With less than a month away, this year's BET Hip-Hop Awards nominees are out. For a second year in a row Drake leads the nominations list, this time getting 12 nods for the 10th annual awards show. Last year Drake had eight nominations. Drake released his platinum-selling mixtape/album If You're Reading This It's Too Late earlier this year and had 14 songs simultaneously placed on the Billboard Hot 100 chart, tying a record set by The Beatles in 1964. Big Sean earned 10 nominations and Nicki Minaj scored nine nods. Kendrick Lamar and J. Cole each got eight nominations. 2015 BET Hip-Hop Awards tapes on Oct. 9 at the Boisfeuillet Jones Atlanta Civic Center and airs Oct. 13. Snoop Dogg will once again be the host of the show. Here's a recap of reactions, performances and cyphers from last year's award show.

Check out the nominees below:

Best Hip-Hop Video

Big Sean featuring Chris Brown & Ty Dolla $Ign - "Play No Games"|
Big Sean featuring Drake & Kanye West - "Blessings"
Fetty Wap - "Trap Queen"
Kendrick Lamar - "Alright"
Nicki Minaj featuring Beyoncé - "Feeling Myself"

Best Collabo, Duo or Group

Big Sean featuring Drake & Kanye West - "Blessings"
Big Sean featuring E-40 - "Idfwu"
Fetty Wap featuring Monty - "My Way"
Nicki Minaj featuring Beyoncé - "Feeling Myself"
Nicki Minaj featuring Drake & Lil Wayne - "Truffle Butter"

Best Live Performer

J. Cole
Kanye West
Kendrick Lamar
Nicki Minaj

Lyricist of the Year

Big Sean
J. Cole
Kendrick Lamar
Nicki Minaj

Video Director of the Year

Alan Ferguson
Benny Boom
Chris Robinson/Lil Chris
Colin Tilley
Director X

DJ of the Year

DJ Drama
DJ Envy
DJ Esco
DJ Khaled
DJ Mustard

Producer of the Year

DJ Mustard
J. Cole
Kanye West
Mike Will Made-It
Pharrell Williams

MVP of the Year

Big Sean
J. Cole
Kendrick Lamar
Nicki Minaj

Track Of The Year

"Alright" - Produced By Pharrell Williams & Sounwave (Kendrick Lamar)
"Blessings" - Produced By Boi-1da & Vinylz (Big Sean FEATURING Drake & Kanye West)
"Commas" - Produced By Dj Spinz & Southside (Future)
"Idfwu" - Produced By Dj Dahi, Dj Mustard, Kanye West & Key Wane (Big Sean FEATURING E-40)
"Trap Queen" - Produced By Tony Fadd (Fetty Wap)

Album Of The Year

Big Sean - "Dark Sky Paradise"
Drake - "If You're Reading This It's Too Late"
J. Cole - "2014 Forest Hills Drive"
Kendrick Lamar - "To Pimp A Butterfly"
Nicki Minaj - "The Pinkprint"
Wale - "The Album About Nothing"

Who Blew Up Award

Bobby Shmurda
Dej Loaf
Fetty Wap
Rae Sremmurd

Hustler Of The Year

Dr. Dre
J. Cole
Jay Z
Nicki Minaj

Made-You-Look Award (Best Hip-Hop Style)

A$Ap Rocky
Dej Loaf
Kanye West
Nicki Minaj

Best Hip Hop Online Site


Best Club Banger

Big Sean featuring E-40 - "Idfwu" (Produced By Dj Dahi, Dj Mustard, Kanye West & Key Wane)
Dej Loaf - "Try Me" (Produced By Dds)
Fetty Wap - "Trap Queen" (Produced By Tony Fadd)
Future - "Commas" (Produced By Dj Spinz & Southside)
Rich Homie Quan - "Flex" (Ooh, Ooh, Ooh) (Produced By Dj Spinz & Nitti Beatz)

Best Mixtape

Future - 56 Nights
Future - Beast Mode
Future - Monster
Lil Wayne - Sorry 4 The Wait 2
Travis Scott - Days Before Rodeo

Sweet 16: Best Featured Verse

Drake - "Blessings" (Big Sean Featuring Drake & Kanye West)
Drake - "My Way Remix" (Fetty Wap Featuring Drake)
E-40 - "Idfwu" (Big Sean Featuring E-40)
Kendrick Lamar - "Classic Man Remix" (Jidenna featuring Kendrick Lamar)
Lil Wayne - "Truffle Butter" (Nicki Minaj featuring Drake & Lil Wayne)

Impact Track

Big Sean featuring Kanye West & John Legend - "One Man Can Change The World"
Common & John Legend - "Glory" (From The Motion Picture "Selma")
J. Cole - "Apparently"
J. Cole - "Be Free"
Kendrick Lamar - "Alright"

People's Champ Award

Big Sean featuring Drake & Kanye West - "Blessings"
Fetty Wap - "Trap Queen"
Future - "Commas"
Kendrick Lamar - "I"
Rae Sremmurd - "No Type"
Rich Homie Quan - "Flex (Ooh, Ooh, Ooh)"