BET Hip-Hop Awards: Cardi B Tops With 5 Wins

1:07 PM 10/11/2017

by Courtney Idasetima

Kendrick Lamar and DJ Khaled also won big Tuesday night.

Cardi B accepts an award on stage at BET Hip Hop Awards 2017 - October 6, 2017 -Getty-H 2017
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Love & Hip Hop: New York alum Cardi B's track "Bodak Yellow" recently claimed the top spot of the Billboard Hot 100 chart, making her the first solo female rapper to do so since Lauryn Hill in 1998.

Now that's not the only thing she's celebrating. At the BET Hip-Hop Awards, which aired Tuesday night, Cardi B took home the most hardware with five awards, including Hustler of the Year, followed by Kendrick Lamar, who received four awards, and DJ Khaled (who also hosted), with three awards.  

A full list of winners follows.

  • Single of the Year

    Cardi B, "Bodak Yellow" (WINNER)

    Migos Feat. Lil Uzi Vert, "Bad and Boujee"

    Kendrick Lamar, "HUMBLE."

    Future, "Mask Off"

    DJ Khaled feat. Rihanna & Bryson Tiller, "Wild Thoughts"

  • Album of the Year

    Kendrick Lamar, DAMN. (WINNER)

    DJ Khaled, Grateful

    Future, FUTURE

    J. Cole, 4 Your Eyez Only

    Jay Z, 4:44

    Migos, Culture

  • Best New Hip-Hop Artist

    Cardi B (WINNER)


    Kodak Black

    Playboi Carti

    Tee Grizzley

  • Hustler of the Year

    Cardi B (WINNER)

    Chance the Rapper


    DJ Khaled

    Jay Z

    Kendrick Lamar

  • Best Collaboration, Duo or Group

    DJ Khaled feat. Rihanna & Bryson Tiller, "Wild Thoughts" (WINNER)

    French Montana feat. Swae Lee, "Unforgettable"

    Migos feat. Lil Uzi Vert, "Bad and Boujee"

    Rae Sremmurd feat. Gucci Mane, "Black Beatles"

    Yo Gotti feat. Nicki Minaj, "Rake It Up"

  • Best Hip-Hop Video

    Kendrick Lamar, "HUMBLE." (WINNER)

    Cardi B, "Bodak Yellow"

    DJ Khaled feat. Rihanna & Bryson Tiller, "Wild Thoughts"

    French Montana feat. Swae Lee, "Unforgettable"

    Future, "Mask Off"

  • Hot Ticket Performer

    Kendrick Lamar (WINNER)

    Cardi B

    Chance the Rapper


    J. Cole

  • Lyricist of the Year

    Kendrick Lamar (WINNER)

    Chance the Rapper


    J. Cole

    Jay Z

  • Video Director of the Year

    Benny Boom (WINNER)

    Colin Tilley

    Dave Meyers and Missy Elliott

    Director X

    Hype Williams

  • DJ of the Year

    DJ Khaled (WINNER)

    DJ Drama

    DJ Envy

    DJ Esco

    DJ Mustard

  • Producer of the Year

    Metro Boomin (WINNER)

    DJ Khaled & Nasty Beatmakers

    DJ Mustard

    London On Da Track

    Mike Will Made-It

    Pharrell Williams

  • MVP of the Year

    DJ Khaled (WINNER)

    Cardi B

    Chance The Rapper

    Jay Z

    Kendrick Lamar

  • Made-You-Look Award (Best Hip-Hop Style)

    Cardi B (WINNER)

    A$AP Rocky



    Nicki Minaj

  • Best Mixtape

    Cardi B, Gangsta Bitch Music Vol. 2 (WINNER)

    Gucci Mane, Droptopwop

    Juicy J, Gas Face

    Playboi Carti, Playboi Carti

    Tee Grizzley, My Moment

    Yo Gotti & Mike Will Made-It, Gotti Made-It

  • Sweet 16: Best Featured Verse

    Nicki Minaj, "Rake It Up" (Yo Gotti feat. Nicki Minaj) (WINNER)

    Chance the Rapper, "I'm the One" (DJ Khaled feat. Justin Bieber, Quavo, Chance the Rapper & Lil Wayne)

    Gucci Mane, "Black Beatles" (Rae Sremmurd feat. Gucci Mane)

    Lil Uzi Vert, "Bad and Boujee" (Migos feat. Lil Uzi Vert)

    Ty Dolla $ign, "Ain't Nothing" (Juicy J feat. Wiz Khalifa & Ty Dolla $ign)

    Wiz Khalifa, "Ain't Nothing" (Juicy J feat. Wiz Khalifa & Ty Dolla $ign)

  • Impact Track

    Jay Z, "Story of O.J." (WINNER)

    Cardi B, "Bodak Yellow"

    Kendrick Lamar, "HUMBLE."

    Kendrick Lamar, "DNA."

    Lecrae, "Blessings" Feat. Ty Dolla $ign

    Tyler, The Creator, "Who Dat Boy" Feat. A$AP Rocky