XXL Awards 2022 Nominees

XXL Awards 2022 Nominees

Now it's time for the XXL Awards Board Members to vote. They will be selecting the winners for 11 categories while the fans vote for their favorite rapper of the year in the 12th category, The People's Champ.
Voting ends Fri., Jan. 14 at 11:59 p.m. EST.

Artist of the Year

  • Doja Cat
  • Drake
  • J. Cole
  • Kanye West
  • Nas
  • Tyler, The Creator
  • YoungBoy Never Broke Again

Album of the Year

  • Doja Cat's Planet Her
  • Drake's Certified Lover Boy
  • J. Cole's The Off-Season
  • Kanye West's Donda
  • Moneybagg Yo's A Gangsta’s Pain
  • Nas' King's Disease II
  • Tyler, The Creator's Call Me If You Get Lost

Song of the Year

  • Baby Keem's “Family Ties” ft. Kendrick Lamar
  • DJ Khaled's “Every Chance I Get” ft. Lil Durk, Lil Baby
  • Drake's “Way 2 Sexy” ft. Future, Young Thug
  • Kanye West's “Off the Grid” ft. Playboi Carti, Fivio Foreign
  • Moneybagg Yo's “Time Today”
  • Polo G's “Rapstar”
  • Tyler, The Creator’s “Wusyaname” ft. YoungBoy Never Broke Again, Ty Dolla Sign

Male Rapper of the Year

  • Drake
  • J. Cole
  • Kanye West
  • Lil Baby
  • Moneybagg Yo
  • Nas
  • Tyler, The Creator

Female Rapper of the Year

  • Cardi B
  • Coi Leray
  • Doja Cat
  • Latto
  • Megan Thee Stallion
  • Nicki Minaj
  • Saweetie

Best New Artist of the Year

  • BLXST
  • Coi Leray
  • Flo Milli
  • EST Gee
  • Morray
  • Pooh Shiesty
  • 42 Dugg

Lyricist of the Year

  • Isaiah Rashad
  • J. Cole
  • Lil Baby
  • Nas
  • Tyler, The Creator
  • Vince Staples
  • Westside Gunn

Producer of the Year

  • Cardo
  • Hit-Boy
  • Kanye West
  • The Alchemist
  • Tyler, The Creator
  • Wheezy
  • YC

Performer of the Year

  • Doja Cat
  • Jack Harlow
  • Kanye West
  • Lil Baby
  • Megan Thee Stallion
  • Rico Nasty
  • Tyler, The Creator

Video of the Year

  • Baby Keem's “Family Ties” ft. Kendrick Lamar
  • Cardi B's “Up”
  • Drake's “Way Too Sexy” ft. Future, Young Thug
  • Internet Money's “His and Hers”
  • Lil Nas X's “Montero (Call Me By Your Name)”
  • Megan Thee Stallion’s “Thot Sh*t”
  • Tyler, The Creator's “Lumberjack”

Hip-Hop's Humanitarian of the Year

  • Jay-Z
  • Meek Mill
  • Megan Thee Stallion
  • Trae Tha Truth
  • Young Dolph
  • 21 Savage
  • 50 Cent

The People's Champ

  • Cardi B
  • Drake
  • Doja Cat
  • J. Cole
  • Kanye West
  • Lil Baby
  • Lil Durk
  • Lil Nas X
  • Megan Thee Stallion
  • Moneybagg Yo
  • Nas
  • Nicki Minaj
  • Playboi Carti
  • Polo G
  • Rod Wave
  • Saweetie
  • Tyler, The Creator
  • YoungBoy Never Broke Again
  • Young Thug
  • 50 Cent

Vote Now for The People’s Champ