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Kendrick Lamar and Drake among winners at 2022 BET Hip Hop Awards

See the full list of winners from this year’s ceremony.

October 05, 2022
Kendrick Lamar and Drake among winners at 2022 BET Hip Hop Awards Photo by Santiago Bluguermann/Getty Images.

The 2022 BET Hip Hop Awards took place at the Cobb Energy Centre in Atlanta on last week with an edited version for TV airing on Tuesday evening. The ceremony brought big name performances from Pusha T (including a surprise Clipse reunion), Lil’ Kim, Fivio Foreign, Moneybagg Yo, and Wu-Tang Clan. Among the winners at the ceremony were Kendrick Lamar, who picked up six trophies including Hip Hop Album of the Year for Mr. Morale & The Big Steppers , Drake, and breakout star Glorilla.

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Kendrick Lamar won six awards in total, and was named Hip Hop Artist of the Year as well as Best Live Performer and Lyricist of the Year. Drake, meanwhile, tied with himself in the Best Featured Verse category.

See below for the full list (winners in bold).

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Song of the Year

Latto: “Big Energy”
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 ft. Drake & Tems: “Wait for You”
Drake ft. Future & Young Thug: “Way 2 Sexy”

Hip Hop Album of the Year

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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

Hip Hop Artist of the Year

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

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Producer of the Year

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

Best Breakthrough Hip Hop Artist

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Baby Keem
Blxst
Doechii
Fivio Foreign
Glorilla
Nardo Wick
Saucy Santana

Best Hip Hop Video

A$AP Rocky: “D.M.B.”
Baby Keem & Kendrick Lamar: “Family Ties”
City Girls ft. Usher: “Good Love”
Cardi B, Kanye West & Lil Durk: “Hot Shit”
BIA & J. Cole: “London”
Future ft. Drake & Tems: “Wait for You”
Drake ft. Future & Young Thug: “Way 2 Sexy”

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Best Collaboration

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

Best Duo or Group

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

Best Live Performer

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

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Lyricist of the Year

Baby Keem
Benny the Butcher
Drake
J. Cole
Jack Harlow
Jay-Z
Kendrick Lamar

Video Director of the Year

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

DJ of the Year

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

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Best Hip Hop Platform

Big Boy’s Neighborhood
Breakfast Club
Caresha Please
Complex
Drink Champs
HipHopDX
Million Dollaz Worth of Game
NPR Tiny Desk
Verzuz

Hustler of the Year

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

Sweet 16: Best Featured Verse

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

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Impact Track

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

Best International Flow

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Benjamin Epps (France)
Black Sherif (Ghana)
Blxckie (South Africa)
Central Cee (UK)
Haviah Mighty (Canada)
Knucks (UK)
Le Juiice (France)
Nadia Nakai (Zimbabwe)
Tasha & Tracie (Brazil)

Kendrick Lamar and Drake among winners at 2022 BET Hip Hop Awards