Kanye West Dominates Winner List of 2012 BET Hip-Hop Awards

Kanye pockets seven awards, his 'Watch the Throne' collaborator Jay-Z follows his domination with five prizes, and 2 Chainz trails behind them with four.

AceShowbiz - %cKanye West% was a no-show at the 2012 BET Hip-Hop Awards on September 29, but he won big at the event. Out of the 17 nominations he got, the rap mogul received seven coveted awards for his "Watch the Throne" collaboration with %cJay-Z%, his work as a producer, and his joint project with his G.O.O.D Music crew.

Kanye collected Track of the Year and Best Club Banger for "Ni**as in Paris" that featured the Hov. He also shared CD of the Year for his duet album "Watch the Throne" with the Jiggaman, and Best Live Performer for their numerous joint performances. On top of that, he got Reese's Perfect Combo for his G.O.O.D Music song "Mercy".

Kanye additionally bagged two solo gongs, Producer of the Year and Made-You-Look Award (Best Hip-Hop Style). Jay-Z, meanwhile, added one more trophy to his collection by taking home Hustler of the Year title. He was unfortunately absent from the show as well.

The show was taped at Atlanta Civic Center with %cMike Epps% as a host. Musical guests included %cRick Ross%, %c50 Cent%, %cBusta Rhymes%, %cFat Joe% and %cMissy Elliott%. Another artist who won multiple prizes was Rookie of the Year, %c2 Chainz%.

  • Reese's Perfect Combo: %cKanye West%, %c2 Chainz%, %cBig Sean% and %cPusha T% - "Mercy"
  • Hip-Hop Video Director of the Year: Hype Williams
  • Track of the Year: "Ni**as in Paris" - %cJay-Z% and %cKanye West%
  • Sweet 16 - Best Featured Verse: %c2 Chainz% - "Mercy"
  • Rookie of the Year: %c2 Chainz%
  • Producer of the Year: %cKanye West%
  • People's Champ Award: "No Lie" - %c2 Chainz% featuring %cDrake%
  • MVP of the Year: %cRick Ross%
  • Made-You-Look Award (Best Hip-Hop Style): %cKanye West%
  • Lyricist of the Year: %cKendrick Lamar%
  • Impact Track: "Daughters" - %cNas%
  • Hustler of the Year: %cJay-Z%
  • CD of the Year: "Watch the Throne" - %cJay-Z% and %cKanye West%
  • Best Mixtape: "Dreamchasers 2" - %cMeek Mill%
  • Best Live Performer: %cJay-Z% and %cKanye West%
  • Best Hip-Hop Video: "H.Y.F.R" - %cDrake% featuring %cLil Wayne%
  • Best Club Banger: "Ni**as in Paris" - %cJay-Z% and %cKanye West%
  • DJ of the Year: %cDJ Khaled%
  • Best Hip-Hop Online Site: World Star Hip Hop

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