BET Hip Hop Awards 2021 Winners

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The 16th 2021 Hip Hop BET Awards in Atlanta at the Cobb Energy Performing Arts Center was aired live on October 5th.

The show was hosted by Karlous Miller, Chico Bean, and DC Young Fly. It celebrated the accomplishments of hip hop artists within the past year

Big BET Winners

Tyler the Creator is among the big winners and was honored with the Cultural Influence Award. He also won the hip-hop album of the year for “Call Me If You Get Lost.” Lil baby also carried home multiple awards, among them the Artist of the Year.

Out of nine nominations, Cardi B and Megan Thee Stallion won three awards for “WAP.” The pair won in song of the year, best collaboration, and best hip hop video.

Yung Bleu was honored with the Best New Hip Hop Artist, while J Cole was crowned the Lyricist of the Year.

Nelly was honored with the “I Am Hip Hop Award” that recognizes his two decades in the industry.

The show featured performances from Baby Keem, Young Thug, Isaiah Rashad, Gunna, Doechii, Kal Banx, Paul Wall, and Tobe & Fat Nwigwe. Nelly closed it out with a performance of his greatest hits.


Full List Of BET Winners

Hip-Hop Album of the Year

“Call Me If You Get Lost” – Tyler, the Creator

Hip-Hop Artist of the Year

Lil Baby

Song of the Year

Cardi B feat. Megan Thee Stallion – “WAP”

Best Hip-Hop Video

Cardi B feat. Megan Thee Stallion – “WAP”

Best Collaboration

Cardi B feat. Megan Thee Stallion – “WAP”

Best New Hip-Hop Artist

Yung Bleu

Best Live Performer

Tyler, the Creator

Best Duo or Group

Lil Baby & Lil Durk

Lyricist of the Year

  1. Cole

Best International Flow EST INTERNATIONAL FLOW

Little Simz (U.K.)

Producer of the Year


DJ of the Year

DJ Scheme

Video Director of the Year

Missy Elliott

Best Hip-Hop Platform


Hustler of the Year


Sweet 16: Best Featured Verse

Jay-Z – “What It Feels Like” (Nipsey Hussle feat. Jay-Z)

Impact Track

Nipsey Hussle feat. Jay-Z – “What It Feels Like”

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