News: The 2011 BET Hip-Hop Awards Nominations Are Out!

We love the BET Hip-Hop Awards because it means our favorite hip-hop artists get the attention they deserve (Frank Ocean, anyone?). We also love their fun categories like the "Made-You-Look award" honoring the best hip-hop style, and Hustler of the Year.

This year's show is scheduled to air on October 11th (on BET of course) and we're excited to announce that the nominees have been revealed! For the full list, you can check out the BET website but here are a few of the biggest categories in our opinion:

Best Hip-Hop Video

Big Sean f/ Chris Brown - "My Last"
Chris Brown f/ Lil Wayne & Busta Rhymes - "Look At Me Now"
DJ Khaled f/ Drake, Rick Ross & Lil Wayne - "I'm On One"
Eminem f/ Rihanna - "Love The Way You Lie"
Kanye West f/ Rihanna - "All Of The Lights"

Lyricist of the Year

Lil Wayne
Nicki Minaj
Rick Ross
Kanye West

Verizon People's Champ Award (Viewers' Choice)

Chris Brown f/ Lil Wayne & Busta Rhymes - "Look at Me Now"
Lil Wayne f/ Cory Gunz - "6 Foot 7 Foot"
Nicki Minaj f/ Drake - "Moment 4 Life"
Kanye West f/ Rihanna - "All of the Lights"
Wiz Khalifa - "Black and Yellow"

Don't forget to tune in to the show on October 11th on BET to see if your favorite artist takes home an award!