BET HIP HOP AWARDS: Tyler, Megan and Cardi Win Big


Young Thug and Gunna kicked things off, while Nelly closed things out.

The show gave flowers to some legends and legends in the making. Nelly received the I Am Hip Hop Award and closed the show with a medley of his greatest hits. And another icon, LL Cool J, presented Tyler The Creator with the Rock the Bells Cultural Influence Award.

Comedy podcast trio 85 South hosted the show, bringing the laughs and keeping things moving with short skits and jokes between performances and award presentations.

Other highlights included:

Young Thug opened up the show with “Tick Tock” while standing on top of a giant pink spider.

Gunna and Young Thug performed “Too Easy.”

Bia brought out Lil Jon for a “Whole Lotta Money” remix

Baby Keem performed “Family Ties” without his cousin Kendrick Lamar.

Latto came through with some "Big Energy."

Tobe Ngiwe - “Fye Fye” featuring Fat Ngigwe

A tribute to Biz Markie

Isaiah Rashad “Wat U Sed” featuring Doechii and Kal Banx

Nelly performed a medley of his biggest hits, including “E.I.,” “Country Grammar,” “Air Force Ones,” “Where The Party At,” “Grills” with Paul Wall, “Must Be the Money,” “Flap Your Wings,” “Hot in Herre.”

Cyphers:

Tierra Whack, Grip, Smino, and D-Smoke

Fivio Foreign, Rico Nasty, Sleepy Hallow, Erica Banks

Toosii, Lakeyah, Kidd Kenn, Symba

Award winners:

HIP HOP ALBUM OF THE YEAR: "CALL ME IF YOU GET LOST" - TYLER, THE CREATOR

SONG OF THE YEAR: CARDI B FEAT. MEGAN THEE STALLION - WAP

HIP HOP ARTIST OF THE YEAR: LIL BABY

BEST HIP HOP VIDEO: CARDI B FEAT. MEGAN THEE STALLION - WAP

BEST NEW HIP HOP ARTIST: YUNG BLEU

BEST COLLABORATION: CARDI B FEAT. MEGAN THEE STALLION - WAP

BEST DUO OR GROUP: LIL BABY & LIL DURK

BEST LIVE PERFORMER: TYLER, THE CREATOR

LYRICIST OF THE YEAR: J. COLE

BEST INTERNATIONAL FLOW: LITTLE SIMZ (UK)

VIDEO DIRECTOR OF THE YEAR: MISSY ELLIOTT

DJ OF THE YEAR: DJ SCHEME

PRODUCER OF THE YEAR: HIT-BOY

HUSTLER OF THE YEAR: SAWEETIE

BEST HIP HOP PLATFORM: GENIUS

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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