And the Nominees Are...

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  • Kanye West, Nicki Minaj, 2 Chainz
  • 2 Chainz | 2012 Hip Hop Awards | BET
  • A$AP Rocky | 2012 Hip Hop Awards | BET
  • Benny Boom | 2012 Hip Hop Awards | BET
  • Big Sean | 2012 Hip Hop Awards | BET
  • Ca$h Out | 2012 Hip Hop Awards | BET
  • Chris Robinson | 2012 Hip Hop Awards | BET
  • Common | 2012 Hip Hop Awards | BET
  • Diddy | 2012 Hip Hop Awards | BET
  • DJ Drama | 2012 Hip Hop Awards | BET
  • DJ Enuff | 2012 Hip Hop Awards | BET
  • DJ Envy | 2012 Hip Hop Awards | BET
  • DJ Funkmaster Flex | 2012 Hip Hop Awards | BET
  • DJ Khaled | 2012 Hip Hop Awards | BET
  • DJ Spinz | 2012 Hip Hop Awards | BET
  • Drake | 2012 Hip Hop Awards | BET
  • Driicky Graham | 2012 Hip Hop Awards | BET
  • Future | 2012 Hip Hop Awards | BET
  • Hit-Boy | 2012 Hip Hop Awards | BET
  • Hype Williams | 2012 Hip Hop Awards | BET
  • J. Cole | 2012 Hip Hop Awards | BET
  • J.U.S.T.I.C.E. League | 2012 Hip Hop Awards | BET
  • Jahlil Beats | 2012 Hip Hop Awards | BET
  • Jay-Z | 2012 Hip Hop Awards | BET
  • Joey Bada$$ | 2012 Hip Hop Awards | BET
  • Kanye West | 2012 Hip Hop Awards | BET
  • Kendrick Lamar | 2012 Hip Hop Awards | BET
  • Lil Wayne | 2012 Hip Hop Awards | BET
  • Ludacris | 2012 Hip Hop Awards | BET
  • Lupe Fiasco | 2012 Hip Hop Awards | BET
  • Marz | 2012 Hip Hop Awards | BET
  • Meek Mill | 2012 Hip Hop Awards | BET
  • Miguel | 2012 Hip Hop Awards | BET
  • Mike Dean | 2012 Hip Hop Awards | BET
  • Mike Will Made It | 2012 Hip Hop Awards | BET
  • Missy Elliott | 2012 Hip Hop Awards | BET
  • Nas | 2012 Hip Hop Awards | BET
  • Nicki Minaj | 2012 Hip Hop Awards | BET
  • No I.D. | 2012 Hip Hop Awards | BET
  • Pusha T | 2012 Hip Hop Awards | BET
  • Rick Ross | 2012 Hip Hop Awards | BET
  • T-Minus | 2012 Hip Hop Awards | BET
  • T.I. | 2012 Hip Hop Awards | BET
  • The Throne | 2012 Hip Hop Awards | BET
  • Tyga | 2012 Hip Hop Awards | BET
  • Wale | 2012 Hip Hop Awards | BET
  • Wiz Khalifa | 2012 Hip Hop Awards | BET
  • Young Jeezy | 2012 Hip Hop Awards | BET

2 Chainz

2 Chainz's monster breakthrough is undoubtedly one of the biggest stories of the year, and it shows in his whopping nine nominations, for Best Hip Hop Video, Reese’s Perfect Combo Award (Best Collabo), MVP of the Year, Rookie of the Year, Made-You-Look Award (Best Hip Hop Style), Best Club Banger, Sweet 16: Best Featured Verse, Hustler of the Year and the People’s Champ Award Presented by Verizon. 

(Photo: Kevin Winter/Getty Images)

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