Collabo, Duo or Group)
Ace Hood f/ Rick Ross & Future - Bugatti
A$AP Rocky f/ Drake, 2 Chainz & Kendrick Lamar - Problems
J. Cole f/ Miguel - Power Trip
French Montana f/ Rick Ross, Drake & Lil Wayne - Pop That
Kendrick Lamar f/ Drake - Poetic Justice
Wale f/ Tiara Thomas - Bad

Best Live Performer
2 Chainz
J. Cole
JAY Z
Kendrick Lamar
Kanye West

Lyricist of the Year
J. Cole
Drake
JAY Z
Kendrick Lamar
Wale

Video Director of the Year
A$AP Rocky & A$AP Ferg
Benny Boom
Director X
Dre Films
Hype Williams

DJ of the Year
DJ Drama
DJ Envy
DJ Funkmaster Flex
DJ Khaled
DJ Scream

Producer of the Year
J. Cole
Hit-Boy
DJ Mustard
Mike WiLL Made It
Pharrell Williams

MVP of the Year
2 Chainz
J. Cole
Drake
JAY Z
Kendrick Lamar

Track of the Year
Power Trip - Produced by J. Cole (J. Cole f/ Miguel)
Problems - Produced by Noah "40" Shebib (A$AP Rocky f/ Drake, 2 Chainz & Kendrick Lamar)
Don't Kill My Vibe - Produced by Sounwave (Kendrick Lamar)
Bugatti - Produced by Mike WiLL Made It (Ace Hood f/ Rick Ross & Future)
Started From The Bottom - Produced by Mike Zombie & Noah "40" Shebib (Drake)

Album of the Year
J. Cole - Born Sinner
JAY Z - Magna Carta Holy Grail
Kendrick Lamar - good kid, m.A.A.d city
Nas - Life Is Good
Wale - The Gifted

Who New? Rookie of the Year
Action Bronson
A$AP Ferg
Earl Sweatshirt
Joey Bada$$
Trinidad Jame$

Hustler of the Year
Diddy
JAY Z
Kendrick Lamar
T.I.
Kanye West

Made-You-Look Award
2 Chainz
A$AP Rocky
JAY Z
Kendrick Lamar
Nicki Minaj
Kanye West

Best Hip Hop Online Site
Allhiphop.com
Complex.com
GlobalGrind.com
RapRadar.com
WorldStarHipHop.com

Best Club Banger
Ace Hood f/ Rick Ross & Future - Bugatti (Produced by Mike WiLL Made It)
A$AP Rocky f/ Drake, 2 Chainz & Kendrick Lamar - Problems (Produced by Noah "40" Shebib)
Drake - Started From The Bottom (Produced by Mike Zombie & Noah "40" Shebib)
French Montana f/ Rick Ross, Drake & Lil Wayne - Pop That (Produced by Lee on the Beats)
Trinidad Jame$ - All Gold Everything (Produced by M.e. (Devon Gallaspy)

Best Mixtape
Big Sean - Detroit
Chance The Rapper - Acid Rap
Travi$ Scott - Owl Pharaoh
Stalley - Honest Cowboy
Trinidad Jame$ - Don't Be S.A.F.E.

Sweet 16 (Best Featured Verse)
Diddy - Same Damn Time (Remix) (Future f/ Diddy & Ludacris)
Drake - Versace (Remix) (Migos f/ Drake)
Future - Bugatti (Ace Hood f/ Rick Ross & Future)
Kendrick Lamar - Problems (A$AP Rocky f/ Drake, 2 Chainz & Kendrick Lamar)
Wiz Khalifa - U.O.E.N.O. (Remix) (Rocko f/ Future & Wiz Khalifa)

Impact Track
J. Cole f/ TLC - Crooked Smile
JAY Z f/ Justin Timberlake - Holy Grail
Macklemore & Ryan Lewis - Same Love
Wale f/ Sam Dew - LoveHate Thing
Kanye West - BLKKK SKKKNHEAD

BET.com Voting
To vote, head over to BET.com/PeoplesChamp
People's Champ Award
A$AP Rocky f/ Drake, 2 Chainz & Kendrick Lamar - Problems
J. Cole f/ Miguel - Power Trip
Drake - Started From The Bottom
Kendrick Lamar - Don't Kill My Vibe
Macklemore & Ryan Lewis f/ Mary Lambert - Can't Hold Us
 

Photo: Byron Edwards/BET Networks

 

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