Kanye West leads the pack this year for the 2009 BET Hip Hop Awards, Jay-Z and Lil Wayne tie for 2nd with 7 nods a piece.
BET added 2 new categories including, “Made-You-Look Award (Best Hip Hop Style)” and “Best Hip-Hop Blog Site”.
West Coast vet Ice Cube will be honored with the “I AM HIP-HOP” Icon Award for his contributions to the game.

The show will be taped in Atlanta and premieres on BET Tuesday, October 27 at 8:00 p.m.

Did your favorite rapper get nominated? Check out the nominations below:

Best Hip-Hop Collabo
Jim Jones & Ron Browz f/ Juelz Santana – Pop Champagne
Lil Wayne f/ Bobby Valentino – Mrs. Officer
Rick Ross f/ John Legend – Magnificent
T.I. f/ Rihanna – Live Your Life
Young Jeezy f/ Kanye West – Put On

Best Live Performer
Busta Rhymes
Jay-Z
Lil Wayne
T.I.
Kanye West

Lyricist of the Year
Drake
Eminem
Jay-Z
Lil Wayne
Kanye West

Video Director of the Year
Gil Green
Anthony Mandler
Mr. Boomtown
Chris Robinson
Hype Williams

Producer of the Year
Ron Browz
Cool & Dre
Tha Bizness
T-Pain
Kanye West

Track of the Year
Day “N” Nite – Kid Cudi
D.O.A. (Death of Auto Tune) – Jay-Z
Every Girl – Young Money (Lil Wayne, Drake, Jae Mills, Gudda Gudda & Mack Maine)
Live Your Life – T.I. f/ Rihanna
Turn My Swag On – Soulja Boy Tell’em

CD of the Year
Eminem – Relapse
Q-Tip – The Renaissance
T.I. – Paper Trail
Kanye West – 808 & Heartbreak
Young Jeezy – The Recession

Rookie of the Year
B.O.B.
Dorrough
Drake
Kid Cudi
Wale

Best Hip-Hop Video
Dorrough – Ice Cream Paint Job
Eminem – We Made You
Jay-Z – D.O.A. (Death of Auto Tune)
Kid Cudi – Day “N” Nite
T.I. f/ Rihanna – Live Your Life

MVP of the Year
Drake
Jay-Z
Lil Wayne
T.I.
Kanye West

DJ of the Year
DJ AM
DJ Drama
DJ Khaled
DJ Tony Neal
DJ Greg Street

Hustler of the Year
Diddy
Drake
Jay-Z
Lil Wayne
Kanye West

Made-You-Look Award (Best Hip-Hop Style)
Jay-Z
Kid Cudi
Lil Wayne
Soulja Boy Tell’em
Kanye West

Best Hip-Hop Blog Site
All Hip Hop
Nah Right
SOHH
This Is 50
World Star Hip Hop

People’s Champ (Viewers Choice)
Dorrough – Ice Cream Paint Job
Fabolous f/ The-Dream – Throw It In The Bag
Kid Cudi – Day “N” Nite
Soulja Boy Tell’em – Turn My Swag On
Kanye West f/ Young Jeezy – Amazing


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