Burna Boy makes history, bags seven BET Hip-Hop Awards nominations, see full list

Burna Boy, a Grammy-winning musician Nigerian musician, gets seven nominations for the 2023 BET Hip-Hop Awards.

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Together with DJ Khaled, the self-proclaimed African Giant is nominated for the third-most awards, behind Cardi B and 21 Savage, who each have twelve nominations, and Drake, who has nine.

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Burna Boy made headlines for another reason: he was the first African musician to receive a nomination for Artiste of the Year at the BET Hip-Hop Awards. He will face off against artists like Drake, Cardi B, 21 Savage, J.Cole, Kendrick Lamar, and others in this category.

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He is also up for Song of the Year for “Sittin’ On Top Of The World” with 21 Savage, Best Hip-Hop Video, Best Collaboration, Best Live Performer, Lyricist of the Year, and Hustler of the Year.

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Since the Best International Flow category was established in 2019, this is the first time no Nigerian rapper has been nominated.

Notable nominees in the Best International Flow category included South African rappers K.O. and AKA, Zambian artist Sampa The Great, and Ghanaian rapper Black Sherif.

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The 2023 BET Hip-Hop Awards will be broadcast in Atlanta on October 3 and will air on BET at 9 p.m. ET/PT the following week on October 10.

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SEE FULL LIST BELOW;

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BEST HIP HOP VIDEO

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JUST WANNA ROCK LIL UZI VERT

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PLAYERS (DJ SMALLZ 732 – JERSEY CLUB REMIX) COI LERAY

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PUT IT ON DA FLOOR AGAIN LATTO FEAT. CARDI B

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SHAKE SUMN DABABY

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SITTIN’ ON TOP OF THE WORLD BURNA BOY FEAT. 21 SAVAGE

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SPIN BOUT U DRAKE & 21 SAVAGE

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TOMORROW 2 GLORILLA & CARDI B

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BEST COLLABORATION

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ALL MY LIFE LIL DURK FEAT. J. COLE

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GOD DID DJ KHALED FEAT. RICK ROSS,
LIL WAYNE, JAY-Z,
JOHN LEGEND & FRIDAYY

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PLAYERS (DJ SAIGE REMIX) COI LERAY FEAT. BUSTA RHYMES

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PRINCESS DIANA ICE SPICE & NICKI MINAJ

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PUT IT ON DA FLOOR AGAIN LATTO FEAT. CARDI B

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SITTIN’ ON TOP OF THE WORLD BURNA BOY FEAT. 21 SAVAGE

TOMORROW 2 GLORILLA & CARDI B

BEST DUO OR GROUP

CITY GIRLS

DJ DRAMA & JEEZY

DRAKE & 21 SAVAGE

EARTHGANG

LARRY JUNE & THE ALCHEMIST

QUAVO & TAKEOFF

RAE SREMMURD

BEST LIVE PERFORMER

BURNA BOY

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BUSTA RHYMES

CARDI B

COI LERAY

DABABY

DRAKE

KENDRICK LAMAR

MEGAN THEE STALLION

LYRICIST OF THE YEAR

21 SAVAGE

ANDRÉ 3000

BURNA BOY

CARDI B

CONWAY THE MACHINE

DRAKE

J. COLE

KENDRICK LAMAR

VIDEO DIRECTOR OF THE YEAR

ANDERSON .PAAK

COLE BENNETT

COLIN TILLEY

DABABY & REEL GOATS

DAVE FREE & KENDRICK LAMAR

DAVE MEYERS

TRAVIS SCOTT

SONG OF THE YEAR

ALL MY LIFE LIL DURK FEAT. J. COLE

GOD DID DJ KHALED FEAT. RICK ROSS, LIL WAYNE, JAY-Z , JOHN LEGEND & FRIDAYY

JUST WANNA ROCK LIL UZI VERT

PLAYERS COI LERAY

PUT IT ON DA FLOOR AGAIN LATTO FEAT. CARDI B

RICH FLEX DRAKE & 21 SAVAGE

SITTIN’ ON TOP OF THE WORLD BURNA BOY FEAT. 21 SAVAGE

TOMORROW 2 GLORILLA & CARDI B

HIP HOP ALBUM OF THE YEAR

ANYWAYS, LIFE’S GREAT… GLORILLA

COI COI LERAY

GOD DID DJ KHALED

HER LOSS DRAKE & 21 SAVAGE

HEROES & VILLAINS METRO BOOMIN

JACKMAN. JACK HARLOW

PINK TAPE LIL UZI VERT

TRAUMAZINE MEGAN THEE STALLION

HIP HOP ARTIST OF THE YEAR

21 SAVAGE

BURNA BOY

CARDI B

DRAKE

GLORILLA

J. COLE

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