American rappers, Cardi B and Lil Baby, were part of the big winners at the BET Hip Hop Awards 2021 which was aired on Tuesday night.

Cardi B bagged three awards for “WAP”, which also featured Megan Thee Stallion. The song was named song of the year, best hip hop video, and best collaboration.

According to Billboard, the award ceremony was pre-recorded on Friday at the Cobb Energy Performing Arts Center in Atlanta, but was aired last night.


Lil Baby was another notable winner for the night who bagged hip hop artist of the year and best duo or group (with Lil Durk).

See full list of winners below:

Hip hop album of the year
Call Me If You Get Lost, Tyler, The Creator — Winner
A Gangsta’s Pain, Moneybagg Yo
Culture III, Migos
Good News, Megan Thee Stallion
Khaled Khaled, DJ Khaled
Savage Mode II, 21 Savage & Metro Boomin
The Off-Season, J. Cole

Song of the year
“WAP,” Produced by Ayo & Keyz (Cardi B Feat. Megan Thee Stallion) — Winner
“Back in Blood,” Produced by YC (Pooh Shiesty feat. Lil Durk)
“Late At Night,” Produced by Mustard (Roddy Ricch)
“Laugh Now Cry Later,” Produced by G. Ry, Cardogotwings, Roget Chahayed & Yung Exclusive (Drake feat. Lil Durk)
“Up,” Produced by Yung DZA, Sean Island, DJ Swanqo (Cardi B)
“Whole Lotta Money (Remix),” Produced By London Jae, Beatgodz, Tee Romano (Bia feat. Nicki Minaj)


Hip hop artist of the year
Lil Baby — Winne
Cardi B
J. Cole
Megan Thee Stallion
Tyler, the Creator

Best hip hop video
Cardi B feat. Megan Thee Stallion, “WAP” — Winner
Cardi B, “Up”
Chris Brown & Young Thug, “Go Crazy”
Drake feat. Lil Durk, “Laugh Now Cry Later”
Lil Nas X, “Montero (Call Me By Your Name)”
Saweetie feat. Doja Cat, “Best Friend”

Best new hip hop artist
Yung Bleu — Winner
Coi Leray
Don Toliver
Pooh Shiesty

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Best collaboration
Cardi B feat. Megan Thee Stallion, “WAP” — WINNER
21 Savage & Metro Boomin Feat. Drake, “Mr. Right Now”
Bia feat. Nicki Minaj, “Whole Lotta Money (Remix)”
DJ Khaled feat. Lil Baby & Lil Durk, “Every Chance I Get”
Drake feat. Lil Durk, “Laugh Now Cry Later”
Pooh Shiesty feat. Lil Durk, “Back in Blood

Best duo or group
Lil Baby & Lil Durk — WINNER
21 Savage & Metro Boomin
Chris Brown & Young Thug
City Girls
Future & Lil Uzi Vert


Best live performer
Tyler, the Creator — WINNER
Busta Rhymes
Cardi B
Doja Cat
Megan Thee Stallion

Lyricist of the year
J. Cole — WINNER
Benny the Butcher
Lil Baby
Megan Thee Stallion

Best international flow
Little Simz (UK) — WINNER
Ladipoe (Nigeria)
Nasty C (South Africa)
Xamã (Brazil)
Laylow (France)
Gazo (France)
Dave (UK)

Video director of the year
Missy Elliott — WINNER
Cole Bennett
Colin Tilley
Dave Meyers
Director X
Hype Williams

Producer of the year
Hit-Boy — WINNER
DJ Khaled
Metro Boomin
The Alchemist
Tyler, The Creator

Hustler of the year
Saweetie — WINNER
Cardi B
Lil Baby
Megan Thee Stallion
Yung Bleu

Sweet 16: best featured verse
Jay-Z, “What It Feels Like” (Nipsey Hussle feat. Jay-Z) — WINNER
Cardi B, “Type Shit” (Migos feat. Cardi B)
Drake, “Havin’ Our Way” (Migos feat. Drake)
Lil Durk, “Back in Blood” (Pooh Shiesty feat. Lil Durk)
Megan The Stallion, “On Me (Remix)” (Lil Baby feat. Megan Thee Stallion)
Roddy Ricch, “Lemonade (Remix)” (Internet Money feat. Don Toliver & Roddy Ricch)

Impact track
Nipsey Hussle feat. Jay-Z, “What It Feels Like” — WINNER
Black Thought , “Thought Vs Everybody”
Lil Nas X, “Montero (Call Me By Your Name)”
Lil Baby & Kirk Franklin, “We Win”
Meek Mill Feat. Lil Durk, “Pain Away”
Rapsody, “12 Problems”

I Am Hip Hop award

Rock the Bells cultural influence award
Tyler, The Creator