Kanye West proved that every year gone be his year by receiving a staggering total of 17 nominations for his work both as a solo artist and alongside his best friend and partner Jay-Z as their collective, The Throne. Out of a possible 18 categories overall, Kanye is in 17 of them.
Some of the biggest awards Kanye is nominated for include MVP of the Year, Video Director of the Year and Lyricist of the Year. Who came in second as far as nominates go you might be wondering? 2 Chainz, who snagged 13 noms for himself.
The seventh annual BET Hip-Hop Awards, hosted by comedian Mike Epps, will air October 9.