Lil Wayne nominated for 18 BET Hip-Hop Awards

FILE - In this June 11, 2011 file photo, Lil Wayne performs during the Bonnaroo Music and Arts Festival in Manchester, Tenn. Lil Wayne said Monday, Aug. 22, 2011, he is recovering after gashing his head at a St. Louis-area skateboard park. The 28-year-old rapper whose real name is Dwayne Michael Carter Jr. was in suburban St. Louis Sunday for a performance at the outdoor Verizon Amphitheatre. (AP Photo/Dave Martin, file)

September 8, 2011 2:48:05 PM PDT
Rapper Lil Wayne easily topped the charts this week with his latest album. Now the self-proclaimed "Best Rapper Alive" has the most nominations for the BET Hip-Hop Awards.