Nobody’s Safe: Mike Epps & The BET Hip-Hop Awards

Mike Epps Named Host, Says He’s Going to Tear Kreayshawn up…


The 2011 BET Hip Hop Awards nominations were announced yesterday on 106 & Park with Lil’ Wayne leading the way with a whopping 18 nominations, including MVP of the Year, Performer of the Year and Lyricist of the Year. Kanye West was nominated for 10 awards and Wiz Khalifa garnered 9 nominations.

Comedian Mike Epps was named the host of the biggest Hip Hop Awards show on television and told AllHipHop.com that he had some great skits and jokes in store for the show.

‘I’m talking about everybody, in a good way though cause everybody family,” said Mike Epps. “I’m tearing Kreayshawn’s a** up.”

AllHipHop.com was in the house during the nomination ceremony and got a chance to chat with new talent Big K.R.I.T. who is nominated for 3 awards including Rookie of the Year as well as chopped it up with Meek Mill who will be featured in the BET Cypher. President of BET Networks Stephen Hill also explained the importance of the BET Hip Hop Awards.


YOUTUBE LINK – http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1X4vfC5jAy4

The BET Hip Hop Awards 2011 will premiere on Tuesday, October 11 at 8:00pm EST. Below is the full list of nominees.

2011 LIST OF NOMINEES:


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


AllHipHop.com
bossip.com
nahright.com
RapRadar.com
WorldStarhiphop.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

Spotted @ AllHipHop.com

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