American rapper, Kendrick Lamar dominated the 2022 BET Hip Hop Awards, picking six trophies.
The award, which is a spin-off of the main BET Awards. was held at the Cobbs Energy Performing Arts Centre, Atlanta, Georgia, the United States on Tuesday night.
The chart-topping superstar, who was nominated in nine categories, won six awards including ‘Album of the Year’, ‘Artist of the Year’, ‘Lyricist of the Year’, ‘Best Live Performer’, ‘Best Hip Hop Video’ and ‘Video Director of the Year’.
Drake won three awards — after being nominated for 14 — including best collaboration for ‘Wait For U’ with Future and Tems, the Nigerian singer.
In July, Tems was among the winners at the 2022 BET Awards.
The songstress won the ‘Best Collaboration’ category alongside Wizkid and Justin Bieber for their roles in ‘Essence’, their collaborative hit track.
See the full list below:
Best hip-hop video: Baby Keem & Kendrick Lamar for Family Ties
Best collaboration: Future ft. Drake & Tems for Wait for You
Best duo or group: EARTHGANG
Best Live Performer: Kendrick Lamar
Lyricist of the year: Kendrick Lamar
Video director of the year: Kendrick Lamar & Dave Free
Song of the year: Latto for Big Energy
Hip-hop album of the year: Kendrick Lamar for Mr. Morale & The Big Steppers
Hip-hop artist of the year: Kendrick Lamar
Producer of the year: Hitmaka
Best breakthrough hip-hop artist: Glorilla
DJ of the year: DJ Drama
Best hip-hop platform: Caresha Please and Drink Champs (tied)
Hustler of the year: 50 Cent
Sweet 16 – Best Featured Verse: Drake for Churchill Downs (Jack Harlow ft. Drake) and Drake for Wait for You (Future ft. Drake & Tems)
Impact track: Lizzo for About Damn Time
Best International Flow: Benjamin Epps (France)