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The 2022 BET Hip-Hop Awards nominated Drake, Ye, Doja Cat, Megan the Stallion and more chart-topping artists. Here’s when and where to watch the 2022 musical ceremony hosted by Fat Joe.

The BET Hip-Hop Awards will air on the TV network on October 4, 2022

Kanye West performs ‘Can’t Tell Me Nothin’ and ‘Good Life’ at the 2007 BET Hip Hop Awards | Frank Mullen/WireImage

Just months after the BET Awards, this television network is hosting the 2022 BET Hip-Hop Awards. According to Billboard, the 2022 BET Hip-Hop Awards will be taped at the Cobb Energy Center in Atlanta on September 30 and will be presented in premieres Oct. 4 at 9 p.m. ET/PT on BET. The event will include celebrity appearances, with Fat Joe hosting this year’s awards show.

“Fat Joe is Hip Hop royalty,” said Connie Orlando, EVP, Specials, Music Programming & Music Strategy at BET in a statement. “He has represented the art form and the Bronx, birthplace of hip-hop, throughout his outstanding musical career.”

“He’s a valued friend to the network, and we’ve loved seeing and supporting his evolution into the superstar he is today,” Orlando continued. “We can’t wait to see him take the stage with his lively energy, alongside some of the hottest and most beloved stars in hip-hop today.”

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2022 BET Hip-Hop Awards Nominees Include Drake, Megan thee Stallion, Doja Cat and More

This annual awards show features hip-hop music video artists, producers and directors, in categories such as Best Collaboration, Best Breakthrough Hip-Hop Artist and Lyricist of the Year.

The nominees for Best Live Performer are Cardi B, Doja Cat, Drake, J. Cole, Kanye West, Kendrick Lamar and Tyler, the Creator. Artists in the running for Hip-Hop Artist of the Year include Cardi B, Doja Cat, Drake, Future, Ye, Lamar and Megan Thee Stallion.

Song of the Year nominees include Latto’s “Big Energy”, Hitkidd & Glorilla’s “FNF (Let’s Go)”, Jack Harlow’s “First Class”, Cardi B’s “Hot S***”, Kanye West , & Lil Durk, “Super Gremlin” by Kodak Black, “Wait for U” by Future Feat. Drake & Tems, “Way 2 Sexy” by Drake Feat. Future and young thug.

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Drake and Kayne are among the artists with the most nominations at the BET Hip-Hop Awards

Drake tops the Hip Hop Awards with the most nominations, including Best Live Performer, Lyricist of the Year, Hip Hop Album of the Year, Hip Hop Artist of the year and scammer of the year.

These 14 nominations are mainly due to the 2021 release, Certified Lover. Kayne West is a close second when it comes to nominations, landing 10 total nods from the 2022 BET Hip Hop Awards.

This year’s BET Hip Hop Awards spotlight Kurtis Blow, Run-DMC, Ice-T, Schoolly D and more artists. Fans can even vote online for this awards ceremony, choosing their favorite “Hip Hop Platform” and “DJ of the Year”.

The BET Hip Hop Awards aired October 4 at 9 p.m. ET/PT.

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