Tonight is the night to celebrate the best of hip hop!
If you’re into vibrant rap verses, soulful tunes, and head-nodding beats, then you’re in for a treat. It’s time for the annual BET Hip Hop Awards, a night where the genius of artists who’ve taken the music industry by storm are celebrated.
The BET Hip Hop Awards 2023 recognizes the genre’s present-day artists through awards and performances while honoring original innovators who made everything possible.
This year’s electrifying show airs tonight, October 10, at 9 p.m. EST. Expect to be serenaded by showstopping performances from GloRilla, the sensational Sexyy Red, the legendary Ludacris, and more!
Here’s What You Need to Know:
Hosting Vibes: The dynamic Fat Joe, best known for the banger “Lean Back,” is gracing the stage as host yet again! Ready for some classic Bronx energy?
Nominee Spotlight: Among the glittering lineup are Latto, Burna Boy, Lil Uzi Vert, and Coi Leray. But leading the pack? 21 Savage and Cardi B, rocking with 12 nominations each! Special shoutout to the collabs – can’t wait to see if “God Did” or “Put It On Da Floor Again” takes the win.
Performance Central: From the invigorating Fiveo Foreign to the iconic Ludacris, the stage is set to be on! And, hats off to hip-hop’s unsung heroes – legendary producers like Timbaland, Swizz Beatz, and Marley Marl will be in the spotlight.
Take a look at a few of the top categories and nominees.
Hip Hop Artist of the Year
Lil Uzi Vert
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
And there will be much, much more to see tonight! Which part of the show are you most looking forward to? Let us know in the comments below.