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A list of all the winners from the 2018 BET Hip Hop Awards

The 2018 BET Hip Hop Awards wrapped up Tuesday and rapper Drake led the pack with 11 nominations, followed by Cardi B, the real victor of the night.

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Atlanta icons Migos, 21 Savage, Childish Gambino and Future all made major appearances.

Here’s a list of all the winners and nominees from the 2018 BET Hip Hop Awards:

Best hip-hop video: Childish Gambino for “This is America”

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Cardi B  for"I Like It" ft. Bad Bunny and J Balvin

Drake for "God's Plan"

Kendrick Lamar for "Loyalty" feat. Rihanna

Migos for "Walk It Talk It" ft. Drake

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Hot ticket performer: Drake

Cardi B

Childish Gambino

Kendrick Lamar

Travis Scott

Album of the year: The Carters for Everything is Love

Cardi B for Invasion of Privacy

Drake for Scorpion

J. Cole for KOD

Migos for Culture II

Video director of the year: Karena Evans

Benny Boom

Dave Meyers & The Little Homies

Director X

Eif Rivera

Hiro Murai

Lyricist of the year: Kendrick Lamar

Childish Gambino


J. Cole

Travis Scott

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MVP of the year: Cardi B

Childish Gambino


J. Cole

Travis Scott

Producer of the year: Pharrell Williams

Ben Billions

DJ Esco

DJ Mustard

Metro Boomin

Best collab, duo or group: The Carters for “Apes**t”

21 Savage, Offset and Metro Boomin for "Ric Flair Drip"

Blocboy JB for "Look Alive" ft. Drake

Cardi B for "I Like It" ft. Bad Bunny and J Balvin

Post Malone for "Rockstar" ft. 21 Savage

Single of the year: “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 ft. Bad Bunny and J Balvin)

“Nice for What,” produced by Murda Beatz (Drake) 

“This Is America,” produced by Donald Glover and Ludwig Goransson (Childish Gambino)

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Best new hip hop artist: XXXTentacion

Blocboy JB

Juice WRLD

Lil Baby

Rich the Kid

Best mixtape:  Simi by BlocBoy JB 

Future’s Beast Mode 2

Juicy J’s Shut Da F* Up

Lil Wayne’s Dedication 6: Reloaded

Zoey Dollaz’s Sorry Not Sorry

Sweet 16: best featured verse: Cardi B on “Motorsport” (Migos ft. Cardi B and Nicki Minaj)

21 Savage on “Bartier Cardi” (Cardi B ft. 21 Savage)

Drake on “Look Alive” (Blocboy JB ft. Drake) 

Kendrick Lamar on “New Freezer” (Rich the Kid ft. Kendrick Lamar)

Nicki Minaj on “Big Bank” (YG ft. 2 Chainz, Big Sean & Nicki Minaj)

Impact track: Childish Gambino for “This Is America”

Dej Loaf & Leon Bridges for “Liberated”

Lecrae for “I'll Find You” ft. Tori Kelly

Meek Mill for “Stay Woke” ft. Miguel

N.E.R.D for “1,000” ft. FUTURE

DJ of the year: DJ Khaled

Calvin Harris

DJ Envy

DJ Drama

DJ Mustard

Made-You-Look (best hip hop style): Cardi B


Nicki Minaj

Remy Ma

Travis Scott

Best hip hop online site/app: Worldstar



Hot New Hip Hop


Hustler of the year: Cardi B

DJ Khaled 


Jay Z

Kendrick Lamar

Travis Scott

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About the Author

Fiza Pirani is a web producer and writer for The Atlanta Journal-Constitution. She is also currently investigating immigrant and refugee mental health stigma and health care access as a recipient of the Rosalynn Carter Fellowship for Mental Health Journalism.

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