Kendrick Lamar, the American rapper, has dominated the 2022 BET Hip Hop Awards, picking up six trophies.

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The award, which is a spin-off of the main BET Awards. was held at the Cobbs Energy Performing Arts Centre, Atlanta, Georgia, the United States on Tuesday night.

The chart-topping superstar, who was nominated in nine categories, won six awards including ‘Album of the Year’, ‘Artist of the Year’, ‘Lyricist of the Year’, ‘Best Live Performer’, ‘Best Hip Hop Video’ and ‘Video Director of the Year’.

Drake won three awards — after being nominated for 14 — including best collaboration for ‘Wait For U’ with Future and Tems, the Nigerian singer.

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In July, Tems was among the major winners at the 2022 BET Awards.

The songstress won the ‘Best Collaboration’ category alongside Wizkid and Justin Bieber for their roles in ‘Essence’, their collaborative hit track.

See the full list below:

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Best hip-hop video: Baby Keem & Kendrick Lamar for Family Ties

Best collaboration: Future ft. Drake & Tems for Wait for You

Best duo or group: EARTHGANG

Best Live Performer: Kendrick Lamar

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Lyricist of the year: Kendrick Lamar

Video director of the year: Kendrick Lamar & Dave Free

Song of the year: Latto for Big Energy

Hip-hop album of the year: Kendrick Lamar for Mr. Morale & The Big Steppers

Hip-hop artist of the year: Kendrick Lamar

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Producer of the year: Hitmaka

Best breakthrough hip-hop artist: Glorilla

DJ of the year: DJ Drama

Best hip-hop platform: Caresha Please and Drink Champs (tied)

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Hustler of the year: 50 Cent

Sweet 16 – Best Featured Verse: Drake for Churchill Downs (Jack Harlow ft. Drake) and Drake for Wait for You (Future ft. Drake & Tems)

Impact track: Lizzo for About Damn Time

Best International Flow: Benjamin Epps (France)



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