KENDRICK LAMAR TAKES HOME AWARDS FOR SWEET 16: BEST FEATURED VERSE, LYRICIST OF THE YEAR, MVP OF THE YEAR, BEST COLLABO AND ALBUM OF THE YEAR
DRAKE WINS 4 AWARDS FOR BEST HIP HOP VIDEO, BEST COLLABO, BEST CLUB BANGER, AND THE PEOPLE’S CHAMP AWARD
BONE THUGS-N-HARMONY REUNITE ON STAGE AND PERFORM A MEDLEY OF THEIR BIGGEST HITS “THUGGISH RUGGISH BONE,” “FIRST OF THE MONTH” AND “CROSSROADS”
EVE HONORS MC LYTE WITH THE ‘I AM HIP HOP’ AWARD PRESENTED BY SPRITE
UNCLE SNOOP DELIVERS AS NEW HOST
The “BET Hip Hop Awards” would deliver an incredible show were quickly put to rest as hip hop’s elite celebrated another incredible year at the Boisfeuillet Jones Civic Center in Atlanta, Georgia. With host Uncle Snoop cruising on the stage, viewers were treated to a show like no other. Kendrick Lamar was the big winner of the night and won five “BET Hip Hop Awards.” Drake received 4 awards.
Rapper Eve honored hip hop pioneer MC Lyte with the “I Am Hip Hop” Award presented by Sprite, making sure the ladies were recognized for their contributions to hip hop as well. The highly anticipated cyphers exceeded expectations, and were only matched by the stellar performances from some of hip hop’s top artists including Rick Ross, Kendrick Lamar, Diddy, Meek Mill, DJ Khaled, 2 Chainz, French Montana, Bone Thugs-N-Harmony and many more.
The 2013 complete list of “BET Hip Hop Awards” winners are:
Best Hip Hop Video
Drake – Started From the Bottom
Reese’s Perfect Combo Award (Best Collabo, Duo or Group)
A$AP Rocky f/ Drake, 2 Chainz & Kendrick Lamar – Problems
Best Live Performer
Lyricist of the Year
Video Director of the Year
DJ of the Year
Producer of the Year
Mike WiLL Made It
MVP of the Year
Track of the Year
Started From The Bottom – Produced by Mike Zombie & Noah “40” Shebib (Drake)
Album of the Year
Kendrick Lamar – good kid, m.A.A.d city
Who New?: Rookie of the Year Award Powered by Monster DNA
Hustler of the Year
Made-You-Look Award (Best Hip Hop Style)
Best Hip Hop Online Site
Best Club Banger
French Montana f/ Rick Ross, Drake & Lil Wayne – Pop That (Produced by Lee on the Beats)
Big Sean – Detroit
Sweet 16: Best Featured Verse
Kendrick Lamar – Problems (A$AP Rocky f/ Drake, 2 Chainz & Kendrick Lamar)
J. Cole f/ TLC – Crooked Smile
People’s Champ Award
Drake – Started From The Bottom
Catch encore presentations of the “BET HIP HOP AWARDS”on Thursday 10/17/13 at 9P-11P; Saturday 10/19/13 at 10P-12M; and Friday 10/25/13 at 8P-10P.
“BET HIP HOP AWARDS 2013”will also air on Friday, October 18th on BET’s international network in the UK and Africa, reaching more than 17 million households in 50+ countries.
Stephen G. Hill, BET’s President of Music Programming and Specials, Lynne Harris Taylor, BET’s Vice President of Specials, will serve as Executive Producers for the BET Hip Hop Awards, along with Jesse Collins, CEO of Jesse Collins Entertainment.
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About “BET Hip Hop Awards”
“BET Hip Hop Awards” is an annual celebration that pays homage to a culture that changed the world while highlighting the best in hip hop music. Year after year, BET Networks delivers the best in hip-hop for an unforgettable night of performances, cyphers and tributes honoring hip-hop legends that have and continue to make hip-hop culture a global force.