Kanye West nominated for 17 BET awards
17 BET nominations, not bad Kanye, not bad.
Kanye West has been nominated for an astonishing 17 BET Hip Hop Awards - There are only 18 categories!
The feisty rapper took the majority share of honours when the nominees for the annual music ceremony were announced on Wednesday (12.09.12).
West will compete in categories including Producer of the Year, Director of the Year, Hustler of the Year and Lyricist of the Year, for which he will face stiff competition from Jay-Z.
The duo’s hit song N**gas in Paris is up for Track of The Year and Best Club Banger, while West was nominated twice in the Best Live Performer category – as a solo act and also with partner Jay-Z.
Other multiple nominees include 2 Chainz and Drake. For a full list of nominees visit www.bet.com.
The ceremony, which will be hosted for the third time by comedian Mike Epps, will air in the US on 9 October.
The BET Awards were established in 2001 by the Black Entertainment Television network to celebrate African Americans and other minorities in music.
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