BET Networks Announces 2008 Hip-Hop Awards to Air on Oct. 23rd at 8pm.

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BET Networks today announced the outstanding list of nominees for the annual BET HIP HOP AWARDS. Leading the pack is the “Lollipop man” Lil’ Wayne with an astounding 12 nominations, followed by Kanye West with 8 nods and Jay Z with 6 nods. There is no comparison. This years’ BET HIP HOP AWARDS will be the preeminent hip-hop event of the season! Hosted by the one and only Katt Williams, the awards will tape on Saturday, October 18 at the Boisfeuillet Jones Atlanta Civic Center and premiere on the network on Thursday, October 23 at 8:00 p.m.*


Best Hip Hop Video
David Banner f/ Chris Brown and Yung Joc – Get Like Me
Common – I Want You
DJ Khaled f/ Young Jeezy, Ludacris, Busta Rhymes, Big Boi, Lil Wayne, Fat Joe, Birdman and Rick Ross – I’m So Hood (The Remix)
Lil’ Wayne f/ Static – Lollipop
Snoop Dogg – Sensual Seduction
Kanye West f/ T-Pain – Good Life

Best Hip Hop Collabo
David Banner f/ Chris Brown and Yung Joc – Get Like Me
DJ Khaled f/ Young Jeezy, Ludacris, Busta Rhymes, Big Boi, Lil Wayne, Fat Joe, Birdman and Rick Ross – I’m So Hood (The Remix)
Flo Rida f/ T-Pain – Low
Plies f/ Ne-Yo – Bust It Baby Pt. 2
Kanye West f/ T-Pain – Good Life

Best Live Performer
Busta Rhymes
Jay-Z
Lil’ Wayne
T.I.
Kanye West

Lyricist of the Year
Jay-Z
Lil’ Wayne
Nas
T.I.
Kanye West

Video Director of the Year
Gil Green
R. Malcolm Jones
Rage
Chris Robinson
Hype Williams

Producer of the Year
Akon
Bangladesh
David Banner
J.R. Rotem
The Runners

MVP of the Year
DJ Khaled
Jay-Z
Lil’ Wayne
T.I.
Kanye West

Track of the Year
A Milli – Lil’ Wayne produced by Bangladesh
Dey Know – Shawty Lo produced by Balis Beatz
Good Life – Kanye West f/ T-Pain produced by Kanye West and DJ Toomp
Lollipop – Lil’ Wayne f/ Static produced by Jim Jonsin & Deezle
Roc Boys (And the Winner Is) – Jay-Z produced by Sean Combs & The Hitmen

CD of the Year
Jay-Z – American Gangster
Lil’ Wayne – Tha Carter III
Lupe Fiasco – Lupe Fiasco’s “The Cool”
Nas – Untitled
Kanye West – Graduation

Rookie of the Year
Ace Hood
Flo Rida
Maino
Rocko
Shawty Lo

DJ of the Year
DJ Drama
DJ Felli Fel
DJ Khaled
DJ Tony Neal
DJ Greg Street

Hustler of the Year
50 Cent
DJ Khaled
Jay-Z
Lil’ Wayne
P. Diddy

Alltel Wireless People’s Champ Nominees
Lil’ Wayne – A Milli
Lupe Fiasco f/ Matthew Santos – Superstar
Plies f/ Ne-Yo – Bust It Baby Pt. 2
Rick Ross f/ Nelly and Avery Storm – Here I Am
Young Jeezy f/ Kanye West – Put On
Yung Berg f/ Casha – The Business

Hottest Hip Hop Ringtone of the Year
Flo Rida f/ T-Pain – Low
Lil’ Wayne f/ Static – Lollipop
Plies f/ Ne-Yo – Bust It Baby Pt. 2
Rocko – Umma Do Me
Yung Berg f/ Casha – The Business

Best UK Hip Hop Act
Chipmunk
Dizzee Rascal
Ghetto
Giggs
Skepta
Wiley

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