After a pre-recorded event of the 2016 BET Awards [Hip Hop], which held at Atlanta’s Cobb Energy Performing Arts Centre on September 17, 2016, it was finally aired yesterday, October 4, 2016.
The event was hosted by DJ Khaled and had Drake nominated the most for three times in a row. Drake was nominated for Album of the Year, Best Live Performer, Lyricist of the Year, Best Hip-Hop Video and three in the Best Collabo, Duo or Group category among others.
BET Awards – Drake
This year’s BET Hip-Hop Awards was a massive celebration of the hip-hop music and culture and the world could not help but anticipate which artiste won each category and the ones that lost as well.
Here is the complete list of the 2016 BET Hip-hop Awards winners
Lyricist of the Year: Kendrick Lamar
Video Director of the Year: Director X
DJ of the Year: DJ Khaled
Producer of the Year: Metro Boomin
Best Hip-Hop Video: Drake, ‘Hotline Bling’
Best Collaboration, Duo or Group: Fat Joe and Remy Ma featuring French Montana and Infrared, ‘All the Way Up’
Best Live Performer: Kendrick Lamar
MVP of the Year: DJ Khaled
Track of the Year: ‘All the Way Up’, Fat Joe and Remy Ma ft. French Montana and Infrared
Album of the Year: Views, Drake
Best New Hip-Hop Artist: Chance the Rapper
Hustler of the Year: DJ Khaled
Made-You-Look Award (Best Hip-Hop Style): Kanye West
Best Mixtape: Coloring Book, Chance the Rapper
Sweet 16: Best Featured Verse: Kendrick Lamar and Beyoncé, ‘Freedom’
Impact Track: ‘Love Yourz’, J. Cole
People’s Champ Award: Travis Scott, ‘Antidote’
Even though Drake didn’t win all, it’s not a surprise that he had multiple nominations in this year’s awards. He really shook the hip-hop world in the past few months with his new released songs, especially the ones he collaborated with Wizkid and Rihanna.