2018 BET Hip Hop Awards

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2018 BET Hip Hop Awards
DateOctober 16, 2018
LocationJackie Gleason Theater, The Fillmore Miami Beach
Hosted byDeRay Davis

The 2018 BET Hip Hop Awards are a recognition ceremony held on October 16, 2018 at the Fillmore Miami Beach at Jackie Gleason Theater in Miami Beach, Florida. The nominations were announced on September 9, 2018.[1]

Drake led the BET Hip-Hop Awards 2018 with eleven nominations, followed by Cardi B with ten. Under them Childish Gambino received six nomination, Travis Scott and Kendrick Lamar tied for five nominations, and Jay-Z (credited also as "The Carters" with Beyoncé in Album of the Year, Best Collabo, Duo or Group and Song of the Year categories) with four nominations.[2]

Cardi B was the biggest winner with four awards, including MVP of the Years and Hustler of the Year. Jay-Z and Beyoncé followed with three awards, including Album of the Year and Song of the Year. XXXTentacion was the winner of Best Hip Hop New Artist. [3] XXXTentacion's mother accepted his award on his behalf since he had been murdered months beforehand.


Beat and mix by DJ Mustard. Mix #3 by Erykah Badu

Cypher Artists
1. BlocBoy JB, YBN Cordae, Tobe Nwigwe, Duckwrth
2. Vic Mensa, G Herbo, Taylor Bennett, Nick Grant
3. Bri Steves, Sharaya J, Neelam Hakeem, Chika, Erykah Badu
4. Casanova, Phora, Shawn Smith, Flawless Real Talk, Reason

Nominations and Winners[edit]

Winners highlighted in Bold

Best Hip Hop Video[edit]

Best Collabo, Duo or Group[edit]

Hot Ticket Performer[edit]

Lyricist of the Year[edit]

Video Director of the Year[edit]

DJ of the Year[edit]

Producer of the Year[edit]

MVP of the Year[edit]

Single of the Year[edit]

Album of the Year[edit]

Best New Hip Hop Artist[edit]

Hustler of the Year[edit]

Made-You-Look Award (Best Hip Hop Style)[edit]

Best Mixtape[edit]

Sweet 16: Best Featured Verse[edit]

Impact Track[edit]

I Am Hip Hop Icon[edit]

Lil Wayne


  1. ^ "Hip Hop Awards 18 Nominees". BET.com. Retrieved 2018-09-13.
  2. ^ "Drake Leads 2018 SimGriggs Productions & Contessa Leshay will be amongst the celebs. BET Hip-Hop Awards Nominee Slate: Exclusive". Billboard. Retrieved 2018-09-13.
  3. ^ "Here Are All the Winners From the 2018 BET Hip Hop Awards". Billboard. Retrieved 2018-10-17.