Megan Thee Stallion wins big at the 2020 BET Hip Hop Awards, including Hip-Hop Artist of the Year

Beyoncé, Lil Baby, DJ D Nice, Roddy Ricch, Pop Smoke and more earn career honors during the 2020 BET Hip Hop awards.

Dozens of hip hop acts received recognition with nominations and several earned an industry-coveted BET Hip Hop awards during the 2020 virtual event.

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Grammy-nominated artist Rapsody took home the award for Lyricist of the Year, presented to her by Atlanta-bred rapper T.I. While accepting the award, she revealed the honor is the first award win of her career.

“I’m glad it came from BET,” she remarked as she continued to uplift female rap. “Mama I got one for you.”

Pop Smoke won a posthumous award taking the Best New Hip Hop Artist title. The 20-year-old Brooklyn drill rapper was murdered in a California shooting earlier this year. theGrio previously reported that two men and two teenagers were charged with the crime, Corey Walker, 19, and Keandre Rodgers, 18. The men were each charged with murder with a special circumstance, and the pair each face one count of murder and robbery in juvenile court.

During Tuesday’s event, Master P accepted his award, gave a shoutout to the late Nipsey Hussle and guaranteed the marathon will continue.

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“I went from having nothing to making millions, that’s how good God is,” he remarked. “This is for the South.”

The show continued with performances from 2 Chainz and Lil Wayne and even an appearance from Kamala Harris. Megan Thee Stallion took home Hip Hop Artist Of The Year, Best Collaboration for Savage Remix with Beyoncé, and Hustler of the Year. Roddy Ricch took home one of the biggest awards with Song Of The Year for The Box.

Below is the full list of the 2020 winners:

Hip-hop artist of the year




Lil Baby

Megan Thee Stallion

Roddy Ricch

Best hip-hop video

DaBaby, “Bop”

DaBaby feat. Roddy Ricch, “Rockstar”

Drake, “Toosie Slide”

Future feat. Drake, “Life Is Good”

Lil Baby, “The Bigger Picture”

Roddy Ricch, “The Box”

Song of the year

“Bop” (DaBaby) Produced by JetsonMade & Starboy

“Life Is Good” (Future feat. Drake) Produced by Ambezza, D. Hill & OZ

“Rockstar” (DaBaby feat. Roddy Ricch) Produced by SethinTheKitchen

Savage” (Remix) (Megan Thee Stallion feat. Beyoncé) Produced by J. White Did It

The Box” (Roddy Ricch) Produced by 30 Roc & DatBoiSqueeze

“Toosie Slide (Drake)” Produced by OZ

Hip-hop album of the year

DaBaby, Blame It On Baby

DaBaby, Kirk

Future, High Off Life

Lil Baby, My Turn

Megan Thee Stallion, Suga

Roddy Ricch, Please Excuse Me For Being Antisocial

Best collaboration

DaBaby feat. Roddy Ricch, “Rockstar”

Future feat. Drake, “Life Is Good”

Jack Harlow feat. Tory Lanez, DaBaby & Lil Wayne, “Whats Poppin” (Remix)

Megan Thee Stallion feat. Beyoncé, “Savage” (Remix)

Megan Thee Stallion feat. Nicki Minaj & Ty Dolla $Ign, “Hot Girl Summer”

Mustard feat. Roddy Ricch, “Ballin’”

Best duo or group

Chris Brown and Young Thug

City Girls




Run The Jewels

Best new hip-hop artist

Flo Milli

Jack Harlow


NLE Choppa

Pop Smoke

Rod Wave

Best live performer

Big Sean



Megan Thee Stallion

Roddy Ricch

Travis Scott

Lyricist of the year

Big Sean



J. Cole

Megan Thee Stallion


Video director of the year

Cactus Jack & White Trash Tyler

Cole Bennett

Colin Tilley

Dave Meyers

Director X

Teyana “Spike Tee” Taylor

DJ of the year

Chase B


DJ Drama

DJ Envy

DJ Khaled


Producer of the year

9th Wonder

DJ Khaled



Mike Will Made-It


Hustler of the year

Cardi B

DJ Khaled


Megan Thee Stallion

Rick Ross

Travis Scott

Best hip-hop platform




The Breakfast Club

The Joe Budden Podcast

The Shade Room


Sweet 16: best featured verse

Beyoncé, “Savage” (Remix) (Megan Thee Stallion feat. Beyoncé)

Bia, “Best on Earth” (Russ feat. Bia)

Cardi B, “Writing on the Wall” (French Montana feat. Post Malone, Cardi B & Rvssian)

Future, “Roses” (Remix) (Saint Jhn feat. Future)

Roddy Ricch, “Rockstar” (DaBaby feat. Roddy Ricch)

Travis Scott, “Hot” (Remix) (Young Thug feat. Gunna & Travis Scott)

Impact track

Anderson .Paak & Jay Rock, “Lockdown”

DaBaby feat. Roddy Ricch, “Rockstar” (BLM Remix)

J. Cole, “Snow on tha Bluff”

Lil Baby, “The Bigger Picture”

Rapsody feat. PJ Morton, “Afeni”

Wale feat. Kelly Price, “Sue Me”

Best international flow

Meryl (France)

Kaaris (France)

Nasty C (South Africa)

Khaligraph Jones (Kenya)

Stormzy (U.K.)

Ms Banks (U.K.)

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