Chris Brown and Lil Wayne Rule the 2011 BET Hip-Hop Awards

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By: Vibe / October 12, 2011

The 2011 BET Hip-Hop Awards (Oct.11) proved to be the biggest musical event of the year. With memorable performances from T.I., Young Jeezy, Wiz Khalifa, Shady 2.0, Maybach Music and more, the 2-hour show was packed with rewindable moments from the jump.

Eminem’s Shady 2.0 Freestyle Cypher won over the fickle rap purists, while Rick Ross and the Maybach Music crew turned the function into a night club with a rendition of their hits “That Way” and “I’m A Boss.”

Mutiple awards winners included Chris Brown, Lil Wayne and Nicki Minaj. Check out the complete list of winners below.

  • Best Hip Hop Video: Chris Brown ft. Lil Wayne & Busta Rhymes – “Look at Me Now”
  • Reese’s Perfect Combo Award (Best Collab): Chris Brown ft. Lil Wayne & Busta Rhymes – “Look at Me Now”
  • Best Live Performer: Lil Wayne
  • Lyricist of the Year: Lil Wayne
  • Video Director of the Year: Hype Williams
  • Producer of the Year: Lex Luger
  • MVP of the Year: Nicki Minaj
  • Track of the Year: Wiz Khalifa: “Black and Yellow” (Produced by Stargate)
  • CD of the Year: Kanye West:  “My Beautiful Dark Twisted Fantasy
  • DJ of the Year: DJ Khaled
  • Rookie of the Year: Wiz Khalifa
  • Made-You-Look Award (Best Hip Hop Style): Nicki Minaj
  • Best Hip-Hop Site: WorldStarHipHop.com
  • Best Club Banger: Waka Flocka Flame – “No Hands” (Produced by Lex Luger)
  • Best Mixtape: J. Cole:Friday Night Lights
  • Sweet 16: Best Featured Verse: Busta Rhymes: “Look at Me Now” (Chris Brown ft. Lil Wayne & Busta Rhymes)
  • Hustler of the Year: Jay-Z
  • Verizon People’s Champ Award (Viewers’ Choice): Chris Brown ft. Lil Wayne & Busta Rhymes – “Look at Me Now”
  • “I Am Hip-Hop” Icon Award: LL Cool J