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2021 BET Hip Hop Awards: The Full Winners List [Live Updating]

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After great anticipation, the 2021 BET Hip Hop Awards aired on Tuesday, October 5th—and we are pleased to announce that the 16th annual event was well worth the wait! 

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The star-studded event, held at the Cobb Energy Performing Arts Center in Atlanta, Georgia, was filled with unforgettable moments, including a star-studded rap cypher and a viral performance by "I Am Hip Hop" honoree, Nelly!

Tonight’s ceremony also featured show-stopping performances by Tobe Nwigwe, Gunna, Bia, Lil Jon, Baby Keem, and Isaiah Rashad.

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Simply stated, the ceremony hosted by 85 South—for the second consecutive year—was one to remember. We're sure that it was more meaningful for artists whose creativity landed them an award on hip hop’s biggest night out! 

Please join us in celebrating the following award recipients for their remarkable accomplishments.

Keep scrolling to see the complete list of 2021 BET Hip Hop Award winners:

  1. BEST NEW HIP HOP ARTIST (Presenter Trina)

    (Photo courtesy of Leon Bennett/BET Hip Hop Awards)
    (Photo courtesy of Leon Bennett/BET Hip Hop Awards)

    BLXST
    COI LERAY
    DON TOLIVER
    MORRAY
    POOH SHIESTY
    YUNG BLEU

  2. BEST HIP HOP VIDEO (Presenter Remy Ma)

    (Photo courtesy of Leon Bennett/BET Hip Hop Awards)
    (Photo courtesy of Leon Bennett/BET Hip Hop Awards)

    CARDI B, “UP”
    CARDI B FEAT. MEGAN THEE STALLION, “WAP”
    CHRIS BROWN & YOUNG THUG GO, “CRAZY”
    DRAKE FEAT. LIL DURK, “LAUGH NOW CRY LATER”
    LIL NAS X, “MONTERO” (CALL ME BY YOUR NAME)
    SAWEETIE FEAT. DOJA CAT, “BEST FRIEND”

  3. HIP HOP ALBUM OF THE YEAR (Presenter Rapsody)

    (Photo courtesy of Leon Bennett/BET Hip Hop Awards)
    (Photo courtesy of Leon Bennett/BET Hip Hop Awards)

    A GANGSTA’S PAIN MONEYBAGG YO
    CALL ME IF YOU GET LOST TYLER, THE CREATOR
    CULTURE III MIGOS
    GOOD NEWS MEGAN THEE STALLION
    KHALED KHALED DJ KHALED
    SAVAGE MODE II 21 SAVAGE X METRO BOOMIN
    THE OFF-SEASON J. COLE

  4. LYRICIST OF THE YEAR

    BENNY THE BUTCHER
    DRAKE
    J. COLE
    LIL BABY
    MEGAN THEE STALLION
    NAS

  5. SONG OF THE YEAR

    “BACK IN BLOOD” – Produced by YC (POOH SHIESTY FEAT. LIL DURK)
    “LATE AT NIGHT” – Produced by Mustard (RODDY RICCH)
    “LAUGH NOW CRY LATER” – Produced by G. Ry, CardoGotWings, Roget Chahayed & Yung Exclusive (DRAKE FEAT. LIL DURK)
    “UP” – Produced by Yung Dza, Sean Island, DJ SwanQo (CARDI B)
    “WAP” – Produced by Ayo & Keyz (CARDI B FEAT. MEGAN THEE STALLION)
    “WHOLE LOTTA MONEY” (REMIX) – Produced by London Jae, BeatGodz, Tee Romano (BIA FEAT. NICKI MINAJ)

  6. HIP HOP ARTIST OF THE YEAR

    CARDI B
    DRAKE
    J. COLE
    LIL BABY
    MEGAN THEE STALLION
    TYLER, THE CREATOR

  7. BEST COLLABORATION

    21 SAVAGE & METRO BOOMIN FEAT. DRAKE, “MR. RIGHT NOW”
    BIA FEAT. NICKI MINAJ, “WHOLE LOTTA MONEY” (REMIX)
    CARDI B FEAT. MEGAN THEE STALLION, “WAP”
    DJ KHALED FEAT. LIL BABY & LIL DURK, “EVERY CHANCE I GET”
    DRAKE FEAT. LIL DURK, “LAUGH NOW CRY LATER”
    POOH SHIESTY FEAT. LIL DURK, “BACK IN BLOOD”

  8. BEST DUO OR GROUP

    21 SAVAGE & METRO BOOMIN
    CHRIS BROWN & YOUNG THUG
    CITY GIRLS
    FUTURE & LIL UZI VERT
    LIL BABY & LIL DURK
    MIGOS

  9. BEST LIVE PERFORMER

    BUSTA RHYMES
    CARDI B
    DABABY
    DOJA CAT
    MEGAN THEE STALLION
    TYLER, THE CREATOR

  10. BEST INTERNATIONAL FLOW

    LADIPOE (NIGERIA)
    NASTY C. (SOUTH AFRICA)
    XAMÃ (BRAZIL)
    LAYLOW (FRANCE)
    GAZO (FRANCE)
    LITTLE SIMZ (UK)
    DAVE (UK)

  11. VIDEO DIRECTOR OF THE YEAR

    COLE BENNETT
    COLIN TILLEY
    DAVE MEYERS
    DIRECTOR X
    HYPE WILLIAMS
    MISSY ELLIOTT

  12. DJ OF THE YEAR

    CHASE B
    D NICE
    DJ CASSIDY
    DJ DRAMA
    DJ ENVY
    DJ JAZZY JEFF
    DJ SCHEME
    KAYTRANADA

  13. PRODUCER OF THE YEAR

    DJ KHALED
    HIT-BOY
    METRO BOOMIN
    MUSTARD
    THE ALCHEMIST
    TYLER, THE CREATOR

  14. HUSTLER OF THE YEAR

    CARDI B
    DRAKE
    LIL BABY
    MEGAN THEE STALLION
    SAWEETIE
    YUNG BLEU

  15. BEST HIP HOP PLATFORM

    COMPLEX
    GENIUS
    HIP HOP DX
    HOT NEW HIPHOP
    THE BREAKFAST CLUB
    THE SHADE ROOM
    WORLDSTAR HIPHOP
    XXL

  16. SWEET 16: BEST FEATURED VERSE

    CARDI B, “TYPE SHIT” (MIGOS FEAT. CARDI B)
    DRAKE, “HAVIN' OUR WAY” (MIGOS FEAT. DRAKE)
    JAY-Z, “WHAT IT FEELS LIKE” (NIPSEY HUSSLE FEAT. JAY-Z)
    LIL DURK, “BACK IN BLOOD” (POOH SHIESTY FT. LIL DURK)
    MEGAN THE STALLION, “ON ME” (REMIX) (LIL BABY FT. MEGAN THEE STALLION)
    RODDY RICCH, “LEMONADE” (REMIX) (INTERNET MONEY FEAT. DON TOLIVER & RODDY RICCH)

  17. IMPACT TRACK

    BLACK THOUGHT, “THOUGHT VS EVERYBODY”
    LIL NAS X, “MONTERO” (CALL ME BY YOUR NAME)
    LIL BABY FEAT. KIRK FRANKLIN, “WE WIN”
    MEEK MILL FEAT. LIL DURK, “PAIN AWAY”
    NIPSEY HUSSLE FEAT. JAY-Z, “WHAT IT FEELS LIKE"
    RAPSODY, "12 PROBLEMS"

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