2018 BET Hip Hop Awards – Nominees and Winners

The BET Awards are a recognition ceremony which air on BET, showcasing producers, music video directors and performers.

Hosted by comedian and actor, DeRay Davis, The 2018 BET Hip Hop Awards recently aired (16 Oct) and Drake and Cardi B led the Awards with eleven and ten nominations, respectively. Childish Gambino was on the follow up with six nominations.

Lil Wayne was honored with the I Am Hip Hop Award whilst XXXTENCATION received the Best New Artist award which was accepted on his behalf by his mother.

Check the 2018 BET Hip Hop Awards list nominees and winners :

Best Hip-Hop Video
Cardi B – “I Like It” feat. Bad Bunny & J Balvin
WINNER: Childish Gambino – “This Is America”
Drake – “God’s Plan”
Kendrick Lamar – “Loyalty” feat. Rihanna
Migos – “Walk It Talk It” feat. Drake

Hot Ticket Performer
Cardi B
Childish Gambino
WINNER: Drake
Kendrick Lamar
Travis Scott

Album of the Year
Cardi B – Invasion of Privacy
Drake – Scorpion
J. Cole – KOD
Migos – Culture II
WINNER: The Carters – Everything Is Love

Video Director of the Year
Benny Boom
Dave Meyers & The Little Homies
Director X
Eif Rivera
Hiro Murai
WINNER: Karena Evans

Lyricist of the Year
Childish Gambino
Drake
J. Cole
WINNER: Kendrick Lamar
Travis Scott

MVP of the Year
WINNER: Cardi B
Childish Gambino
Drake
J. Cole
Travis Scott

Producer of the Year
Ben Billions
DJ Esco
DJ Mustard
Metro Boomin
WINNER: Pharrell Williams

Best Collabo, Duo or Group
21 Savage & Offset & Metro Boomin – “Ric Flair Drip”
Blocboy JB – “Look Alive” feat. Drake
Cardi B – “I Like It” feat. Bad Bunny & J Balvin
Post Malone – “Rockstar” feat. 21 Savage
WINNER: The Carters – “Apes**t”

Single of the Year
WINNER: “Apesh*t” – Produced by Pharrell (The Carters)
“God’s Plan” – Produced by Cardo, Young Exclusive and Boi-1da (Drake)
“I Like It” – Produced by Craig Kallman, JWhiteDidIt and Tainy (Cardi B Feat. Bad Bunny & J Balvin)
“Nice for What” – Produced by Murda Beatz (Drake)
“This Is America” – Produced by Donald Glover & Ludwig Goransson (Childish Gambino)

Best New Hip Hop Artist
Blocboy JB
Juice WRLD
Lil Baby
Rich the Kid
WINNER: XXXTentacion

Best Mixtape
WINNER: BlocBoy JB – Simi
Future – Beast Mode 2
Juicy J – Shut Da F* Up
Lil Wayne – Dedication 6: Reloaded
Zoey Dollaz – Sorry Not Sorry

Sweet 16: Best Featured Verse
21 Savage – “Bartier Cardi” (Cardi B feat. 21 Savage)
WINNER: Cardi B – “Motorsport” (Migos feat. Cardi B & Nicki Minaj)
Drake – “Look Alive” (Blocboy JB feat. Drake)
Kendrick Lamar – “New Freezer” (Rich the Kid feat. Kendrick Lamar)
Nicki Minaj – “Big Bank” (YG feat. 2 Chainz, Big Sean & Nicki Minaj)

Impact Track
WINNER: Childish Gambino – “This Is America”
Dej Loaf & Leon Bridges – “Liberated”
Lecrae – “I’ll Find You” feat. Tori Kelly
Meek Mill – “Stay Woke” feat. Miguel
N.E.R.D – “1,000” feat. FUTURE

DJ of the Year
Calvin Harris
DJ Envy
DJ Drama
WINNER: DJ Khaled
DJ Mustard

Made-You-Look Award (Best Hip Hop Style)
WINNER: Cardi B
Migos
Nicki Minaj
Remy Ma
Travis Scott

Best Hip Hop Online Site/App
ALLHIPHOP
Complex
Hot New Hip Hop
WINNER: Worldstar
XXL

Hustler of the Year
WINNER: Cardi B
DJ Khaled
Drake
Jay Z
Kendrick Lamar
Travis Scott

XXXTencation’s mother accepts Best New Artist Award

Cardi B performing Get Up 10 with Pardison Fontaine

Lil Wayne won I Am Hip Hop Award

Source: Billboard

Twitter: @hiphopdlx

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