Lil' Wayne Receives 18 Nominations For 2011 BET Hip Hop Awards
Posted on Thu Sep 8, 2011 01:39 PM PDT

lilwaynebet200.jpgLOS ANGELES, California (X17online) - Lil’ Wayne has landed a record-breaking 18 BET Hip Hop Awards nominations, the network announced Thursday morning.

The rapper’s nominations include Best Hip Hop Video, Best Live Performer, and Lyricist of the Year, among others.

Lil’ Wayne is trailed by Kanye West and Wiz Khalifa, who both received nine nominations.

This is yet another coup for the “Look At Me Now” singer, whose newly released album Tha Carter IV topped the charts this week.

Actor and comedian Mike Epps will host the 2011 BET Hip Hop Awards, set to air on Oct. 11 at 8 p.m. ET.