BET Hip Hop Awards 2016

October 11, 2016
Host BET Hip Hop Awards 2015
Time Network

Complete list of BET Hip Hop Awards 2016 Nominees

Complete list of BET Hip Hop Awards 2016 Winners

BET or Black Entertainment Television was founded with the purpose of showcasing African American artist’s music and culture. Based in Washington DC, it was launched in 1980. One can watch music videos, movies and series. The Awards Show airs every year on the BET Channel and features some of the best performers, music video directors and producers.

Historical Background:

Hip Hop music is a form which is aimed at celebrating diversity. There are many genres even in this form of music – this difference is due to the environment in which the artist lives and attitudes that shape the music. Some of the different styles of Hip Hop are as follows – Alternative, Battle Rap, Crunk, Conscious Rap, Gangsta Rap, East Coast style of Hip Hop, Southern Rap and so on.


Some of the categories in which artists are nominated are Best Hip Hop Video, Best Lyrics Writer, Best Live Performer, DJ of the Year and Best Mixtape.