BET Hip Hop Award for Album of the Year

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BET Hip Hop Award for Album of the Year
Jay-Z Beyonce.jpg
2018 Winner The Carters (Beyoncé & Jay-Z)
Awarded forExcellent Hip Hop Album
CountryUnited States (US)
Presented byBlack Entertainment Television (BET)
First awarded2006
Last awarded2018
Most awardsJay-Z and T.I. (3)
Most nominationsJay-Z (7)

The BET Hip Hop Award for Album of the Year is an award presented to recording artists for quality album at the BET Hip Hop Awards. Originally titled CD of the Year but it was changed during the 2013 ceremony.


"‡" Indicates the album was nominated for the Grammy Award for Best Rap Album.
"†" Indicates the album was won for the Grammy Award for Best Rap Album.

Year Recipients Work Nominees Ref.
2006 T.I. King

2007 T.I. T.I. vs. T.I.P.

Common Finding Forever
2008 Lil Wayne Tha Carter III

2009 T.I. Paper Trail

2010 Jay-Z The Blueprint 3

2011 Kanye West My Beautiful Dark Twisted Fantasy

2012 The Throne (Jay Z & Kanye West) Watch the Throne

2013 Kendrick Lamar good kid, m.A.A.d city

2014 Drake Nothing Was the Same

2015 J. Cole 2014 Forest Hills Drive
2016 Drake Views

2017 Kendrick Lamar DAMN.

2018 The Carters (Beyoncé & Jay-Z) Everything Is Love

Category facts[edit]

Artists that received multiple nominations
Nominations Artist
7 Jay-Z
6 Drake
Kanye West
5 J. Cole
3 Eminem
Kendrick Lamar
Lupe Fiasco
2 Big Sean
DJ Khaled
Lil Wayne
Nicki Minaj
Rick Ross
Artists that received multiple awards
Awards Artist
3 Jay-Z
2 Drake
Kendrick Lamar
Kanye West


  1. ^ "And the Nominees Are".
  2. ^ "BET Hip Hop Awards 2017 Nominations". BET. Retrieved 15 September 2017.