BET has released the nomination for the 2022 BET Hip-Hop Awards with Nigerian music stars, Burna Boy and Tems, being selected in the program slated to hold on Friday, September 30, 2022 in Atlanta, United States.
The nomination list, released on Monday, by BET honored the past year in hip hop music across 17 categories and was compiled by a voting academy of esteemed music industry insiders.
Burna Boy got a nomination in the Video Director of the Year category for his self-directed music video, Last Last. At the same time, Tems earned three nominations for her feature in Future’s ‘Wait For U’
other notable winners includes; Drake, Kanye West and Kendrick Lamar leading the pack.
Drake earned 14 nominations in categories such as Lyricist of the Year, Hip Hop Album of the Year (Certified Lover Boy) and Best Live Performer.
Kanye West, on the other hand, reeled in 10 nods for his work on Donda and Cardi B’s “Hot Shit” featuring Lil Durk, which is up for Song of the Year.
Meanwhile, Kendrick earned nine nominations in the Best Live Performer, Lyricist of the Year, Hip Hop Album of the Year (Mr. Morale and the Big Steppers), Hip Hop Artist of the Year, Impact Track (two), Video Director of the Year, Best Hip Hop Video and Best Collaboration categories.
Writing by Julian Osamoto; Editing by Adeniyi Bakare