T.I. Grabs Nine BET Award Nominations
The nominees have been announced for the second annual BET Hip-Hop Awards and Atlanta’s T.I. leads the pack with an astonishing nine nominations. The Grand Hustle boss picked up nods for Best Collabo, Best Live Performance, Lyricist of the Year, MVP, Track of the Year, CD of the Year, Hustler of the Year, Best Ringtone and Viewer’s Choice. Lil Wayne and Kanye West land right behind Tip with seven and six nominations respectively. Both are nominated in categories such as Best Live Performance, Lyricist of the Year and MVP. Other artists with multiple nominations in various categories include Common with five, Jay-Z with four and Ludacris and 50 Cent with three each. KRS-One will also be honored during the ceremony with the “I Am Hip-Hop” award. The show will be hosted by comedian Katt Williams at Atlanta’s Civic Center on October 13, and will air on October 17.