Congratulations are in order for Nelly!

BET has revealed that they will honor Nelly with the I Am Hip-Hop Award this year at their annual award ceremony.

Past recipients of this award include Lil Wayne, LL Cool J, Snoop Dogg, and Master P.

Nelly has served 22 years in the world of entertainment. His debut solo album Country Grammar was released in 2000.

The BET Hip Hop Awards will take place on October 5th.

Congratulations Nelly!