BET hip hop awards 2016

The BET hip hop awards 2016 was actually recorded on September 17 but it has not been aired since.

As the world settled in to watch the US Vice Presidential debate, the BET 2016 hip hop awards show, which was hosted by DJ Khaled was finally aired.

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Hip-hop heads the world over would have been divided on what to actually concentrate on as the BET hip hop awards are a massive celebration of hip-hop music and culture, and the US elections are pretty entertaining right now. It allows fans to catch up with their favourite artistes and hip-hop personalities.

DJ Khaled was the clear winner of the night, walking away with three awards while the likes of DrakeRihanna and Beyonce were among the top-nominated artists in categories like Best Artist, Video of the Year, and the R&B/neo soul-focused Centric Award.

Kendrick Lamar also took home three awards one for his verse on Beyonce’s Freedom.

BET hip hop awards 2016

Below are the BET hip hop awards 2016 winners:

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

BET hip hop awards 2016

Lyricist of the Year

Kendrick Lamar

Video Director of the Year

Director X

DJ of the Year

DJ Khaled

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Producer of the Year

Metro Boomin

MVP of the Year

DJ Khaled

Track of the Year

All the Way Up –  Fat Joe and Remy Ma ft. French Montana and Infared

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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

BET hip hop awards 2016

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