Rihanna, Bobby V Join T.I. and Wayne With BET Hip Hop Nominations

Collaborative efforts with T.I. and Lil Wayne have earned Rihanna and Bobby V nominations at BET’s forthcoming BET Hip Hop Awards 2009. Nominated for the hit singles “Live Your Life” and “Mrs. Officer,” Rihanna and Bobby V will vie for awards including Best Hip-Hop Collabo, a category that pits them against Rick Ross and John Legend; Jim Jones, Ron Browz and Juelz Santana; and Young Jeezy feat. Kanye West. The latter of the Best Hip Hop Collabo nominees, Kanye West, leads overall nominees with a total of nine nominations. (see list below) Fresh off the album “808s & Heartbreak,” Kanye West’s leading nine nominations include MVP of the Year, Best Live Performer and Lyricist of the Year. Following Kanye West with seven nominations a piece are Lil Wayne and Jay-Z. Going head to head with West for Lyricist of the Year, Wayne and Jay-Z are also up for Hustler of the Year. Hosted by Mike Epps, the BET Hip Hop Awards 2009 are slated to air October 27 at 8pm. Nominees: Best Hip-Hop Collabo Jim Jones & Ron Browz f/ Juelz Santana – Pop Champagne Lil Wayne f/ Bobby V – Mrs. Officer Rick Ross f/ John Legend – Magnificent T.I. f/ Rihanna – Live Your Life Young Jeezy f/ Kanye West – Put On Best Live Performer Busta Rhymes Jay-Z Lil Wayne T.I. Kanye West Lyricist of the Year Drake Eminem Jay-Z Lil Wayne Kanye West Video Director of the Year Gil Green Anthony Mandler Mr. Boomtown Chris Robinson Hype Williams Producer of the Year Ron Browz Cool & Dre Tha Bizness T-Pain Kanye West Track of the Year Day “N” Nite – Kid Cudi D.O.A. (Death of Auto Tune) – Jay-Z Every Girl – Young Money (Lil Wayne, Drake, Jae Mills, Gudda Gudda & Mack Maine) Live Your Life – T.I. f/ Rihanna Turn My Swag On – Soulja Boy Tell’em CD of the Year Eminem – Relapse Q-Tip – The Renaissance T.I. – Paper Trail Kanye West – 808 & Heartbreak Young Jeezy – The Recession Rookie of the Year B.O.B. Dorrough Drake Kid Cudi Wale Best Hip-Hop Video Dorrough – Ice Cream Paint Job Eminem – We Made You Jay-Z – D.O.A. (Death of Auto Tune) Kid Cudi – Day “N” Nite T.I. f/ Rihanna – Live Your Life MVP of the Year Drake Jay-Z Lil Wayne T.I. Kanye West DJ of the Year DJ AM DJ Drama DJ Khaled DJ Tony Neal DJ Greg Street Hustler of the Year Diddy Drake Jay-Z Lil Wayne Kanye West Made-You-Look Award (Best Hip-Hop Style) Jay-Z Kid Cudi Lil Wayne Soulja Boy Tell’em Kanye West Best Hip-Hop Blog Site All Hip Hop Nah Right SOHH This Is 50 World Star Hip Hop People’s Champ (Viewers Choice) Dorrough – Ice Cream Paint Job Fabolous f/ The-Dream – Throw It In The Bag Kid Cudi – Day “N” Nite Soulja Boy Tell’em – Turn My Swag On Kanye West f/ Young Jeezy – Amazing

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