The BET Hip Hop Awards 2022 are back in full swing! Not long ago, some of the biggest names in the music industry came together under one roof to recognise and honor the best artists, best songs and best videos of the year.

Along with this, the industry’s biggest hustlers, the most visible hip hop platforms and the most impactful protest tracks were also honored at the Hip Hop’s biggest night. Continue reading further to know whether your favorite celebrity took the prestigious award home or not.

All you need to know about BET Hip Hop Awards

This year, the BET Hip Hop Awards were organised at the Cobb Energy Centre in Atlanta. The awards aired on BET, Logo, MTV, MTV2, TV Land, and VH1 on October 4, 2022, Tuesday. The viewers could also watch the award ceremony on Sling TV or fuboTV.

The star-studded award show was hosted by Grammy nominated rapper Fat Joe. The BET Hip Hop Awards 2022 also consisted of some great performances by amazing artists including Lil’ Kim, the Wu-Tang Clan, David Banner, Dead Prez, Remy Ma, Three 6 Mafia, and more.

  The nominations for the BET Hip Hop Awards were announced on September 12, 2022. The Wait For U singer Drake led the list of nominations with 17 nods, followed by the Donda rapper Kanye West with 10 nods and the Family Ties rapper Kendrick Lamar with 9 nods.

Who was the big winner of the night?

Kendrick Lamar was the big winner at the BET Hip Hop Awards 2022. He bagged a total of 6 awards including Hip Hop Artist of the Year, Hip Hop Album of the Year for Mr. Morale & The Big Steppers, Best Live Performer, Lyricist of the Year, Best Hip Hop video for Family Ties, his collaboration with Baby Keem, and Video Director of the Year.

Latto won the award for Song of the Year for her smashing hit song Big Energy, meanwhile Glorilla secured the award for Best Breakthrough Hip Hop Artist. The award for Best Featured Verse happened to be a tie between Drake’s song Churchill Downs and Wait For U.

EarthGang nabbed the award for Best Duo or Group. The award for Best Collaboration was won by Drake for Wait For You, his collaboration with Tems and Future. Kendrick Lamar and Baby Keem took home the award for Best Hip Hop Video for their song Family Ties.

The award for Best Hip Hop Platform ended up being a tie between Caresha Please and Drink Champs. 50 Cent secured the award for Hustler of the Year, on the other hand, DJ Drama won the award for DJ of the Year. Hitmaka received the award for Producer of the Year.

The complete list of BET Hip Hop Awards winners is right here

Hip-Hop Artist of the Year

  • Cardi B
  • Doja Cat
  • Drake
  • Future
  • Kanye West
  • Kendrick Lamar – WINNER
  • Megan Thee Stallion

Hip-Hop Album of the Year

  • Latto, 777
  • Drake, Certified Lover Boy
  • Kanye West, Donda
  • Future, I Never Liked You
  • Pusha-T, It’s Almost Dry
  • Nas, King’s Disease II
  • Kendrick Lamar, Mr. Morale & The Big Steppers – WINNER​​​​​​​

Song of the Year

  • Latto, “Big Energy” – WINNER
  • Hitkidd & Glorilla, “F.N.F. (Let’s Go)”
  • Jack Harlow, “First Class”
  • Cardi B, Kanye West & Lil Durk, “Hot Shit”
  • Kodak Black, “Super Gremlin”
  • Future feat. Drake & Tems, “Wait for U”
  • Drake feat. Future & Young Thug, “Way 2 Sexy”

Best Breakthrough Hip-Hop Artist

  • Baby Keem
  • Blxst
  • Doechii
  • Fivio Foreign
  • Glorilla – WINNER
  • Nardo Wick
  • Saucy Santana

Best Live Performer

  • Cardi B
  • Doja Cat
  • Drake
  • J. Cole
  • Kanye West
  • Kendrick Lamar – WINNER
  • Tyler, the Creator

Lyricist of the Year

  • Baby Keem
  • Benny The Butcher
  • Drake
  • J. Cole
  • Jack Harlow
  • Jay-Z
  • Kendrick Lamar – WINNER

