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2021 MTV Video Music Awards: Complete list of winners

The nominees have officially been announced for the 2021 BET Hip Hop Awards, and this year, Cardi B and Megan Thee Stallion have earned the most nominations, popping up in nine categories.

Drake follows closely with eight nominations. 

The ceremony takes place next month on October 1 in Atlanta, and it will air on October 5. The sixteenth annual celebration places a focus on all of the amazing accomplishments we’ve witnessed in the hip-hop world over the course of the last year. 

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See full list of nominees below.

Hip-Hop Album of the Year

A Gangsta’s Pain – Moneybagg Yo

Call Me If You Get Lost – Tyler, the Creator

Culture III – Migos

Good News – Megan Thee Stallion

Khaled Khaled – DJ Khaled

Savage Mode II – 21 Savage & Metro Boomin

The Off-Season – J. Cole

Song of the Year

“Back In Blood” – Produced by YC (Pooh Shiesty feat. Lil Durk)

“Late At Night” – Produced by Mustard (Roddy Ricch)

“Laugh Now Cry Later” – Produced by G. Ry, Cardogotwings, Roget Chahayed & Yung Exclusive (Drake feat. Lil Durk)

“Up” – Produced by Yung Dza, Sean Island, DJ Swanqo (Cardi B)

“WAP” – Produced by Ayo & Keyz (Cardi B feat. Megan Thee Stallion)

“Whole Lotta Money (Remix)” – Produced by London Jae, Beatgodz, Tee Romano (BIA feat. Nicki Minaj)

Hip-Hop Artist of the Year

Cardi B

Drake

J. Cole

Lil Baby

Megan Thee Stallion

Tyler, the Creator

Best Hip-Hop Video

Cardi B – “Up”

Cardi B feat. Megan Thee Stallion – “WAP”

Chris Brown & Young Thug – “Go Crazy”

Drake feat. Lil Durk – “Laugh Now Cry Later”

Lil Nas X – “Montero (Call Me By Your Name)”

Saweetie feat. Doja Cat – “Best Friend”

Best New Hip Hop Artist

Blxst

Coi Leray

Don Toliver

Morray

Pooh Shiesty

Yung Bleu

Best Collaboration

21 Savage & Metro Boomin feat. Drake – “Mr. Right Now”

BIA feat. Nicki Minaj – “Whole Lotta Money (Remix)”

Cardi B feat. Megan Thee Stallion – “WAP”

DJ Khaled feat. Lil Baby & Lil Durk – “Every Chance I Get”

Drake feat. Lil Durk – “Laugh Now Cry Later”

Pooh Shiesty feat. Lil Durk – “Back In Blood”

Best Duo or Group

21 Savage & Metro Boomin

Chris Brown & Young Thug

City Girls

Future & Lil Uzi Vert

Lil Baby & Lil Durk

Migos

Best Live Performer

Busta Rhymes

Cardi B

DaBaby

Doja Cat

Megan Thee Stallion

Tyler, the Creator

Lyricist of the Year

Benny the Butcher

Drake

J. Cole

Lil Baby

Megan Thee Stallion

Nas

Best International Flow

Ladipoe (Nigeria)

Nasty C (South Africa)

Xamã (Brazil)

Laylow (France)

Gazo (France)

Little Simz (UK)

Dave (UK)

Video Director of the Year

Cole Bennett

Colin Tilley

Dave Meyers

Director X

Hype Williams

Missy Elliott

DJ of the Year

Chase B

D-Nice

DJ Cassidy

DJ Drama

DJ Envy

DJ Jazzy Jeff

DJ Scheme

Kaytranada

Producer of the Year

DJ Khaled

Hit-Boy

Metro Boomin

Mustard

The Alchemist

Tyler, the Creator

Hustler of the Year

Cardi B

Drake

Lil Baby

Megan Thee Stallion

Saweetie

Yung Bleu

Sweet 16: Best Featured Verse

Cardi B – “Type Shit” (Migos feat. Cardi B)

Drake – “Havin’ Our Way” (Migos feat. Drake)

Jay-Z – “What It Feels Like” (Nipsey Hussle feat. Jay-z)

Lil Durk – “Back In Blood” (Pooh Shiesty feat. Lil Durk)

Megan The Stallion – “On Me (Remix)” (Lil Baby feat. Megan Thee Stallion)

Roddy Ricch – “Lemonade (Remix)” (Internet Money feat. Don Toliver & Roddy Ricch)

Impact Track

Black Thought – “Thought Vs Everybody”

Lil Nas X – “Montero (Call Me By Your Name)”

Lil Baby & Kirk Franklin – “We Win”

Meek Mill feat. Lil Durk – “Pain Away”

Nipsey Hussle feat. Jay-Z – “What It Feels Like”

Rapsody – “12 Problems”

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