Every Hip-Hop And R&B Win At BET Awards 2022

Taraji P. Henson hosted the 2022 BET Awards for the second year in a row on Sunday night. The award winners were announced live from Los Angeles’ Microsoft Theater.

Doja Cat topped the nominees with six, Drake and Ari Lennox both received four, and a long number of musicians received three nods, including Kanye West, Lil Baby, Kendrick Lamar, Baby Keem, H.E.R., Tems, Silk Sonic, Future, Mary J. Blige, Jazmine Sullivan, and Chlöe.

The event also included a long list of performers, such as Lil Wayne, Jack Harlow, Chance the Rapper, Roddy Ricch, and more. Kanye West made a surprise appearance and handed the Lifetime Achievement award to Puff Daddy.


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We have listed all the 2022 BET Awards hip-hop and r&b winners below:

Best Female Hip Hop Artist

WINNER: Megan Thee Stallion
Cardi B
Nicki Minaj
Doja Cat

Best Male Hip Hop Artist

WINNER: Kendrick Lamar
Jack Harlow
Lil Baby
Kanye West
J. Cole

Best Female R&B/Pop Artist

WINNER: Jazmine Sullivan
Summer Walker
Doja Cat
Ari Lennox
Mary J. Blige

Best Male R&B/Pop Artist

WINNER: The Weeknd
Yung Bleu
Chris Brown
Lucky Daye

Best New Artist

Yung Bleu
Baby Keem
Benny The Butcher
Muni Long

Best Collaboration

WINNER: Wizkid Feat. Justin Bieber & Tems – “Essence”
BIA Feat. Nicki Minaj – “Whole Lotta Money (Remix)”
Doja Cat Feat. SZA – “Kiss Me More”
Baby Keem & Kendrick Lamar – “Family Ties”
DJ Khaled Feat. Lil Baby & Lil Durk – “Every Chance I Get”
Drake Feat. Future & Young Thug – “Way 2 Sexy”


WINNER: Mary J. Blige – “Good Morning Gorgeous”
Doja Cat – “Woman”
Jazmine Sullivan – “Roster”
Alicia Keys – “Best Of Me (Originals)”
Ari Lennox – “Pressure”
Chlöe – “Have Mercy”
Summer Walker & Ari Lennox – “Unloyal”

Best Group

WINNER: Bruno Mars, Anderson .Paak (Silk Sonic)
Young Dolph & Key Glock
Chlöe x Halle
City Girls
Lil Baby & Lil Durk

Album Of The Year

WINNER: Bruno Mars, Anderson.Paak (Silk Sonic) – “An Evening With Silk Sonic”
Drake – “Certified Lover Boy”
Kanye West – “Donda”
Tyler, The Creator – “Call Me If You Get Lost”
Doja Cat – “Planet Her”
H.E.R. – “Back Of My Mind”
Jazmine Sullivan – “Heaux Tales, Mo’ Tales: The Deluxe”

Dr. Bobby Jones Best Gospel/Inspirational Award

WINNER: Lil Baby X Kirk Franklin – “We Win”
Kanye West – “Come To Life”
Marvin Sapp – “All In Your Hands”
Elevation Worship & Maverick City Music – “Jireh”
Kelly Price – “Grace”
H.E.R. & Tauren Wells – “Hold Us Together (Hope Mix)”
Fred Hammond – “Hallelujah”

Video Of The Year

WINNER: Baby Keem & Kendrick Lamar – “Family Ties”
Drake Feat. Future & Young Thug – “Way 2 Sexy”
Ari Lennox – “Pressure”
Chlöe – “Have Mercy”
Doja Cat Feat. SZA – “Kiss Me More”
Bruno Mars, Anderson .Paak (Silk Sonic) – “Smokin Out The Window”

Video Director of the Year

WINNER: Anderson .Paak
Missy Elliott
Director X
Benny Boom
Hype Williams
Beyoncé & Dikayl Rimmasch