BET HipHop Awards 2021 Winners: Cardi B, Megan Thee Stallion's 'WAP' sweeps show

BET HipHop Awards 2021 Winners: Cardi B, Megan Thee Stallion's 'WAP' sweeps show
Nelly M and Tyler the Creator at the BET HipHop Awards 2021 (Twitter/HipHop Awards)

Fans thronged the Cobb Energy Center in Atlanta on October 5, 2021, to witness their favorite rappers perform at the BET HipHop Awards 2021. This year, several newbie rappers stole the show side by side with veteran artists.

The rappers performing on stage included Baby Keem, BIA, Doechii, Gunna, Isaiah Rashad, Kal Banx, Latto, Lil Jon, Nelly, Paul Wall, Tobe & Fat Nwigwe, and Young Thug. The awards honored the reigning and aspiring talents of the US hiphop scene, ranging from Jay-Z to Tyler, The Creator. Cardi B and Megan Thee Stallion deserve a special mention here as they swept the awards for their superhit track 'WAP'. Here is the complete list of nominees and winners at the 2021 edition of hip hop's biggest award.



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Cultural Influence of The Year

Winner - Tyler, the Creator

Hip Hop Album of The Year

The Off-Season - J. Cole

A Gangsta’s Pain - Moneybagg Yo

Culture III - Migos

Winner- Call Me If You Get Lost - Tyler, the Creator

Good News - Megan Thee Stallion

Savage Mode II - 21 Savage & Metro Boomin

Khaled Khaled - DJ Khaled

Hip Hop Artist of The Year

Cardi B


Megan Thee Stallion

Tyler, the Creator


Winner - Lil Baby


Song of The Year

'Back in Blood' by Pooh Shiesty feat. Lil Durk, Produced by YC

Winner - 'WAP'  by Cardi B feat. Megan Thee Stallion, Produced by Ayo & Keyz

'Laugh Now Cry Later' by Drake feat. Lil Durk, Produced by G. Ry, Cardogotwings, Roget Chahayed & Yung Exclusive 

'Whole Lotta Money (Remix)' by Bia feat. Nicki Minaj, Produced by London Jae, Beatgodz, Tee Romano


'Up' by Cardi B, Produced by Yung DZA, Sean Island, DJ Swanqo

'Late at Night' by Roddy Rich, Produced by Mustard

Best New Hip Hop Artist


Don Toliver

Pooh Shiesty


Coi Leray

Winner - Yung Bleu

Best Collaboration

Winner: Cardi B ft. Megan Thee Stallion for WAP

21 Savage & Metro Boomin ft. Drake for 'Mr Right Now'

Bia ft. Nicki Minaj for 'Whole Lotta Money (Remix)'


DJ Khaled ft. Lil Baby and Lil Durk for 'Every Chance I Get'

Pooh Shiesty ft. Lil Durk for 'Back in Blood'

Drake ft. Lil Durk for 'Laugh Now Cry Later'

Best Hip Hop Video

'Up' - Cardi B

'Montero (Call Me By Your Name)' - Lil Nas X

'Go Crazy' - Chris Brown and Young Thug

'Best Friend' - Saweetie ft. Doja Cat

Winner - 'WAP' - Cardi B ft. Megan Thee Stallion

'Laugh Now Cry Later' - Drake ft. Lil Durk


Best Live Performer

Winner - Tyler, the Creator

Busta Rhymes

Cardi B


Doja Cat

Megan Thee Stallion

Best Hip Hop Duo or Group

Future and Lil Uzi Vert


City Girls

Winner - Lil Baby and Lil Durk

Chris Brown and Young Thug

21 Savage and Metro Boomin

Lyricist of The Year

Benny The Butcher

Winner - J. Cole


Megan Thee Stallion


Lil Baby

Best International Flow

Laylow (France)

Ladipoe (Nigeria)

Dave (UK)


Nasty C (South Africa)

Gazo (France)

Xamã (Brazil)

Winner - Little Simz (UK)

DJ of The Year

Chase B

D Nice

DJ Cassidy

Winner - DJ Scheme

DJ Drama

DJ Envy

DJ Jazzy Jeff


Video Director of The Year

Cole Bennett

Dave Meyers

Director X

Hype Williams

Winner - Missy Elliot

Colin Tilley

Hustler of The Year

Yung Bleu

Megan Thee Stallion


Cardi B

Lil Baby

Winner - Saweetie


Producer of The Year


DJ Khaled

Winner - Hit-Boy

The Alchemist

Metro Boomin

Tyler, the Creator

Impact Track

Lil Nas X - 'Montero (Call Me By Your Name)'

Winner - Nipsey Hussle feat. Jay-Z  - 'What It Feels Like'

Lil Baby and Kirk Franklin - 'We Win'

Black Thought - 'Thought vs Everybody'

Meek Mill ft. Lil Durk - 'Pain Away'

Rapsody - '12 Problems'

I Am Hip Hop Award

Winner - Nelly M


Sweet 16: Best Featured Verse

Winner - Jay-Z 'What It Feels Like' (Nipsey Hussle feat. Jay-Z) 

Megan Thee Stallion - 'On Me (Remix)' (Lil Baby feat. Megan Thee Stallion)

Roddy Ricch - 'Lemonade (Remix)' (Internet Money feat. Don Toliver & Roddy Ricch)

Lil Durk - 'Back in Blood' (Pooh Shiesty feat. Lil Durk)

Cardi B - 'Type S**t' (Migos feat. Cardi B)

Drake - 'Havin’ Our Way' (Migos feat. Drake)


Best Hip Hop Platform

Hip Hop DX

Hot New Hiphop

The Breakfast Club

The Shade Room

Worldstar Hiphop



Winner - Genius

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