Buzz Bites (10/10/12): Kanye West, 2 Chainz Score Multiple BET Hip Hop Awards

2 Chainz nabbed three BET Hip Hop Awards.

+ Although Kanye West was not present, Yeezy still nabbed the most BET Hip Hop Awards, raking in six. 2 Chainz received three awards. Watch a video of his performance from the show, which aired last night. (MTV News)

+ Several rappers performed during the BET Hip Hop Awards. Watch Rick Ross, who won MVP Of The Year, performing “Hold Me Back“; Wiz Khalifa performing “Work Hard, Play Hard” with assists from Young Jeezy and Juicy J; and Kendrick Lamar, who took home Lyricist Of The Year, performing “The Recipe” and “Swimming Pool (Drank).” (RapFix)

+ Check out DiddyFutureMGKFrench Montana, and The 2 Live Crew‘s Uncle Luke performing a medley of their tunes together on stage at the BET Hip Hop Awards. (MTV News)

+ Big ups to Nicki Minaj and Rihanna who each received four American Music Awards nominations. Drake, One Direction, Usher, and Maroon 5 each garnered three nods. Check out the full list of nominees. (MTV News)

+ Britney Spears has been added to the TV tribute planned for the late Whitney Houston. She joins Jennifer Hudson, Usher, Celine Dion, Yolanda Adams and CeCe Winans. ”We Will Always Love You: A Grammy Salute to Whitney Houston” airs Nov. 16 on CBS. (MTV News)

+ Watch Rick Ross’s new video for “Diced Pineapples” featuring Drake and Wale off of Rozay’s God Forgives, I Don’t album. (Rap-Up)

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