Cardi B, Lil Durk, and Megan Thee Stallion lead the nominations for the 2021 BET Hip Hop Award with nine nods each. Drake is in second place with eight nods.
Tyler, the Creator and Metro Boomin are tied for third-most nominations with four nods each.
They are followed by 21 Savage, DJ Khaled, J. Cole and Pooh Shiesty with three nods each, and Bia, Chris Brown, Doja Cat, Jay Z, Lil Nas X, Migos, Nicki Minaj, Roddy Ricch, Saweetie, Young Thug and Yung Bleu with two nods each.
Migos is the only group or duo with two more more nominations.
Cardi B, Drake, J. Cole, Lil Baby, Megan Thee Stallion and Tyler, the Creator are the nominees for hip hop artist of the year.
As previously announced, the 2021 BET Hip Hop Awards will be taped at the Cobb Energy Performing Arts Centre in Atlanta on Friday, Oct. 1 and will premiere on BET on Tuesday, Oct. 5.