Sweet 16: Best Featured Verse

  • Drake, “Churchill Downs” (Jack Harlow feat. Drake) – WINNER (TIE)
  • Drake, “Wait for U” (Future feat. Drake & Tems) – WINNER (TIE)
  • J. Cole, “Poke It Out” (Wale feat. J. Cole)
  • J. Cole, “London” (BIA & J. Cole)
  • Lil Baby, “Girls Want Girls” (Drake feat. Lil Baby)
  • Kanye West, “City of Gods” (Fivio Foreign, Kanye West & Alicia Keys)
  • Jadakiss, “Black Illuminati” (Freddie Gibbs feat. Jadakiss)

Best Duo or Group

  • 42 Dugg & EST Gee
  • Big Sean & Hit-Boy
  • Birdman & Youngboy Never Broke Again
  • Blxst & Bino Rideaux
  • DaBaby & Youngboy Never Broke Again
  • EarthGang – WINNER
  • Styles P & Havoc

Best Collaboration

  • Baby Keem & Kendrick Lamar, “Family Ties”
  • City Girls feat. Usher, “Good Love”
  • Cardi B, Kanye West & Lil Durk, “Hot Shit”
  • Drake feat. 21 Savage, “Jimmy Cooks”
  • Benny The Butcher & J. Cole, “Johnny P’s Caddy”
  • Future feat. Drake & Tems, “Wait for U” – WINNER
  • Drake feat. Future & Young Thug, “Way 2 Sexy”

Best Hip-Hop Video

  • ASAP Rocky, “D.M.B.”
  • Baby Keem & Kendrick Lamar, “Family Ties” – WINNER
  • City Girls feat. Usher, “Good Love”
  • Cardi B, Kanye West & Lil Durk, “Hot Shit”
  • BIA & J. Cole, “London”
  • Future feat. Drake & Tems, “Wait for U”
  • Drake feat. Future & Young Thug, “Way 2 Sexy”

Video Director of the Year

  • Benny Boom
  • Burna Boy
  • Cole Bennett
  • Colin Tilley
  • Director X
  • Kendrick Lamar & Dave Free – WINNER
  • Teyana Taylor

Best Hip-Hop Platform

  • Big Boy’s Neighborhood
  • The Breakfast Club
  • Caresha Please – WINNER (TIE)
  • Complex
  • Drink Champs – WINNER​​​​​​​​​​​​​​ (TIE)
  • HipHopDX
  • Million Dollaz Worth of Game
  • NPR Tiny Desk
  • Verzuz

Hustler of the Year

  • 50 Cent – WINNER
  • Cardi B
  • DJ Khaled
  • Drake
  • Jay-Z
  • Kanye West
  • Megan Thee Stallion

DJ of the Year

  • D-Nice
  • DJ Cassidy
  • DJ Drama – WINNER
  • DJ Kay Slay
  • DJ Premier
  • Kaytranada
  • Mustard
  • Nyla Symone
  • L.A. Leakers: DJ sourMILK & Justin Credible

Producer of the Year

  • ATL Jacob
  • Baby Keem
  • Hit-Boy
  • Hitmaka – WINNER
  • Kanye West
  • Metro Boomin
  • Pharrell Williams

Impact Track

  • Lizzo, “About Damn Time” – WINNER
  • Fivio Foreign, Kanye West & Alicia Keys, “City of Gods”
  • Baby Keem & Kendrick Lamar, “Family Ties”
  • Nas feat. Ms. Lauryn Hill, “Nobody”
  • Latto, “Pxssy”
  • Kendrick Lamar, “The Heart Part 5”
  • Doja Cat, “Woman”

Best International Flow

  • Benjamin Epps (France) – WINNER
  • Black Sherif (Ghana)
  • Blxckie (South Africa)
  • Central Cee (UK)
  • Haviah Mighty (Canada)
  • Knucks (UK)
  • Le Juiice (France)
  • Nadia Nakai (Zimbabwe)
  • Tasha & Tracie (Brazil)
We send our heartiest congrats to all the winners of the BET Hip Hop Awards 2022. May all the stars continue to entertain their fans in the times to come as well. Don’t forget to stay tuned with us for the latest updates from the world of showbiz.